The Art Movement That Redefined Britain
What does it mean to be a British artist? The British Black Arts Movement introduced the world to a side of Britain that had been previously kept out of museums and galleries.
German photographer Andreas Gursky has been taking pictures of people and places for the past five decades. His record-breaking auction prices have made him one of the most expensive photographers in the world.
What is Generative Art?
Humans have been experimenting with generative art for centuries, but Web 3.0 technology such as NFTs and smart contracts has unlocked new possibilities. Here’s what you need to know about the movement that’s shaking up the art world.
In conversation: Dmitri Cherniak at LACMA
After the acquisition of Ringers #962 into LACMA's collection, Generative artist Dmitri Cherniak and LACMA Curator Dhyandra Lawson discuss the artistry of systems, curating randomness, and the origins of Ringers.
JR: Miniature Giants
Installations by JR are some of the most viewed artworks in the world. Ahead of our first collaboration, we visited the legendary photographer in Paris to talk about scale, scaffolding, the ever-growing ambition of his public projects and why he wants to stay naïve forever.
Hilma af Klint
Swedish artist Hilma af Klint was a pioneer of abstract art. She had a huge passion and curiosity for everything in the universe. Whether it was an atom, a plant, or a ghost. To her, they were all part of the same thing: existence.
X Marks the Spot – A history of collaboration in art and fashion
From Dali x Schiaparelli to Kusama x Louis Vuitton, fashion and art collaborations go way back. As Fashion Week begins, discover the history behind some of the most iconic cultural collaborations.
What is silkscreen printing?
An expert printmaker takes a break from crafting world class editions at Make-Ready to guide us through the fundamentals, foibles and speculative future of screen printing and serigraphy.
French artist JR takes public art to the next level. For nearly two decades, he’s made huge black-and-white photo installations in collaboration with local communities across the world. In this Artist’s Artist, we take a look at the backstory.
Inside INSA's Collection
INSA is a self-described Graffiti Fetishist. Over his 15 year career, the anonymous artist has added his signature black and pink throw-up to walls, clothing and more recently NFTs. He’s also amassed an enviable art collection featuring works by legends like Murakami and ROIDS. His 'hunter-collector mindset' doesn’t stop at art, he spoke to Avant Arte about his 452 Gundam Robots, 2000 nudie lighters and the rocks that cover his house.
This iconic artist has been doing graffiti for over 40 years. World-class museums and galleries revere his work, but he’s never stopped tagging the streets.
Bridging the gap: how 50 years of hip-hop has changed the artworld
This is the story all about how hip-hop and art have propelled each other to global domination. From graffiti on the streets of the Bronx to record breaking auction results, hip-hop giants continue to make waves in the artworld.
Curated by Julian Schnabel
Palazzo-dwelling painter and filmmaker Julian Schnabel is back. This time, with a selection of original works by artists from his own collection.
Inside Graham Steele's Art Collection
From a 15th Century Jesus sculpture in the playroom to dick pics in the guest bed, artworld icon, Graham Steele, shows us his collection. The former partner at Hauser and Wirth lives in Los Angeles with his husband, Ulysses de Santi, and their daughter, Asher. Graham and Ulysses are both private dealers and advisers, balancing business with their own collecting obsession.
From dropping out of art school to being copied by Supreme, Barbara Kruger is the queen of NYC cool.
American artist Thornton Dial became an international art world sensation at 60. He started his career many decades earlier, making toys out of junk. Today, he is considered one of the great artists of his generation.