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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
Published: Wednesday, 17 March 2021
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
Published: Tuesday, 2 March 2021
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

Published: Friday, 26 February 2021
All you need to know about KAWS: WHAT PARTY
Our monograph on KAWS, one of the most sought-after artists and creative forces of our time, is the most comprehensive ever and is published in four different colour covers
Published: Wednesday, 24 February 2021
'Remarkable in its quality, force and concision' - the press praises Grief and Grievance
The New York Times and Washington Post laud the New Museum’s brilliant exhibition on black grief and white grievance
Published: Monday, 22 February 2021
Minjung Kim - Why I Draw
This contemplative Korean artist draws on experimental French literature and requires silence and nature when working on her detailed drawings
Published: Friday, 19 February 2021
Miriam de Búrca - Why I Draw
This Vitamin D3 artist describes her peripatetic childhood, her need for solitude and why she thinks drawing is often like pushing a tractor up a hill
Published: Friday, 19 February 2021
Charmaine Watkiss - Why I Draw
This brilliant British artist channels personal history in her beautiful, narrative works

Published: Wednesday, 17 February 2021
Hannah Quinlan & Rosie Hastings - Why We Draw
What's the one thing these Vitamin D3 artists can't get enough of? Each other. But exercise, travel and dedication also help them create their art
Published: Friday, 12 February 2021
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
Published: Friday, 12 February 2021
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
Published: Wednesday, 10 February 2021
Mick Peter - Why I Draw
This Vitamin D3-featured artist channels mid-century cartoon imagery in his lifesize sketches while listening to 'difficult' music
Published: Wednesday, 10 February 2021
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
Published: Wednesday, 10 February 2021


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