Recent Articles

GIFTING: Who is David Dawson giving his Lucian Freud book to this Christmas?
The painter and Director of the Lucian Freud Archive tells us who’s on his gift list this holiday season
Published: Friday, 29 November 2019
The Lives of Artists – Jeff Koons
Amazingly naïve or slyly performative? The New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins watches one of the world’s most successful artists at work
Published: Thursday, 28 November 2019
The Lives of Artists – Damien Hirst
The New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins describes the surprising, family side of Hirst during his ‘90s heyday
Published: Wednesday, 27 November 2019
GIFTING: Who is Nick Bonner giving his book to this Christmas?
The author of Printed in North Korea runs us through his year, and tells us who is on his gift list this holiday season

Published: Wednesday, 27 November 2019
INTERVIEW: 'The sheer scale of this book and the number of images allowed us to tell a very detailed and intimate story'
Jonathan Barnbrook and Marwan Kabour on how the photos in the new Rihanna book take the viewer on a journey
Published: Monday, 25 November 2019
Winter holidays in North Korea are a little bit different. . .
Ever thought of mixing a dose of patriotism in with your next Alpine break? It's a common combination in the DPRK
Published: Friday, 22 November 2019
The Lives of Artists – Andy Warhol
The New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins describes his first meeting with Warhol - and the brief exchange that established who was in charge
Published: Thursday, 21 November 2019
Jonas Wood talks about his new print edition Bball Studio
'It's almost like a blueprint, or a skeletal part of my studio practice, but it's also a drawing'
Published: Thursday, 21 November 2019
Picturing Jonas Wood – Tropical Foliage
Want to know why the painter includes so many plants in his pictures? The answer lies in the lush history of modernism
Published: Wednesday, 20 November 2019
INTERVIEW: 'We wanted to show the crazy universe that Rihanna occupies!'
Jonathan Barnbrook and Marwan Kaabour tell us how (and why) they came up with the distinctive look and feel of the incredible new visual biography
Published: Tuesday, 19 November 2019
Military life in North Korea is a little bit different. . .
Driving livestock and playing the squeezebox is part of life in the forces, as our book of North Korean prints shows
Published: Tuesday, 19 November 2019
13 things we learned from Jean-Michel Othoniel’s new interview
Read how childhood museum visits and spells in New York and Paris formed this entrepreneurially-spirited artist
Published: Tuesday, 19 November 2019
Picturing Jonas Wood – Picasso, Albers and other greats
Why does the Californian artist include works by other famous painters in his pictures? Our new book explains all
Published: Friday, 15 November 2019

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