Who fancies a bit of African Modernism?

The Vitra Design Museum's new exhibition examines the striking buildings that arose after African independence Who fancies a bit of African Modernism?

1 week ago / Architecture Agenda


'I can’t get rid of my trashiness' – John Currin

The painter, subject of the Gagosian's Oscars weekend exhibition, considers the problems of high art in a pop age 'I can’t get rid of my trashiness' – John Currin

1 week ago / Art Agenda


Watch Richard Wentworth describe artistic skill

Why does the British sculptor and photographer feel that artists reach their goals by ‘walking backwards’? Watch Richard Wentworth describe artistic skill

2 weeks ago / Art Agenda


Martin Parr's Bad Weather goes to Switzerland

The rainy, snowy and foggy images from Martin Parr's first photo book go on show at a Geneva gallery next month Martin Parr's Bad Weather goes to Switzerland

2 weeks ago / Photography Agenda


Scholten & Baijings are in Designs of the Year 2015

The Dutch duo and Phaidon authors’ Strap Chair will feature alongside works by Frank Gehry and Raf Simons Scholten & Baijings are in Designs of the Year 2015

2 weeks ago / Design Agenda


Playmobil create a Bauhaus-inspired 'mansion'

Is the German toy firm trying to court big kids with a play house inspired by another great Teutonic institution?
Playmobil create a Bauhaus-inspired 'mansion'

2 weeks ago / Architecture Agenda


‘I’m a nutcase when I get to the studio!’

Legendary Pop artist Peter Saul is working on a picture of Donald Duck versus Mondrian. What’s that about? ‘I’m a nutcase when I get to the studio!’

2 weeks ago / Art Agenda


Magnus Nilsson to collect the White Guide award

The Fäviken chef is chosen for the 2015 ‘Nobel of gastronomy’, in part for his innovative use of microbiology Magnus Nilsson to collect the White Guide award

2 weeks ago / Food Agenda


Sacred Stories: The GKD Crematorium

Learn how an Indian practice adapted ancient burial practices to suit one of the country's fastest growing cities Sacred Stories: The GKD Crematorium

2 weeks ago / Architecture Agenda


Why Scholten & Baijings work so well on paper

From prototype to final product, the designers have produced some of their best work using this simple material Why Scholten & Baijings work so well on paper

2 weeks ago / Design Agenda


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