Recent Articles

Announcing Love, Rihanna: Luxury Supreme
This large-format, limited edition book is signed 'Love Rihanna' by Rihanna herself and numbered 1-500
Published: Sunday, 16 February 2020
The groundbreaking video artist inspired by the Oscars
In her new book Barbara London charts the development of the genre-defying video artist Kahlil Joseph
Published: Tuesday, 11 February 2020
Massimo and JR party with Gwyneth Paltrow and Oscars stars
Both chef and artist helped launch Gucci’s Los Angeles restaurant during the Academy Awards weekend
Published: Monday, 10 February 2020
Bill Viola, the artist who linked martyrdom to the moving image
In Video/Art: The First Fifty Years, Barbara London recalls how this artist paired modern tech with ancient truths
Published: Friday, 7 February 2020
JR unveils gigantic group portrait in New York
The new public work The Chronicles of New York City just went on show at Domino Park, Brooklyn
Published: Friday, 7 February 2020
Phaidon acquires The Monacelli Press
Acquisition expands Phaidon's global publishing program in interior design, architecture, applied arts and culture
Published: Tuesday, 4 February 2020
Why Vito Acconci’s seduction tape is a video art classic
Channelling pop music allowed this video artist to stay ahead of the pack, says Barbara London in our new book
Published: Tuesday, 4 February 2020
JR tells Jerry Saltz how his hat and sunglasses set him free
The Turkish authorities ran into a couple of difficulties when they tried to punish the French artist and activist
Published: Monday, 3 February 2020
Do you know about Julia Scher, the original surveillance artist?
Barbara London, the founding curator of MoMA’s video art program, recalls the artist who predicted digital coercion
Published: Friday, 31 January 2020
The Residents rise from anonymous musicians to video art pioneers
Barbara London, founding curator of MoMA’s video program, recalls her fight to get avant-garde rock footage into museum collections
Published: Wednesday, 29 January 2020
JR remembers Kobe Bryant
The artist and Phaidon author recalls a rendezvous with the sports star, who died in a helicopter crash yesterday
Published: Monday, 27 January 2020
Meet the Riot Grrrl video artist who upset older feminists
The founding curator of MoMA’s video program recalls how Cheryl Donegan and the MTV generation changed the visual arts
Published: Friday, 24 January 2020
Martha Rosler is the video artist who sliced TV clichés to pieces
The founding curator of MoMA’s video program looks back on a media-art veteran and her place in identity politics
Published: Thursday, 23 January 2020


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