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We shed light on the artist's half-brother, his card skills, and the Beijing art district he more or less designed Eight facts for Ai Weiwei's 58th birthday

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Planting a forest in one of America's dirtiest cities

Could this proposal to bring an arboreal landscape into the centre of Cleveland help fix the city's problems? Planting a forest in one of America's dirtiest cities

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How China's regulations gave rise to this building

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Propaganda gets dirty in Map

Our new book features maps drawn up not to define borders, but to prevent existing ones from being overturned Propaganda gets dirty in Map

3 days ago / Design Agenda


Liz Diller on the High Line’s surprising success

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3 days ago / Architecture Agenda


How Peggy Guggenheim made Jackson Pollock

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3 days ago / Art Agenda


Billy McCune – Danny Lyon’s most tragic subject

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4 days ago / Photography Agenda


What is Massimo Bottura doing at the White House?

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