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David Hockney Keeps a Stockpile of 2,000 Cigarettes in His Studio

Yes, David Hockney keeps 2,000 cigarettes–Camel Wides–handy in his Hollywood Hills studio because he “hardly ever [leaves].” He told The Guardian, “I go out to the dentist, the doctor, the bookstore and the marijuana store, because you have to go … Read More


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The Man Who Turned a Warehouse into a Vermeer

A new film by Penn & Teller chronicles their friend’s multilayered obsession with “The Music Lesson” Read More


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‘The Myth of the Artist Starving’

Looking back at the ’80s market boom and other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More


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Patrick Nagatani, d’Alamogordo Blues, 1986. COURTESY THE WESTLICHT COLLECTION, VIENNA.

Camera Ready: Artists Play With Polaroid

A new book chronicles the ways that artists ranging from Ansel Adams to Warhol, Close, and Wegman harnessed the speed and palette of the instant camera Read More


Looking at Art
Nicholson didn’t glorify the officers he portrayed in Canadian Headquarters Staff, commissioned in 1917.

Command Performance

William Nicholson’s group portrait of Canadian generals during World War I is an unusual and haunting war tableau Read More


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Slides and Prejudice

The controversy around painting from photographs continues as new generations and new image-making technologies keep the debate alive. Read More