Art Stories

KAWS, Adam Pendleton and friends reimagine the I Voted sticker

Postal ballot voters can take pride in wearing these new versions of the classic lapel label KAWS, Adam Pendleton and friends reimagine the I Voted sticker

Michele Robecchi on 25 years of Phaidon's Contemporary Artist Series

Phaidon's Commissioning Editor talks about the series' beginnings, why he always wants the books to 'introduce, celebrate and surprise', and what he's learned from working so closely with artists over the years Michele Robecchi on 25 years of Phaidon's Contemporary Artist Series

25 things we learned from 25 years of our Contemporary Artist Series

Did you know about Wolfgang Tillmans’ short spell in social care, Yayoi Kusama’s Broadway musical, Kerry James Marshall’s brush with Hanna Barbera, Jonas Wood’s highly illegal ingredient, Paul McCarthy’s unlikely Vietnam link and Trevor Paglen’s days as punk club promoter? 25 things we learned from 25 years of our Contemporary Artist Series

25 great quotes from 25 years of our Contemporary Artist Series books

Here's a quarter century of artistic excellence and explanation, in each artist's own words, courtesy of our era-defining list 25 great quotes from 25 years of our Contemporary Artist Series books

The Flowers caught in a design classic

Fake rather than real roses ended up looking pretty inside this masterpiece of 80s furniture design The Flowers caught in a design classic

Buy art and help Beirut get back on its feet

Denise Maroney of Dear Beirut outlines a special new auction, aiding those made homeless by the recent explosion Buy art and help Beirut get back on its feet

Watch Will Cotton make a candy crown

The contemporary artist is one of many who've made videos with Phillips auction house to accompany our new book Open Studio Watch Will Cotton make a candy crown

The Flowers that dance to the seasons

Our new book Flower features a brilliant stop-motion work that celebrates the miracle of spring The Flowers that dance to the seasons

JR’s biggest exhibition ever is opening in London next month

The new show will cover the artist’s entire career, from the streets of Paris to political hotspots across the globe JR’s biggest exhibition ever is opening in London next month

The Flowers that haunted Yayoi Kusama

Our new book Flower features a highly prescient, early portrait of the world-famous Japanese artist The Flowers that haunted Yayoi Kusama

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