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

For Jake and Anna, Christmas (1961), Joe Tilson.

Joe Tilson looks back on 70 years of making art

As he turns 90, the British artist reflects on Pop art, politics and leaving London for a life in the country

18 Sep 2018
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