How we got from cave paintings to contemporary art

30,000 Years of Art offers a complete history of mankind’s artistry - are you ready to explore? How we got from cave paintings to contemporary art

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Daniel Libeskind’s amazing glazing

The award-winning US architect makes his South American debut with this classy, glassy residential tower Daniel Libeskind’s amazing glazing

21 hours ago / Architecture Agenda


What makes Steven Holl and Le Corbusier alike?

Learn how the architect took on the ambitions of Le Corb et al, shaping (and sketching) them for a new era What makes Steven Holl and Le Corbusier alike?

3 days ago / Architecture Agenda


Wow! How did you get up there JR?

The artist and Phaidon author has been pretty busy in Philly and New York this week, but what's he been up to? Wow! How did you get up there JR?

4 days ago / Art Agenda


Teen photographer finds the unguarded moment

What does the 14-year-old winner of this year's Sony World Photography Awards share with Steve McCurry? Teen photographer finds the unguarded moment

4 days ago / Photography Agenda


12 American literary road trips mapped!

Now you too can take a jazz-age excursion or a continental hippy trip, courtesy of these cartographers 12 American literary road trips mapped!

4 days ago / Design Agenda


Come with us on a trip to the Noguchi Museum

Stephen Shore & Tina Barney document people and place in a fascinating visual study of Noguchi's own creation Come with us on a trip to the Noguchi Museum

4 days ago / Design Agenda


Black Britain in black and white

Fascinating new Vanley Burke show displays the photographer’s prints and also the contents of his life Black Britain in black and white

4 days ago / Photography Agenda


Ex-student reworks Cornell's 104-year-old library

Viennese architect Wolfgang Tschapeller returns to his alma mater to renovate the university's Rand Hall Ex-student reworks Cornell's 104-year-old library

5 days ago / Architecture Agenda


Hadid, Nouvel and BIG rework Jacobsen classic

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