Recent Articles

New record set for a Lucian Freud painting
Sotheby’s achieved a new British high for the great painter in London last night with this spectacular 2002-3 work
Published: Wednesday, 27 June 2018
“Barbie, Grace Jones or me?” Trevor Paglen on tech and sex
The artist digs into the power structures behind modern technology in his Smithsonian American Art Museum lecture
Published: Tuesday, 26 June 2018
Noah Charney tells CBS viewers how one lost work was saved
The Museum of Lost Art author shared the miraculous story of Tullio Lombardo's Adam with This Morning's audience
Published: Monday, 25 June 2018
Did you spot Mark Bradford at the beach?
Here’s how the Californian coastline - and ancient mariners’ myths - feed into the work of the LA artist

Published: Friday, 22 June 2018
Why Trevor Paglen thinks the military will come to his show
The artist believes DC's government employees are likely to take an interest in his new anti-surveillance exhibition
Published: Thursday, 21 June 2018
Did you spot Mark Bradford at the beauty shop?
Here's how the artist took the friendships and the materials from his mother’s workplace and fed them into his art
Published: Wednesday, 20 June 2018
Watch Trevor Paglen’s AI concert
Can you handle a spooky string quartet recital where the machines are silently judging you?

Published: Tuesday, 19 June 2018
The Jackson portrait Warhol worried TIME would junk
As London's National Portrait Gallery opens its Michael Jackson show, we look at Andy’s 80s TIME cover
Published: Tuesday, 19 June 2018
Did you spot Mark Bradford at the airport?
If you’ve flown out of LA you’re probably more familiar with this American artist’s work than you may realise. . .
Published: Monday, 18 June 2018
When Ellsworth Kelly upsized in the Hamptons
A new summer show looks back at how the artist found space for his bigger works at the East End of Long Island
Published: Monday, 18 June 2018
'Get your Indiana Jones on' - with Noah Charney
The Phaidon author talks us through some of the most highly prized lost artworks that are out there . . . somewhere
Published: Thursday, 14 June 2018
Theaster Gates cuts a live jazz record at his Swiss show
Gates' Black Monks of Mississippi record their performances directly onto disc and release them on his new label
Published: Thursday, 14 June 2018
The painting that pushed Luc Tuymans to 'authentic forgery'
On his 60th birthday, we look at an early self-portrait and a crisis that led him to draw on a wide range of sources
Published: Thursday, 14 June 2018


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