Recent Articles

'My job was to go treasure hunting!' Author Ian Volner on his revealing Philip Johnson visual biography
On Johnson’s birthday, the author of Philip Johnson: A Visual Biography discusses his new publication with Hilary Lewis, Chief Curator and Creative Director of The Glass House
Published: Wednesday, 8 July 2020
Art = Technique
Our new book Art = doesn’t just explore 6,000 years of art history via 800 works from The Met’s collection, its glossary is also filled with fascinating information. In our new series, we lay out the facts behind some familiar art-making techniques
Published: Monday, 6 July 2020
Frida Kahlo, divided
On her birth anniversary, we look at the painting that captured the two, conflicted sides of a Great Woman Artist
Published: Monday, 6 July 2020
Robert Mapplethorpe and the tale of two American Flags
To celebrate Independence Day we look at the two Stars and Stripes images that bookend our Mapplethorpe monograph

Published: Friday, 3 July 2020
Destination Food – The Nordic Region
Transport your taste buds with some simple snacks and ambitious dishes inspired by the Nordic Region’s unique, and delicious combination of ingredients
Published: Friday, 3 July 2020
Art = Place
Our new book Art = doesn’t just explore 6,000 years of art history via 800 works from The Met’s collection. Its glossary is also filled with fascinating facts and connections. In our new series, we examine how location can be key in artistic creation
Published: Thursday, 2 July 2020
How to watch Phaidon chefs’ cookery classes
Want to make pasta like Massimo, or uncover Jp McMahon’s Irish cookery secrets? You can right now, via your nearest screen


Published: Wednesday, 1 July 2020
The New York Times loves Korean Art from 1953: Collision, Innovation, Interaction
America’s paper of record describes our new book as 'the most significant English-language overview yet of modern and contemporary art on the peninsula'
Published: Tuesday, 30 June 2020
Art = Rebellion
Our new book Art = doesn’t just explore 6,000 years of art history via 800 works from The Met’s collection. Its glossary is also filled with fascinating facts and connections. In the first of a new series, we locate the rebellious streak at the heart of so many art movements
Published: Monday, 29 June 2020
Destination Food - Mexico
Transport your taste buds with some simple snacks and ambitious dishes inspired by Mexico's Mediterranean, Arab and Jewish influenced fantastic food culture
Published: Wednesday, 24 June 2020
Adriano Rampazzo's Lockdown Life
Our Signature Dishes illustrator has been catching up on Sopranos and Boardwalk Empire box sets, playing his old vinyl and cooking, cooking, cooking!

Published: Tuesday, 23 June 2020
Where’s the beef in Irish cuisine?
The Galway chef, author and food scholar Jp McMahon on the history behind Irish cattle
Published: Friday, 19 June 2020
Great Women Artists whose partners were 'also artists'
Krasner, Carrington and Claudel all had famous husbands - but did it help or hinder them?
Published: Thursday, 18 June 2020

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