Recent Articles

Get to know this Great Woman Artist
Come to Waddington Custot to admire the work of European Modernist Maria Helena Vieira da Silva
Published: Wednesday, 13 November 2019
The Art of Anatomy – Eye Teaching Model
This 19th century model used a glass lens to demonstrate to both opticians and keen amateurs how our vision works
Published: Wednesday, 13 November 2019
Focusing on Freud's family
The artist’s grandfather helped Lucian settle in London, where he fathered a large, unconventional family of his own
Published: Tuesday, 12 November 2019
How Jennifer Aniston and the Red Carpet changed fashion in LA
The city's movie business has shaped the way LA designers design for its stars, in public and in private
Published: Tuesday, 12 November 2019
The life that led to Ada’s Wrinkles
Children starting out on their own journey can hear the life stories of their elders in JR’s charming new book
Published: Tuesday, 12 November 2019
Industry in North Korea is a little bit different. . .
Who doesn't love a well turned out lathe? Or a professionally run ammonium sulphate production factory? In the DPRK even an espresso machine can be deemed heroic - and it's all led to some strange but beautiful artworks
Published: Monday, 11 November 2019
The Art of Anatomy - The Anatomage Table
This touch-screen human cadaver enables students to get under the skin without reaching for the scalpel
Published: Monday, 11 November 2019
Picturing Jonas Wood - Sports
The artist composes his work using many sources of inspiration. Here’s what he has to say about his love of sports
Published: Friday, 8 November 2019
Great Women Artists is the French Art Book of the Year
The French booksellers’ award singles out our new book for its physical beauty - and the way it rewrites art history
Published: Friday, 8 November 2019
Landscapes in North Korea are a little bit different...
In the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea even a forest or a waterfall can be political, as our new book reveals
Published: Wednesday, 6 November 2019
The Art of Anatomy – Mark Fairchild
Our ability – and inability – to see colour is laid bare in this illustration of two very different human retinas
Published: Friday, 1 November 2019
The Art of Anatomy - Jan Wandelaar
This 18th century engraving is perfect for Halloween, but what's the story with the rhino in the background?
Published: Thursday, 31 October 2019
11 things we learned from Jonas Wood’s new interview
The artist sat down with fellow painter Mark Grotjahn for a candid Q&A for our new book. Here are the highlights
Published: Tuesday, 29 October 2019


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