Art Stories

Martin Wilner - Why I Draw

The artist and psychiatrist on the link between drawing as an artist and a child, and why one of the oldest forms of expression is the perfect antidote to our present moment Martin Wilner - Why I Draw

Grief and Grievance to open in New York

Okwui Enwezor's remarkably prescient, landmark exhibition brings together works examining black grief and white grievance to reveal the rocky outline of America’s body politic Grief and Grievance to open in New York

Mick Peter - Why I Draw

This Vitamin D3-featured artist channels mid-century cartoon imagery in his lifesize sketches while listening to 'difficult' music Mick Peter - Why I Draw

The Obamas and The Albers

As President's Day approaches this Monday, we look back at Michelle and Barack’s admiration for Anni and Josef The Obamas and The Albers

Christina Quarles - Why I Draw

The Vitamin D3-featured artist describes the great accessibility of drawing, her childhood influences and how she knows when a picture is finished Christina Quarles - Why I Draw

Nathaniel Mary Quinn - Why I Draw

This Vitamin D3-featured artist channels tough early memories into his visceral and fragmented drawings
Nathaniel Mary Quinn - Why I Draw

5 Books for Black History Month

From fire hoses to free jazz, these art books will make for compelling and thought-provoking additions to your bookshelf 5 Books for Black History Month

Jean Jullien shares a simple lover's cartoon, in time for Valentine's Day

The author and illustrator proves he can charm adults as well as children with this witty cartoon Jean Jullien shares a simple lover's cartoon, in time for Valentine's Day

Ogata Kōrin's Flowers make a loving Valentine’s Day gift

Searching for a timely yet timeless lover’s gift? Here’s why, this February 14, you should pluck a copy of Flower for them Ogata Kōrin's Flowers make a loving Valentine’s Day gift

Jade Montserrat - Why I Draw

'Drawing is meditation and observation. Drawing connects me to my roots, allows me to follow, to honour and to own them,' says this Vitamin D3 artist Jade Montserrat - Why I Draw

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