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Coop Himmelb(l)au's Flying Garden Tower

The Austrian practice designed this centrepiece tower for Frankfurt’s new airport
Published: Thursday, 29 January 2015


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Psst! Want to know about The Art of Forgery?
Then watch this great Phaidon video, shot with Noah Charney in the Italian capital, Rome
Published: Wednesday, 28 January 2015
Is this the most intimate painting of Andy Warhol?
Born this day in 1900, Alice Neel captured Andy after his shooting - just one of her many overlooked masterpieces
Published: Wednesday, 28 January 2015
A Movement in a Moment: Dada
'It was total pandemonium. The people around us were shouting, laughing and gesticulating.' Relive the incredible few months during which a short-lived Swiss nightclub gave rise to the first artistic assault on modern culture, Dada
Published: Wednesday, 28 January 2015
Smithsonian to open on London Olympics site
First opening anywhere outside of the US will be a site in the British capital called Olympicopolis
Published: Wednesday, 28 January 2015
When snow fell on the Adriatic
Mario Giacomelli's photos of young priests playing in the snow are as beguiling today as they were in 1961
Published: Tuesday, 27 January 2015
5 ways Scholten & Baijings do it differently
From craftsmanship to prototyping, cars to teapots, here's how these Dutch designers are innovating the industry
Published: Tuesday, 27 January 2015
Will this sci-fi city get off the ground?
Suspended over a quarry, Asymptote's Hunan eco city boasts hi-tech transport and robot-delivered takeouts
Published: Tuesday, 27 January 2015
Meet the artist who reworks Francis Bacon
Why does Michel Platnic create film-set style copies of the late painter's best-known works?
Published: Monday, 26 January 2015
Dieter Rams classics meet contemporary graphics
The Systems exhibition in Paris pairs posters by today's best designers with Braun's classic, 20th century products
Published: Friday, 23 January 2015
'Let's split this!' Theaster Gates shares £40k prize
The winner of the Artes Mundi extends his practice by sharing winnings with his fellow short-listed artists
Published: Friday, 23 January 2015
5 buildings making power production look good
Latest Phaidon Atlas Editors' Focus looks at power plants that please the eye
Published: Friday, 23 January 2015
The mechanised world of Francis Picabia
On the anniversary of his birth we take a look at what made the reluctant Dada pioneer tick
Published: Thursday, 22 January 2015
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