Art Stories

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

Why Pace is showing Adam Pendleton’s paintings alongside David Adjaye’s sculptures

Here's why Pendleton’s text paintings complement Adjaye's pyramid sculptures so well at this new Hong Kong show Why Pace is showing Adam Pendleton’s paintings alongside David Adjaye’s sculptures

How KAWS and his cartoon sculptures capture compassion and companionship

Our new book describes how the artist’s pop appropriations bring humanity into a highly commodified world How KAWS and his cartoon sculptures capture compassion and companionship

When KAWS art-bombed phone booths and billboards

Our new book explains how the artist’s subversive advertising interventions helped introduce him to the wider world When KAWS art-bombed phone booths and billboards

Yayoi Kusama’s new show bursts into life at The New York Botanical Garden

The New York institution displays new works exploring one of the artist’s life-long obsessions - flowers! Yayoi Kusama’s new show bursts into life at The New York Botanical Garden

Homer Simpson, KAWS and the cartoon mind

An early trip to Japan led the artist to reassess and reintegrate American cartoon culture into his practice Homer Simpson, KAWS and the cartoon mind

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