Martin Gayford’s most recent book, with David Hockney, is 'A History of Pictures: From the Cave to the Computer Screen' (Thames & Hudson).

Wayne Thiebaud, photographed in front of Fields and Furrows (2002), in 2013. Photo: Sacramento State/Mary Weikert

Geometry, pastries and paint: an interview with Wayne Thiebaud

‘I started painting these triangles and turning them into pies. I thought, “My God! I’m done in! Nobody will ever take me seriously!”’

16 Sep 2017
Jim Dine photographed in his studio in Walla Walla, Washington, USA, in July 2014. Photo: Jason Teffry

Jim Dine’s six-decade experiment

The American artist is a maverick, especially in the world of printmaking

15 Apr 2017

Beyond the Surface: Howard Hodgkin, 1932–2017

The celebrated painter Howard Hodgkin has died in London aged 84

9 Mar 2017
Jannis Kounellis photographed at the Monnaie de Paris, March 2016.

‘Everything needs to be centred on humanity’: Jannis Kounellis, 1936–2017

The artist Jannis Kounellis has died in Rome at the age of 80

17 Feb 2017

‘I felt I was more connected in a way with Arab art’

Dia Al-Azzawi on why he sees himself less as an Iraqi artist and more as one from the wider Middle East

22 Oct 2016

Solitary Soul: Interview with Lee Ufan

‘My painting is a game, with the canvas as my opponent’

16 Nov 2015

Gilbert & George Interview: July/August Apollo

Martin Gayford talks to artist duo Gilbert & George at their East London studio

18 Jul 2014

An interview with Richard Wilson

Richard Wilson’s Slipstream at London’s Heathrow airport is a ‘sculpture of movement’

23 Apr 2014