Recent Articles

The Art of Anatomy - Alain Pol
Our new book Anatomy explains how the photographer makes otherworldly images via a life-saving medical process
Published: Wednesday, 2 October 2019
INTERVIEW: David Dawson on how hard work kept Freud fit
Wild meat, game, gambling and good quality jazz also kept Lucian on his feet all day and every day
Published: Monday, 30 September 2019
The Art of Anatomy - Lennart Nilsson
Discover the murky origins and starry afterlife of this foetal image, as featured in our new book Anatomy
Published: Friday, 27 September 2019
When Great Women Artists paint nudes
Strip out the male gaze, and you end up with some fairly remarkable artworks, as our new book makes clear
Published: Friday, 27 September 2019
INTERVIEW: Thomas Schnalke on the beauty of Anatomy
Take a trip from the Renaissance to the AI age with one of the writers of our new book Anatomy
Published: Thursday, 26 September 2019
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
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


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