Articles about specific artists

Mary Cassatt

Mary Cassatt: Story of a Radical American Impressionist in Paris

Often overlooked, Mary Cassatt was one of only three women, and the only American, ever to join the…

Bill Brandt

Bill Brandt: The Beautiful and the Sinister

Read about the sinister and Surrealist photographs of British artist Bill Brandt.

Remembering Claes Oldenburg

Read about Claes Oldenburg, a significant Pop artist who created enormous sculptures of everyday…

Refik Anadol

Refik Anadol: Digitized Memories and Machine Hallucinations

Discover the works of AI artist Refik Anadol, who transforms large datasets into immersive…

Jean (Hans) Arp

Boundary-Breaking Sculptors of the 20th Century: Jean (Hans) Arp

Read about the art and life of Jean Arp, a multi-disciplinary pioneering force in major avant-garde…

Carrie Mae Weems

Carrie Mae Weems, Art of a Radically Innovative Storyteller

Learn about one of the most celebrated photographers of our time, whose work reveal systems of…

The Draped Canvases of Sam Gilliam

Lost (and Found) Artist Series: The Draped Canvases of Color Field Painter Sam Gilliam

Read about Sam Gilliam, who helped redefine abstract painting with his brightly colored,…

Vincent van Gogh: Self-Portrait

Vincent van Gogh: Life of the Post-Impressionist Master

Read about the life of Vincent van Gogh, who posthumously became one of the most celebrated artists…

Celebrating Pride Month

Celebrating Pride Month – Artists Reflecting on Queerness & Identity

For Pride Month this year, we feature seven contemporary artists reflecting on queerness, beauty,…

Jean-Michel Basquiat, From Street Artist to Star of the Art Scene

Read about the meteoric rise of Jean-Michel Basquiat, one of the art world's most celebrated stars…

The Immersive Universe of Bridget Riley, the Artist That Hypnotized the World

Read about Bridget Riley, whose groundbreaking artistic work became synonymous with the Op Art…

Artland Spotlight On: Black UK Artists Reshaping the British Contemporary Art Scene

We present a selection of Black UK artists who are important voices in the British contemporary art…