Articles about specific artists

László Moholy-Nagy: Bio, Paintings, Photography & Sculpture

Discover how Moholy-Nagy's ideas influenced the practice and attitude of fine art, photography,…

Marcel Duchamp

Marcel Duchamp, the Father of Conceptual Art: Bio & Artworks

Marcel Duchamp was one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. Discover how he paved…

Banksy, Red Horseman

Banksy Street Art: The Artist’s Best Graffiti – Essential City Guide

We take you on a tour of some of the most famous pieces of street art by Banksy in cities around…

Shigeko Kubota

Shigeko Kubota: the Mother of Video Art

Shigeko Kubota, often referred to as 'the mother of video art', was a visual artist, curator,…

Standards & Practices, Vol. 19: Out of Touch and Out of Time

In his last edition of Standards & Practices, William Pym reflects on Christian Rosa's rise and…

Sonia Delaunay: Abstract Art Between Fashion & Painting

Sonia Delaunay was a pioneer of abstract art in the Parisian avant-garde. Discover how she was able…

Mika Rottenberg: Surrealistic Art Revealing an Absurd Reality

Mika Rottenberg creates art that blurs the borders between fiction and reality, revealing the…

Sidney Nolan: Australia’s (Almost) Forgotten Art Superstar

Once Australia’s most famous artist, Sidney Nolan had disappeared from the art world. Read how a…

Piet Mondrian: Bio & Famous Paintings

Piet Mondrian was a leading figure of abstract painting whose compositions of lines and primary…

Cy Twombly photographs, Peonies

Cy Twombly – Photographs of an Abstract Expressionist

Cy Twombly's ethereal Polaroids are a less-known yet stunning creative outcome of the famous…

Francesca Woodman & Her Haunting Self-Portrait Photography

Francesca Woodman was a prolific female photographer best known for her intriguing black and white…

Wassily Kandinsky, Composition V, 1911

Wassily Kandinsky: Famous Paintings & Bio

Wassily Kandinsky is generally regarded as the father of abstract art in the West. Learn more about…