Recent Articles

INTERVIEW: Stephen Shore: 'I wanted to find America, but I think I was finding myself too'
In part one of an extensive three part interview to celebrate the expanded edition of American Surfaces, the legendary photographer reflects on a series of images that changed the way we look at photography
Published: Tuesday, 21 April 2020
How slick thinking on city design can stop future pandemics
The downsides of density are obvious when contagion strikes. Shaping Cities in an Urban Age has a fascinating tale of one simple fix
Published: Monday, 20 April 2020
Eric Fischl on Art School, 80s New York, and His New Artspace Limited Edition Print
Learn how anger, arrogance, suspicion, and curiosity led the painter to pick up an iPad and create a great new work
Published: Friday, 17 April 2020
How two completely isolated restaurants came up with very different cuisines
As if we needed reminding right now, sometimes, being far from the crowd helps. These two restaurants made a virtue of very different remote locations
Published: Friday, 17 April 2020
Philip Johnson and Friends: Andy Warhol
“It was joked about Andy that he would ‘attend the opening of an envelope’ — and so might Philip, if only the name on the envelope were interesting enough"
Published: Thursday, 16 April 2020
Soviet Space Dreams: Pioneers, Trailblazers and Eternal Optimists
Many of the artists who illustrated the celebrated Soviet-era space magazines had already enjoyed a glittering first act - in the skies and heavens above mother Russia
Published: Wednesday, 15 April 2020
The Phaidon Nutri Blast - Harvest Salad Sandwiches
This quick Italian lunch, as featured in The Vegetarian Silver Spoon, is a great dish to make while working from home
Published: Wednesday, 15 April 2020
Art & Hope: Yoshitomo Nara’s love of music
A look at the ways in which artists offer us hope. Here’s how a childhood trek to buy a 45, café culture and The Ramones instilled a love of art in a young mind
Published: Tuesday, 14 April 2020
The Phaidon Nutri Blast – Parm Butter, Fried Egg and Asparagus Toast
Start your day by spoiling yourself with this nutritious, fancy looking, but easy to make, meal from our book Toast
Published: Tuesday, 14 April 2020
Phaidon’s 15 Minute Art Lesson - The Point and Pitfalls of Art by E. H. Gombrich
Elevate your appreciation of fine art via this long read from the most famous art book of them all - The Story of Art
Published: Monday, 13 April 2020
Soviet Space Dreams: ET and the USSR
Our new book, Soviet Space Graphics, reminds us how even the most fantastic of visions can’t help but show a little of their time and place
Published: Friday, 10 April 2020
The Phaidon Nutri Blast: Pea and Mint Soup
Getting livid with the lockdown? Then give yourself a little meal-time lift with this easy, healthy, simple recipe
Published: Thursday, 9 April 2020


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