Art

Inspiration, innovation and key developments from the art world

How I Work: Olafur Eliasson

Coinciding with the publication of a major new retrospective, CR sat down with the Icelandic-Danish artist to talk about how he works, his studio, smartphones and the importance of lunch

I love Peanuts so much my stomach hurts

A new show at Somerset House reminds us of the enduring brilliance of Charles M Schulz’s cartoon strip, while inviting contemporary artists to create work inspired by it. Patrick Burgoyne reflects on why Peanuts meant so much to him

The evolution of tattoos

Maxime Plescia-Buchi has inked everyone from Kanye West to FKA twigs at his tattoo studio Sang Bleu, as well as building his own publishing company TTTISM. As part of Body week on CR, he tells us about tattooing’s transition from subculture to pop culture

How life drawing got hip

Life drawing has made its way out of art schools and fusty evening classes and gained a certain popular (dare we say, hipster) appeal. As part of our week-long Body special, we speak to tutors from London, New York and Berlin about the surge in its popularity

Exposure: Iain Graham

Iain Graham’s highly conceptual approach to food has made him one of London’s most sought-after food stylists. Art Director Gem Fletcher chats to Graham about his career journey, creative process and the limitless power of food

How I Got Here: Peter Kennard

The photomontage artist is behind anti-war works dating from Vietnam through to Iraq. As he puts on his latest show to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Kennard tells us about the enduring power of the photograph in the social media age