The lunch that upset the art world

On the 187th anniversary of his birth, we take a look at Édouard Manet’s other midday scene, Lunch in the studio The lunch that upset the art world

Le Corbusier's Grand Designs: The LC2 Chair

You may know Le Corbusier's chair. But have you seen what it looked like on paper before it went into production? Le Corbusier's Grand Designs: The LC2 Chair

The ancient building block that’s so in right now

New York’s newest luxury condos are using the same building material as Mesopotamia's oldest temples. Why? The ancient building block that’s so in right now

Don't stop now! Keep Veganuary going with these great dishes

Raw: Recipes for a Modern Vegetarian Lifestyle by Solla Eiríksdóttir proves healthy food doesn’t have to be hard Don't stop now! Keep Veganuary going with these great dishes

How to be happy on Blue Monday

Today getting you down? Then get a lift from Patti Smith, Kurt Vonnegut and Henry James in Every Day a Word Surprises Me How to be happy on Blue Monday

The art of the black struggle, 90 years on from MLK’s birth

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day we look at Arthur Jafa’s masterful take on contemporary race relations The art of the black struggle, 90 years on from MLK’s birth

The life that shaped Harry Bertoia’s art

He's best known for his Diamond Chair but nature and necessity fed into the artist’s incredible mid-century sculptures The life that shaped Harry Bertoia’s art

Why was Le Corbusier so intent on meeting Albert Einstein?

Sometimes when you have a radical new idea to promote you really do need to get buy-in from the very top Why was Le Corbusier so intent on meeting Albert Einstein?

How to grow your own like one of our star chefs

Is the Shutdown or Brexit making you seriously consider growing your own food? Here’s how the great chefs do it How to grow your own like one of our star chefs

Thierry Mugler on fur, Trump and his new show and book

The designer may seem to have indulged in excess, yet his new exhibition show remarkable restraint in one area Thierry Mugler on fur, Trump and his new show and book

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