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Art = Technique

Our new book Art = doesn’t just explore 6,000 years of art history via 800 works from The Met’s collection, its glossary is also filled with fascinating information. In our new series, we lay out the facts behind some familiar art-making techniques
Published: Monday, 6 July 2020


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Frida Kahlo, divided
On her birth anniversary, we look at the painting that captured the two, conflicted sides of a Great Woman Artist
Published: Monday, 6 July 2020
Robert Mapplethorpe and the tale of two American Flags
To celebrate Independence Day we look at the two Stars and Stripes images that bookend our Mapplethorpe monograph

Published: Friday, 3 July 2020
Art = Place
Our new book Art = doesn’t just explore 6,000 years of art history via 800 works from The Met’s collection. Its glossary is also filled with fascinating facts and connections. In our new series, we examine how location can be key in artistic creation
Published: Thursday, 2 July 2020
The New York Times loves Korean Art from 1953: Collision, Innovation, Interaction
America’s paper of record describes our new book as 'the most significant English-language overview yet of modern and contemporary art on the peninsula'
Published: Tuesday, 30 June 2020
Art = Rebellion
Our new book Art = doesn’t just explore 6,000 years of art history via 800 works from The Met’s collection. Its glossary is also filled with fascinating facts and connections. In the first of a new series, we locate the rebellious streak at the heart of so many art movements
Published: Monday, 29 June 2020
Great Women Artists whose partners were 'also artists'
Krasner, Carrington and Claudel all had famous husbands - but did it help or hinder them?
Published: Thursday, 18 June 2020
Love, Rihanna: Luxury Supreme - The Making of an Iconic Book
It takes five people a total of four days to make each copy of this incredible new limited edition visual biography, designed by The Haas Brothers and Barnbrook Studio and hand signed by Rihanna herself!


Published: Monday, 15 June 2020
David Dawson's Lockdown Life
Lucian Freud's former assistant turned Archive Director has been making some rather nice paintings in the Welsh hills these past few months. . .
Published: Tuesday, 9 June 2020
Nigel Cooke's Lockdown Life
'Since we’ve been in lockdown, I’ve found it easier to work at night. The darkness of night somehow unifies what's outside the window,' the painter says in our interview
Published: Wednesday, 27 May 2020
All you need to know about Art =
Our groundbreaking book, made with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, heralds a fresh and unconventional approach to exploring 6,000 years of art history
Published: Wednesday, 13 May 2020
Art & Hope: Kim Whanki's abstract answer to oppression
This Korean modernist orchestrated a beautiful harmony on the canvas - even while his identity was under threat
Published: Monday, 27 April 2020
Eric Fischl on Art School, 80s New York, and His New Artspace Limited Edition Print
Learn how anger, arrogance, suspicion, and curiosity led the painter to pick up an iPad and create a great new work
Published: Friday, 17 April 2020

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