Art Stories

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
All you need to know about How To Become A Successful Artist

Catherine Opie and Friends

Can the fine art photographer’s dignified images of her friends help people become more empathetic? Catherine Opie and Friends

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 JR opens up Italian art  to all - despite the lockdown

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

'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

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

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

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 Kyle Thurman - Why I Draw

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
All you need to know about Jim Hodges

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