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The best new city houses are in the Phaidon Atlas
From irregular concrete gridded blocks in Lisbon to leaf-covered façades in Ho Chi Minh City they're all here
Published: Friday, 1 August 2014
Can you compare 'gardening' to art?
Is The Gardener’s Garden co-editor Toby Musgrave right to put Gertrude Jekyll on a par with Monet and Turner?
Published: Friday, 1 August 2014
Why is this Ruscha print Obama’s favourite gift?
He gave one to the Prime Minister of Great Britain in 2010, and he’s just handed another over to Australia’s PM
Published: Friday, 1 August 2014
Back this school and you could get a Kusama doodle
Or an original work by Jenny Holzer, Yoko Ono or Marina Abramović, courtesy of a new online art school for girls
Published: Thursday, 31 July 2014
Harun Farocki 1944-2014
German video artist, featured in our 21st Century Art Book, whose work focused on control and manipulation
Published: Thursday, 31 July 2014
Alfredo Jaar tells NYC again, This is Not America
The artist shows his 27-year-old work, A Logo for America, in Times Square once more, starting Friday night
Published: Thursday, 31 July 2014
What Anthony Caro learned from Henry Moore
To mark the day the sculptor was born we take look at how Moore influenced his friend and protégé Anthony Caro
Published: Wednesday, 30 July 2014
The incredible story behind Flag by Jasper Johns
Johns’s most famous work took in the Civil War, Surrealism, Abstract Expressionism and Egyptology - here's how
Published: Tuesday, 29 July 2014
What would you hang beside a Wolfgang Tillmans?
Warhol, Eggleston and Richter take their place next to the photographer at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Published: Monday, 28 July 2014
Richard Estes and the art of the photograph
New Focus book and Portland retrospective shed light on the strained relationship between art and photography
Published: Monday, 28 July 2014
Olafur Eliasson paints Turner
The Danish artist and English painter have a lot more in common than you might at first suspect

Published: Monday, 28 July 2014
Alain de Botton on Therapy as Art
Our Art as Therapy author praises two therapeutic shows, proving that art isn’t simply an impractical pursuit
Published: Thursday, 24 July 2014
The show that mixes minimalism with the astral plane
CLEAR at Gagosian Beverly Hills pairs new artists with those from the California Light and Space movement
Published: Wednesday, 23 July 2014
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