Art Stories


Jason Rosenfeld praises Cecily Brown’s new show

The art historian and Phaidon author admires the artist’s restless energy as well as her classic influences
Jason Rosenfeld praises Cecily Brown’s new show

Adam Pendleton on the pandemic, painting and beautiful mistakes

The artist says he's learned how to adapt under lockdown but still keep on raising important questions Adam Pendleton on the pandemic, painting and beautiful mistakes

You really must watch our Flower panel talk at the V&A

The expert panel pulled in a wide and varied international audience to hear the chat about our beautiful new book You really must watch our Flower panel talk at the V&A

Rare colour works by Francesca Woodman revealed in new show

The late, great woman artist, best-known for her black-and-white imagery, also produced some full-colour photos Rare colour works by Francesca Woodman revealed in new show

Here's why W Magazine loves our new book, Open Studio

The Condé Nast title appreciates the way our new publication brings big name artists right into your home Here's why W Magazine loves our new book, Open Studio

Dave Eggers says Tomi Ungerer’s last children’s book can help us all handle a very (scary) adult world

The writer says Ungerer’s final book is a fitting work for an age of eco collapse and very bad politics Dave Eggers says Tomi Ungerer’s last children’s book can help us all handle a very (scary) adult world

The Flowers fighting hate crimes

Flower describes how one photographer is attempting to cultivate personal growth and wider positivity   The Flowers fighting hate crimes

Why is Marina Abramović counting out rice and lentils?

The contemporary artist explains her work in a video with Phillips to accompany our new book Open Studio Why is Marina Abramović counting out rice and lentils?

25 neat numbers from 25 years of our Contemporary Artist Series

Want to know The number of blacks in Kerry James Marshall’s palette? How many volts Mona Hatoum ran through her early, dangerous works? The number of photos Nigel Cooke has on the walls of his studio? Our CAS books have the answers! 25 neat numbers from 25 years of our Contemporary Artist Series

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