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 How Jannis Kounellis and 12 horses made an Arte Povera masterpiece

How a childhood without boundaries helped make Bruce Mau

The world-famous designer believes a free and easy upbringing helped shape his boundless ambition How a childhood without boundaries helped make Bruce Mau

'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 'An artist and a citizen'– Glenn Ligon on Okwui Enwezor and Grief and Grievance

Artfulness By Design

Our overview of contemporary interior designers demonstrates the way today’s practitioners work photographs, sculptures and paintings into their artful interiors Artfulness By Design

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 Deanna Petherbridge - Why I Draw

Nick Kennedy - Why I Draw

This innovative artist removes human gesture from his drawings, relying instead on machines that recall and parody scientific processes Nick Kennedy  - Why I Draw

Catherine Opie and Sex

In our new monograph, the American fine-art photographer discusses Robert Mapplethorpe’s influence and her own work within her community Catherine Opie and Sex

Beatrice Galilee praises the 2021 Pritzker Prize winners

The author of Radical Architecture for the Future describes the visionary work of Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal Beatrice Galilee praises the 2021 Pritzker Prize winners

Here's all you need for a DIY St. Patrick’s Day!

Stuck at home this 17 March? That’s no reason not to celebrate in grand style with some uplifting cocktails and a simple stew!
Here's all you need for a DIY St. Patrick’s Day!

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 Ten takeaways from our JR preview

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