Recent Articles

'Drawing should be a strain' Christina Quarles tells W Magazine
The Vitamin D3 artist describes her early tuition, her racial identity and her love of ambiguity
Published: Wednesday, 7 April 2021
Make this Easter an art-filled one with Thomas Demand and Open Studio
The German artist likes to get creative with eggs. Here’s how he does it, and how you can do it too

Published: Thursday, 1 April 2021
All you need to know about How To Become A Successful Artist
In his new book the acclaimed art economist Magnus Resch guides fine artists towards their fortunes

Published: Friday, 26 March 2021
Catherine Opie and Friends
Can the fine art photographer’s dignified images of her friends help people become more empathetic?
Published: Tuesday, 23 March 2021
JR opens up Italian art to all - despite the lockdown
The artist's startling new collaboration with Palazzo Strozzi in Florence raises serious questions about access to the arts in an age of Covid
Published: Tuesday, 23 March 2021
How Jannis Kounellis and 12 horses made an Arte Povera masterpiece
On the 85th anniversary of the artist's birth, we look back at his most famous work, and how it embodies all the great contradictions in his art
Published: Tuesday, 23 March 2021
'An artist and a citizen'– Glenn Ligon on Okwui Enwezor and Grief and Grievance
Vintage footage of Enwezor is shown alongside a new interview with his fellow curator in a PBS report on the New Museum show
Published: Tuesday, 23 March 2021
Deanna Petherbridge - Why I Draw
This Vitamin D3-featured artist uses pen, ink and her internal moral compass to create her detailed images of urban landscapes characterized by vertiginous perspective and dramatic shifts in scale
Published: Thursday, 18 March 2021
Nick Kennedy - Why I Draw
This innovative artist removes human gesture from his drawings, relying instead on machines that recall and parody scientific processes
Published: Thursday, 18 March 2021
Ten takeaways from our JR preview
The artist and activist describes how Banksy gave him his big break, why he fibbed about his age, and how his new book How Old Am I? came about
Published: Wednesday, 17 March 2021
Kyle Thurman - Why I Draw
Careers advisers suggested this American artist should become a soldier or an athlete. In response, he worked those roles into drawings of normative masculinity
Published: Tuesday, 2 March 2021
All you need to know about Jim Hodges
Get to know this important and deeply humane American contemporary artist in the pages of our new book

Published: Friday, 26 February 2021
All you need to know about KAWS: WHAT PARTY
Our monograph on KAWS, one of the most sought-after artists and creative forces of our time, is the most comprehensive ever and is published in four different colour covers
Published: Wednesday, 24 February 2021


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