Anish Kapoor 'I want to write a grand opera...'

'... and deal with the big human issues.' But, he tells us, 'One would kid oneself to believe one could do all that' Anish Kapoor 'I want to write a grand opera...'

9 hours ago / Art Agenda


Doug Fishbone’s Biennale Golf Course

The American artist brings his mini-golf course to Venice in time for the 2015 Biennale this May  Doug Fishbone’s Biennale Golf Course

11 hours ago / Art Agenda


The designs Alessi declined

A new exhibition shows the products by Zaha Hadid, Ettore Sottsass and co that never made it into production The designs Alessi declined

15 hours ago / Design Agenda


If you've got it - flaunt it!

Fashioning the Body is a great show examining ways in which we've 'enhanced our offering' over the years If you've got it - flaunt it!

16 hours ago / Design Agenda


Why would an architect burn a wooden building?

The Phaidon Atlas focuses on an ancient Japanese preservation technique employed by contemporary architects Why would an architect burn a wooden building?

1 day ago / Architecture Agenda


Seeing LA through Rauschenberg’s eyes

Do Rauschenberg’s Los Angeles photos suggest he could have been a great documentary photographer? Seeing LA through Rauschenberg’s eyes

1 day ago / Photography Agenda


Anish Kapoor ‘An artist’s job is to say I’m lost’

We catch up with the sculptor and painter at the launch of a show of new work at the Lisson Gallery Anish Kapoor ‘An artist’s job is to say I’m lost’

2 days ago / Art Agenda


Stories from the Secession - how Vienna led the world

Our book Art in Vienna looks back at the radical developments that took place in the Austrian capital a century ago Stories from the Secession - how Vienna led the world

2 days ago / Art Agenda


Massimo Bottura, Corey Lee, Enrique Olvera and Rich Torrisi all up for 2015 James Beard Awards

The US gastronomy awards have announced 2015's contenders and we're pleased to see some familiar names Massimo Bottura, Corey Lee, Enrique Olvera and Rich Torrisi all up for 2015 James Beard Awards

2 days ago / Food Agenda


'Bruce Nauman cares about the human condition'

Grazia Quaroni, curator at the Fondation Cartier in Paris, explains a puzzling new Bruce Nauman show 'Bruce Nauman cares about the human condition'

2 days ago / Art Agenda

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