Lucian Freud Slices of Life - The Latter Years

The passing years didn’t dim Freud’s ambition - in fact his talent, along with his canvas sizes, grew as he aged Lucian Freud Slices of Life - The Latter Years

Lucian Freud Slices of Life - The Middle Years

A friendly intervention by the Palace helped Freud and his family escape peril - half a century later he repaid the debt Lucian Freud Slices of Life - The Middle Years

Lucian Freud Slices of Life - The Early Years

The artist mixed with rogues and royals in his early London life and kept in touch with both during his gambling days Lucian Freud Slices of Life - The Early Years

The surprisingly British origins of German currywurst

The street food was first cooked with a little help from Germany’s enemies as The German Cookbook explains The surprisingly British origins of German currywurst

Cool Designs for Cultured Kids - The Frisbee

Discover how an amateur American designer took a cake tin and turned it into one of the world’s most popular toys Cool Designs for Cultured Kids - The Frisbee

These Brutalist buildings look like they shouldn't stay up

A smart choice of materials and techniques enables architects to dazzle as Atlas of Brutalist Architecture reveals These Brutalist buildings look like they shouldn't stay up

Scholten & Baijings rework afternoon tea in London

The Dutch design duo has filled Fortnum & Mason with pale green products for their new tea installation Scholten & Baijings rework afternoon tea in London

A Brutalist guide to Open House London

Londoners – here’s how to satisfy your craving for mid-century concrete this coming weekend A Brutalist guide to Open House London

What is it with Sarah Lucas and eggs?

Volunteers just smashed 1,000 eggs at the artist’s request - our new book explains why she works with them What is it with Sarah Lucas and eggs?

Astonishing Animals – The Male Diving Beetle

The microscopic intricacy of this insect’s foot belies a deeply sinister mating habit Astonishing Animals – The Male Diving Beetle

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