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How did Peter Marino discover Théodore Deck?

Which famous fashion figure led The 21st century architect to the work of the 19th century ceramicist?
Published: Thursday, 19 September 2019

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All you need to know about Théodore Deck
Discover the masterful 19th ceramicist whose work Peter Marino has been collecting for the past four decades
Published: Wednesday, 18 September 2019
INTERVIEW: David Dawson on Lucian Freud's Famous Friends
Frank Auerbach and Francis Bacon were regular guests - the Director of the Freud Archive recalls their influence
Published: Monday, 16 September 2019
The battle between anatomy, religion and magic
Why did it take us so long to learn about how our bodies work? Thomas Schalke explains how belief held us back

Published: Friday, 13 September 2019
INTERVIEW: JR’s studio director on his life with the world's coolest artist
Marc Azoulay tells us how he went from investment banking to game-changing art installations - all thanks to JR
Published: Wednesday, 11 September 2019
All you need to know about Anatomy
Enjoy the visual interplay between art and science in a book that focuses on our inner workings
Published: Monday, 9 September 2019
How JR went global
In our newly expanded edition of JR: Can Art Change the World? we explain why he focused on the flashpoints
Published: Thursday, 5 September 2019
So how do you judge what makes a Great Woman Artist?
In our new book, Great Women Artists, editor Rebecca Morrill recalls one key feminist text and its repercussions
Published: Tuesday, 3 September 2019
All you need to know about JR: Can Art Change the World? (Revised and Expanded Edition)
The most comprehensive monograph on the French artist - newly updated to include his latest works
Published: Tuesday, 3 September 2019
A kids' guide to Yves Klein’s blue
Think art history is hard? Think again. The Italian painter and illustrator Fausto Gilberti has made it child’s play!
Published: Tuesday, 3 September 2019
Art school in North Korea is a little bit different...
Ideology moulds creativity and students study art’s purpose and the social obligation that comes with being a pro
Published: Monday, 2 September 2019
'I’m not frightened in the slightest of death' - Lucian Freud on his final years
Lucian Freud: A Life is an unprecedented look at the private life of Lucian Freud - beginning with childhood snapshots and ending with rarely seen photos taken in his studio in the last weeks of his life
Published: Friday, 30 August 2019
All you need to know about The Lives of Artists
The definitive collection of artist profiles by New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins - from the 1960s right up to today
Published: Thursday, 29 August 2019


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