Recent Articles

How our Lucian Freud co-author ended up in Downing Street
Whoever ends up in No.10 today will get a peek into an art world inner sanctum, thanks to David Dawson
Published: Thursday, 12 December 2019
GIFTING: Open up a world of fine art and food, sports and science to kids this Christmas!
Our new children’s books make young readers better cooks, better gallery goers - and better custodians of our planet
Published: Wednesday, 11 December 2019
JR shoots more Wrinkles in the City
The artist and activist returns to Cuba and finds a little more history written on the faces of its citizens
Published: Tuesday, 10 December 2019
The Lives of Artists – John Currin
The New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins explores the personal strengths and weaknesses in the life of this great artist
Published: Monday, 9 December 2019
The Lives of Artists – Maurizio Cattelan
The New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins describes an encounter in Paris with the Italian satirical contemporary artist
Published: Friday, 6 December 2019
The Lives of Artists – Vija Celmins
The New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins describes the tough upbringing and robust attitude of one of America’s leading émigré artists
Published: Thursday, 5 December 2019
Farming in North Korea is a little bit different. . .
The country’s art depicts both high and lo-tech agriculture, both of which keep the DPRK going
Published: Wednesday, 4 December 2019
The Lives of Artists – Christo and Jeanne-Claude
The New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins describes the inner workings of one of the world’s best known art duos

Published: Tuesday, 3 December 2019
Picturing Jonas Wood – Ceramics
By depicting pottery in his paintings, the contemporary artist Jonas Wood closes the gap between life and art
Published: Monday, 2 December 2019
INTERVIEW: 'The Rihanna cover image is obviously instantly iconic. You will always remember that cover and that image'
Jonathan Barnbrook and Marwan Kabour on typography, technology and not being chopped off by Instagram
Published: Monday, 2 December 2019
The Lives of Artists – Peter Doig
The New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins describes an encounter with one of the world’s leading figurative painters
Published: Monday, 2 December 2019
The Instagram account that made it into Art & Queer Culture
One entry in our newly updated survey takes a look at how social media has addressed the aftermath of AIDS
Published: Sunday, 1 December 2019
The Lives of Artists – Mark Bradford
The New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins describes an encounter with the acclaimed abstract painter (and tallest artist he knows)
Published: Friday, 29 November 2019

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