Art Stories

KAWS is now offering balloon rides!

Sign up for a trip in the KAWS:HOLIDAY hot air balloon and you’ll get a certificate, a uniform and a collectable from this brilliantly unconventional contemporary artist KAWS is now offering balloon rides!

Jonas Wood breaks auction record at Christie's

The Contemporary Series Artist's Two Tables with Floral Pattern broke its $2 million estimate when it sold for $6.5million at this week's 21st Century Evening Sale Jonas Wood breaks auction record at Christie's

Catherine Opie is set to light up LA’s billboards

The artist joins The Propeller Group and Pipilotti Rist in a new fine-art initiative for Los Angeles
Catherine Opie is set to light up LA’s billboards

When KAWS sent his COMPANION into space

Our new book, KAWS: WHAT PARTY, looks at the boundary-defying relationship between the artist and his best-known creation When KAWS sent his COMPANION into space

Here’s how you can view KAWS’s new NYC installation

The Frieze piece can’t be seen with the naked eye so you’ll need a fine art app for this augmented reality work Here’s how you can view KAWS’s new NYC installation

A new Trevor Paglen documentary shows how AI gets it wrong

The artist outlines how machine learning just 'doesn't get art' in a new film, Unseen Skies A new Trevor Paglen documentary shows how AI gets it wrong

A simple way to give the greatest gift on Mother’s Day

From flowers to fine art, cookery to jewelry, we have the perfect choices, and you can even get them wrapped and delivered before the big day A simple way to give the greatest gift on Mother’s Day

JR’s monumental tribute to a dying river

The artist draws attention to the exploitation of one of Australia’s longest rivers in a new series of huge portraits JR’s monumental tribute to a dying river

The artists who flock to John Audubon

On the great bird artist’s birthday we take a look at the contemporary painters who draw upon his seminal work The artists who flock to John Audubon

What the early graffiti of KAWS tells us about his later success

The artist made his name in train yards and on the street, and, in the process, learnt some big lessons about art, commerce and communication
What the early graffiti of KAWS tells us about his later success

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