Recent Articles

The birds that battle for mates
Our new book, Bird, shows the surprising similarities between avian and human behaviour
Published: Tuesday, 3 August 2021
The bird that played its part in an ancient ball game
This Mayan artefact has both sporting and religious significance, explains our new book, Bird: Exploring the Winged World
Published: Tuesday, 27 July 2021
African Artists and masks
Our new book demonstrates how the continent’s brightest contemporary artists draw on one of its earliest forms
Published: Tuesday, 20 July 2021
The bird that changed the way we communicate
How the cute and clever Twitter logo helped turn the social media platform into a place to pontificate
Published: Thursday, 15 July 2021
The bird that put the magic into myth
In Bird: Exploring the Winged World we take a look at the mythological creature that spans ancient civilisations and modern presidents
Published: Wednesday, 14 July 2021
African Artists and the photo studio
The enduring influence of posed, studio portraits can be seen in our groundbreaking new book on African art
Published: Tuesday, 13 July 2021
The bird that's judged on its building skills
This reconstruction of a bowerbird’s nest ended up in a gallery. Maybe the distance between art world and avian world isn’t as big as we think
Published: Monday, 12 July 2021
African Artists and sexuality
Pioneering Queer artists are among those offering insights into contemporary life in the African continent in our groundbreaking new book
Published: Thursday, 8 July 2021
The bird that flew to The Moon
Our new book, Bird: Exploring the Winged World, includes the Apollo 11 mission badge, with an uncharacteristically peaceful bald eagle
Published: Friday, 2 July 2021
The perfect setting for perfect books
These images, taken in an award-winning contemporary Californian house, show how well our publications complete a room
Published: Thursday, 1 July 2021
African Artists and Empire
The colonial and postcolonial experience looms large in our groundbreaking new book African Artists From 1882 to Now
Published: Wednesday, 30 June 2021
The little bird that charmed royalty (but really annoyed revolutionaries)
Our new book, Bird: Exploring the Winged World, includes the very first Fabergé egg, loved by the Romanovs, and hated by the Bolsheviks
Published: Wednesday, 23 June 2021
All you need to know about Lorna Simpson
Get the one, authoritative monograph on this brilliant, trailblazing, celebrated American artist

Published: Friday, 18 June 2021

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