Recent Articles

Sterling Ruby, Fai Khadra and Sotheby’s celebrate our Contemporary Artist Series
The auction house convened a special panel featuring the artist and the collector to discuss the book series' quarter century legacy
Published: Monday, 23 November 2020
Watch Nigel Cooke describe his new show
The painter guides us through Oceans at Pace Geneva and recalls making his Phaidon Contemporary Artist series book
Published: Thursday, 19 November 2020
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

Published: Wednesday, 11 November 2020
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
Published: Tuesday, 10 November 2020
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
Published: Monday, 9 November 2020
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
Published: Monday, 9 November 2020
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
Published: Thursday, 5 November 2020
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
Published: Tuesday, 3 November 2020
The Flowers fighting hate crimes
Flower describes how one photographer is attempting to cultivate personal growth and wider positivity
Published: Tuesday, 3 November 2020
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
Published: Monday, 2 November 2020
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!
Published: Friday, 30 October 2020
Yoshitomo Nara and Cecily Brown create plates to feed needy New Yorkers
The NYC charity Coalition for the Homeless is working with 50 prominent artists to raise money in new ways this autumn
Published: Friday, 30 October 2020


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