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‘I’m looking forward to seeing teenagers skating on my images and wearing them,” Nan Goldin told Vogue as she launched her skateboard range for Supreme this week. ‘To my mind,...

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We're pleased to present the third edition of WHERE CHEFS EAT. Featuring 4,500 recommendations from 650 of the world's best chefs, spanning 570 cities across 70 countries, this is...

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A group of art-school dropouts occupy an abandoned building in a major city, attracting attention for their unorthodox beards, clothes and long hair. It might sound like a story from...

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Martin Parr might seem to cut a lonely figure on British beaches, photographing the kind of hardy holidaymakers willing and able to resist the UK summer. However, a new exhibition,...

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Pilgrim at Stupa, Amodo, 2001 by @stevemccurryofficial "The monks, travellers, children, pilgrims and parents pictured here engage both the eye and emotion, and leave a lingering sense...

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Happy Birthday to our wonderful Contemporary Artist Series legend Yayoi Kusama who celebrates 89 years on planet earth today. To mark this momentous occasion read why the the pumpkin...

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Sending warm thoughts to our friends on the snowy East Coast. Photo: Egg chair, Arne Jacobsen, Fritz Hansen, 1957 / From The Red Thread: Nordic Design

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Spring is here and when spring is here Japan turns pink. Find out why cherry blossom is planted outside The Japanese Garden, rarely in it, courtesy of Sophie Walker at Phaidon.com/news

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Mark your calendars: the new pastry-themed mini-season of @chefstablenetflix – featuring chef and #RoomforDessert author Will Foldfarb! – premieres April 13. @room4dessert_wg

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#WorkoftheWeek: Palast, 2004, Tacita Dean . This week, two shows featuring Dean’s still life and portrait work open in London at the @national_gallery and the @nationalportraitgallery . Dean...

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A window panel from a Boeing 727 is among the eclectic items Alexandre de Betak is auctioning off in Paris next week. The sale, Alexandre De Betak, My Parisian Interior – Art + Design,...

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Happy birthday Josef Albers born 130 years ago today (and it seems like only yesterday). The German-born American artist and educator's work in Europe and America formed the basis of...

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Coal Miner with Cigarette, 2002 by @stevemccurryofficial "McCurry can make the hellish look heavenly - incredible photographs that change the way we look at our world - haunting and...

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Located on a small island in the Steigen archipelago, Norway, this house is one of four. Each compact home is perched on a rocky breakwater facing the clear cold waters of the Norwegian...

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Coming soon. The brand new edition of your favorite global restaurant guide, bought to you by 650 of the world's best chefs. See more at phaidon.com/wce . . #wherechefseat #phaidonfood...

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Today we join @massimobottura in Paris for the opening of #refettorioparis an inspiring community kitchen in the heart of the city. We are also launching Le Pain est D’Or, the French...

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Happy Birthday Jean Jullien! (Don't fret, we think you look great). Check out more of Jean's great illustrations at Phaidon.com/news and buy his books phaidon.com/store

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Congratulations to designer and phaidon author Naoto Fukasawa on winning this year's Osamu Noguchi Award. Since 2014, the Noguchi Museum NY has been awarding the prize to beneficiaries...

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Tulia House in Kilifi, Kenya is defined by a large platform, in which a thirty-foot-wide staircase descends like an incision; at the foot of the staircase sits a secluded plunge pool,...

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RIP Hubert de Givenchy. This is Audrey Hepburn pictured wearing Givenchy in 1957 featured in Colin McDowell's superlative fashion overview the Anatomy of Fashion. Read the story at...

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Snarkitecture's Secret Souvenir appears at first as a plain, white cylindrical candle. But as it burns through, a metal souvenir embedded within the wax is slowly revealed. Each candle...

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Because of the hot and humid climate, Tulia House's proximity to the water allows for it to be naturally ventilated, thereby requiring minimal energy. Featured in Living on Water, a...

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Tulia House in Kilifi, Kenya is set on a three-acre plot between a mangrove and a coral cliff, facing the Indian Ocean. Featured in Living on Water, a sumptuous survey of contemporary...

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Sofia Lagerkvist and Anna Lindgren of Front Design combined 3D printing and motion-capture film to create the incredibly complicated, but beautiful to behold, Sketch Chair, featured...

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Young Woman at Horse Festival, 1999 by @stevemccurryofficial "McCurry's talent for catching people with their guard down is on ample display in this collection of faces from around...

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Annie Leibovitz captures Gloria Steinem at work in her home office, New York City, 2015. #internationalwomensday

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While House Over the Sea appears to teeter precariously over Blue Hill Bay, the body of water it overlooks in Maine, USA, the home in fact sits steadfastly on vast wooden piers - remaining...

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On International Women's Day take a moment to read some #thoughtful and #inspirational quotes at Phaidon.com/news from our forthcoming book You Had Better Make Some Noise. Happy #IWD18!

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Before the memory of this year's Oscars totally fades we thought you might like to take a look at JR's wonderful shots from Madonna's after party. They're at Phaidon.com/news now

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A very happy birthday to one of our favourite people on planet earth - Joel Meyerowitz. Born #OTD #1938. He took this wonderful shot in Greece in 1967. More at Phaidon.com/news and...

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Built around a series of shallow ponds that flow out from the Yellowstone River in Montana, USA, Watershed Lodge sits on an elevated plinth to allow the waters that surround it to dilate...

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Tomi Ungerer's The Three Robbers is about 'the essential things of life. It’s a tale about the profound harmony of men and women,' according to the book's original publisher. So what...

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Want to see more of this incredibly cool plane Snarkitecture wrapped for NetJets? Check out our story at Phaidon.com/news and while you're there take a look at Phaidon.com/snarkitecture

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Designed to address both the woodland and the water surrounding it, Pole Pass Retreat in Washington, USA is striking in form; responding to the vertical trees that surround the site...

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Monk, Lhasa, Tibet, 2002 by @stevemccurryofficial "The global reach of the work, and the knowledge of humanity reflected in it, is breathtaking."—The Sunday Times Featured in Looking...

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Kerry James Marshall’s superhero comic, Rythm Mastr, is, in some senses, an indie Black Panther.  As that movie tops the US box office for a second week running, New York magazine...

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The Exbury Egg in Hampshire, UK, is a remarkable artistic endeavor designed to explore ways of living in natural landscapes. This floating home, intended to have as minimal impact on...

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French artist and illustrator Jean Jullien seems so prolific, it's hard to believe he ever takes a day off. However, his new exhibition, which opens in France today, suggests he knows...

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Dior and Betak revived the spirit of May '68 in Paris earlier this week when Alexandre de Betak, the world's greatest fashion-show producer, collaged and pasted together 3,000 posters,...

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The magazine Soviet Life was created purely for a Western audience, in an attempt to popularise both the USSR’s point of view, and its products. Some of the fashion sketches on the...

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The new Eric Fischl show @skarstedtgallery is truly brilliant. We went this morning. If you're in London brave the #snow and go! If not, look out for our #interview with him later this...

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The roof of White Cave House, Japan, is defined by an expansive, shallow reflecting pool. This body of water serves to provide two functions: reflecting the changing colors and movements...

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SF friends! Join us this upcoming Sunday, March 4th to celebrate #WheretoDrinkCoffee at @fellowproducts Store + Playground. Enjoy a book signing & coffee tasting with co-author Avidan...

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Taking you behind the scenes at #milanfashionweek where @anna_dello_russo stylist, editor and fashion icon like no other is launching her #adrbook and auctioning off 30 pieces from...

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At #MilanFashionWeek today for the launch of original street-style star Anna Dello Russo first book #AdRBook Beyond Fashion and a sale of 30 of her most iconic outfits @christiesinc...

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Today we are headed to #MilanFashionWeek where original street-style star @anna_dello_russo is launching her first book, #AdRBook Beyond Fashion and selling off her iconic fashion wardrobe...

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#AdRbook is now available on @netaporter. Swipe to take a look! Created in close collaboration with @anna_dello_russo ADR: Beyond Fashion opens up the glittering and colorful...

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Village Girl, Jodphur, 1984 by @stevemccurryofficial "One of the most eminent photographers in the world, McCurry creates timeless and evocative color photographs that leave the viewer...

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Tonight we were at @illustrationhq London for the opening of #MadeinNorthKorea, the UK’s first ever exhibition of graphic design from North Korea. With posters, sweet wrappers, stamps...

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On the Swiss-Italian border, Brissago is a small town by the edge of a vast alpine lake; this house, a washed-concrete monolith of interlocking square panels, sits high above the water,...

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Andy Warhol’s demise, 31 years ago today, was particularly tragic - partly because his art so rarely dwelt on tragedy. While mortality and mourning were covered in works such as his...

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'I am someone driven by curiosity with a thirst for experimentation and clay gives me a lot to play with,' says artist Salvatore Arancio in his interview at phaidon.com/news . Find...

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Another day another medal and this one is just the right colour for our Bread Is Gold chef. Well done Massimo it really is an honour to be part of your story. And you can read this...

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When Edwin Land demonstrated the first instant camera to the Optical Society of America in NYC 71 years ago today, he probably didn’t quite realise just how important his invention...

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Is it OK to wish a museum a happy birthday? We think so. So happy birthday @MetMuseum opened this day in 1872 with the purpose of bringing art and art education to the American people....

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Mark Bradford's Helter Skelter I (detail pictured) is the prize in Phillips' 20th Century and Contemporary Art evening sale in London on 8 March. The piece carries a record estimate...

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Unlike Mark Rothko's Chapel in Houston or Henri Matisse’s Chapelle du Rosaire de Vence, in France, Ellsworth Kelly's only building – called simply ‘Austin’ – was always intended...

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Bernard Zimmerman was an 'activist architect' who believed architecture should change the world. He was contemptuous of architects whose work didn’t live up to his ideals.  A friend...

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Want to go to @friezeacademy 's Guide to Independent Publishing day in #London tomorrow and hear Phaidon's @rebeccamorrill talk about all the clever stuff she does to make our books...

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As a girl, Klara Kristalova spent many hours walking through the woods surrounding her home in Sweden, with only her dog for company. Woodland creatures prominently in her ceramics,...

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Who’s the modernist master behind this dreamy building? Ward Bennett - possibly the most important 20th century designer you’ve never heard of. If you’re attending Palm Springs...

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Not every contemporary classic can be traced back to a great designer's drawing board as Chair: 500 Designs that Matter, makes clear. 'In 1967, French architect and designer Charlotte...

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Andy Warhol, blood red pompoms and a mysterious silver envelope. . . Find out what happened when Alexandre de Betak and Sterling Ruby put their #smart, #sophisticated heads together...

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Jimmy Kimmel has loved Massimo Bottura's food ever since the skinny Italian chef fed the Oscars host and late-night TV star his famous dish, Memory of a Bologna Sandwich, live on Kimmel's...

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Heading to Palm Springs for Modernism Week? Join Phaidon and our friends at @hermanmiller for two great Ward Bennett events. Click our bio link to learn more and check out @acehotelpalmsprings’s...

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North Korea’s decision to send athletes to the 2018 Winter Olympics, taking place in Pyeongchang, South Korea, was welcomed as a breakthrough in international relations. However,...

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Well done Stephen Harris and The Sportsman! Stephen won the The Andre Simon Food Award Book 2017 last night. He's is pictured here with one of the judges Rachel Cooke who singled out...

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This is Robert Clark's photograph of uintacrinus socialis fossils uncovered in Kansas. As reproduced in Evolution: A Visual Record on Darwin Day. Darwin’s world-famous book, the...

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Visit @anna_dello_russo for a sneak peek inside our #adrbook! Available from 24 February exclusively on @netaporter . . You can read my mind!!! What’s inside #adrBOOK !?! - edited...

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Raf Simons is celebrating all things American in his role as creative director at Calvin Klein but when it comes to the latest collection for own label, the influences are European,...

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Come and see the new Martin Parr room as part of Tate Modern's Media Networks exhibition. It hangs his work alongside Andy Warhol's and cleverly recasts the Magnum Photo Agency kingpin...

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'Stark, deadpan, rigorous, imposing, velvety – diagrammatic but also tactile'. That's curator Kate Nesin describing the 23-year-old Frank Stella's debut with his black paintings -...

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Photographer Andreas Gursky comes from a line of image makers. Both his dad and his grandfather took photos for a living, and as Hayward Gallery Director Ralph Rugoff told us yesterday...

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Marvin Rand often excluded people from his photographs of Mid Century Modern houses, allowing the building’s form to animate the image. However, there were exceptions. His children...

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Houston friends! Join us for a special conversation on the role of art in public spaces with artist Frank Stella, celebrating the 20th anniversary of his Euphonia commission at the...

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On Tuesday night, collectors and fans gathered at @MarianneBoeskyGallery in New York to celebrate the new #FrankStella monograph, the latest addition to our Contemporary Artists Series.