Wolfgang Tillmans makes a return to the photocopier

The photographer says his first camera was the copy machine and he’s gone back to the office staple for a new show

Filigran III, 2018, unique photocopy, by Wolfgang Tillmans. As featured in his new show How likely is it that only I am right in this matter? at David Zwirner, New York. Image courtesy of the artist and the gallery

How Ernö Goldfinger brutalised both east and west

The architect built iconic towers on both sides of London - and was immortalised as a Bond baddie

Trellick Tower (1972) in West London by Ernö Goldfinger - featured in Atlas of Brutalist Architecture

Sketch to Skyline - What Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano's Pompidou Centre in Paris looked like on day one

This cultural centre in a rundown part of Paris epitomised 'the Bilbao effect' years before the term was coined

Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers - Pompidou Centre, 1971 Pencil on paper - as featured in Drawing Architecture


Now you can cook like Massimo Bottura (kind of)

The chef and philanthropist has designed his own range of cooking toys - with a little help from Grundig


Astonishing Animals – The Mite Harvestman

Frozen in a thin layer of gold and captured by a scanning electron microscope this creature is barely 2mm long

Mite Harvestman by David Evans Walter

Betak brings blooms, Bieber and a library to NY Fashion Week

The acclaimed show producer works with Jason Wu, Putnam & Putnam and Kate Spade at this season’s NYFW

Jason Wu's SS19 NY Fashion Week display, created in conjunction with Bureau Betak and Putnam & Putnam

The art that Daniel Arsham fits in around Snarkitecture

Fossilised cars, phones, cameras, guitars and boom boxes - how he switches from commission to gallery

Eroded Delorean, 2018. Stainless steel, glass reinforced plastic, quartz crystal, pyrite, paint, 114 x 421.6 x 185.7 cm | 44 7/8 x 166 x 73 1/8 in. Photo by Guillaume Ziccarelli. Courtesy of the artist & Perrotin.

What The New Museum is bringing to London next month

Expect screens, beds, reflections on the past and predictions for the future at Strange Days

Installation view of 4th Floor to Mildness by Pipilotti Rist. Image courtesy of The Store Studios

Sex, cigarettes and spongey bread - the things Wolfgang Tillmans loved about London in the Eighties

The New Yorker's profile of the photographer includes some telling details from his early trips to Britain

Wolfgang Tillmans Self-portrait (Christian) for Phaidon book, 2013, colour photograph

Sagmeister & Walsh want to bring back beauty

The pioneering designers say we no longer appreciate or value beauty, even when it makes for better design

Stefan Sagmeister and Jessica Walsh. Photograph by John Madere

Why Olafur Eliasson just met with Emmanuel Macron

The artist and the French President both agree on Europe, even if Eliasson sees room for healthy disagreement

Olafur Eliasson and Emmanuel Macron in Copenhagen. Image courtesy of Eliasson's Instagram


John Pawson pays homage to Agnes Martin's grids

The minimalist architect references Martin’s famous Sixties grid paintings in these recently posted images

One of John Pawson's newly posted images, which references Agnes Martin. All photographs courtesy of John Pawson

Sketch to Skyline - what Le Corbusier's Unité d'Habitation in Marseilles looked like on day one

This simple colour-coded sketch from the master helped define the style of public housing for years to come

Le Corbusier - Unité d’Habitation, 1946 Ink and coloured pencil on paper

3 cute doggy pics from our Feed Me book (and one less so!)

Cook your companion one of the 50 dishes from our new book, and you could end up with a dog looking this happy

One of Kevin Waldron's new illustrations for Liviana Prola's new book, Feed Me

Alex Katz's Coca-Cola Girls are coming to London

The New York artist reveals the Rembrandt and soda-pop inspirations behind his latest paintings

One of Alex Katz's Coca-Cola Girls. Image courtesy of the artist and Timothy Taylor

Astonishing Animals – The Pigeon

Scott Echols's ghoulish bird image is the result of an innovative technology that helps us see inside animals

Microvasculature of a pigeon head 2017, Contrast-enhanced micro CT reconstruction - Dr. M. Scott Echols

How to sound clever about Supreme’s Mike Kelley collection

Learn how Kelley worked childhood, craft and creepiness into the pieces Supreme is reproducing

One of Supreme's new Mike Kelley pieces, featuring an image taken from Ahh Youth! (1991) by Mike Kelley. All images courtesy of Supreme


Sketch to Skyline - what The Shard looked like on day one

Here's how the iconic building took form when Renzo Piano first put his trademark green pen to paper in 2000

Renzo Piano's original sketches for The Shard as featured in Drawing Architecture

Want to buy the best tortellini? Ask Massimo Bottura!

Want to help autistic kids and enjoy the finest pasta available? Massimo can point you in the right direction

Massimo Bottura (right) at Il Tortellante. Image courtesy of Aut Aut Modena

The story behind JR’s New NYC piece

The pasted-up work, on the Bowery, offers a glimpse into the life of an undocumented immigrant

JR's new work on the Bowery. Image courtesy of the artist's Instagram

Astonishing Animals – The Fruit Bat

Nick Veasey's radiographic photo is just one of 300 amazing images in Animal: Exploring the Zoological World

The Fruit Bat - photographed by Nick Veasey and featured in Animal: Exploring the Zoological World

It's time to vibe up your vases!

3 simple tips for your floral arrangements from Putnam & Putnam, NYC’s brightest floral designers

Michael and Darroch Putnam

Andy's Athletes - OJ Simpson

The stories behind Warhol's encounters with sports stars of the Seventies - as pictured in the Catalogue Raisonné

OJ Simpson - Andy Warhol Present location unknown
Photograph Courtesy of Sotheby’s, Inc. © 2014

Astonishing Animals – The Sweat Bee

Responsible for 80 per cent of pollination in the world this creature's waning population is a big danger for us

The Sweat Bee digital photograph featured in Animal: Exploring the Zoological World

Magnus Nilsson is back - and he's got cakes!

And breads, and pastries, and cookies, and scones, and lots of porridge - all to be found in The Nordic Baking Book

Muffins from The Nordic Baking Book

Trevor Paglen launches into his critics

Artist comes out fighting against astronomers who claim launch of his Orbital Reflector just means more space junk

Trevor Paglen

Astonishing Animals – The Diana Monkey

Jill Greenberg manipulates her hyperrealist photographs to emphasise the connection between us and them

Jill Greenberg, Glare, Glare, 2005, Ultrachrome ink on hot press paper, 106.7 x 127 cm / 42 x 50 in, Private collection. As featured in Animal

Andy's Athletes - Jack Nicklaus

The stories behind Warhol's encounters with sports stars of the Seventies - as pictured in the Catalogue Raisonné

Jack Nicklaus - Andy Warhol - Collection Richard L. Weisman © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc., NY Photo by Spike Mafford

There's more to German cuisine than Currywurst!

Overlooked and unloved until now, The German Cookbook will totally change your view on this varied cuisine

CurryWurst from The German Cookbook

Francis Alÿs, his fiery football and other artworks

On his 59th birthday we take a look at what makes the Contemporary Artist series artist so hot right now

Francis Alÿs in collaboration with Julien Devaux, Rafael Ortega, Alejandro Morales, and Félix Blume
Paradox of Praxis 5: Sometimes we dream as we live & sometimes we live as we dream 
Ciudad Juárez, México, 2013 (detail of video still)
Video, 7:49 minutes, color, sound
Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London

Astonishing Animals – The Steppe Bison

Painted 17,000 years ago, using sophisticated techniques, there's a lot more to this image than you think


Andy's Athletes - Muhammad Ali

The stories behind Warhol's encounters with sports stars of the Seventies - as pictured in the Catalogue Raisonné

Andy Warhol, Muhammad Ali, fall 1977, acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas, 40 x 40 inches, 101.6 x 101.6 cm. Collection of Lorenzo and Teresa Fertitta
© The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc., NY

Eero Saarinen's only UK building is still a great one

On the anniversary of his birth read how his proto-brutalist American Embassy broke the modernist mould

US Embassy - Eero Saarinen London, England (GB), 1960 as featured in Atlas of Brutalist Architecture

Astonishing Animals – Cai Guo-Qiang's Heritage Installation

Spectacular artwork featured in our new book Animal, depicts a scene that could never actually occur in nature

Heritage, 2013 - Cai Guo Qiang - Installation view, Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, 2013. As featured in our book Animal: Exploring the Zoological World

Theaster Gates on the artist representing the US at Venice 2019

Watch Gates interview the acclaimed abstract sculptor Martin Puryear, due to represent the US at the next Biennale

Theaster Gates and Martin Puryear at The Art Institute of Chicago

Iggy Pop has just recreated this Warhol burger video

The singer follows Warhol’s actions faithfully, right down to the slightly odd way he applies ketchup to the dish

Warhol and his burger in 66 Scenes from America

Alejandro Aravena mixes a bank and a bridge to help the poor

The architect’s new proposal for Buenos Aires Villa 31 neighbourhood will help the city’s poorest cross the tracks

Elemental's new garden bridge building proposal for Buenos Aires. Images courtesy of Elemental

Runners! Our Where to Drink Beer author has a brew for you

Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø’s Evil Twin Brewing has worked with another runner and beverage expert to create Race Day

Race Day by Evil Twin Brewing

'I have a duty to preserve it' - Why Tillmans still shoots nightlife

Wolfgang celebrates his 50th today and wants you to see what it was like back in the day - and what it's like now

Love (Hands in Air), 1989 by Wolfgang Tillmans

When Steve McCurry shot the Indian monsoon

A near fatal fall onto rocks, leeches crawling up his back and a wade through water with dead animals all around. On Indian Independence Day Steve McCurry recalls the 'masochism' of his first monsoon trip to India

Steve McCurry in Monsoon floods, India, 1983

In Praise of Paul Rand

On the anniversary of his birth take the opportunity to gem up on the undisputed godfather of graphic design

Paul Rand makes the nurse's needle a little less scary: Big Families advertising flyer 1947

Astonishing Animals – The Lion’s Mane Jellyfish

This beauty has 100 feet long tentacles with thousands of microscopic harpoons that inject a paralysing venom

Lion’s Mane Jellyfish (Cyanea Capillata), 2015 by Alexander Semenov

Thomas Bayrle on Elvis, America and Jacques Tati

Bayrle has much in common with more critical artists, but don't overlook the joy and humour in his pictures

Life in Shirts (blue) (1970) by Thomas Bayrle

Andy's Athletes - Willie Shoemaker

The stories behind Warhol's encounters with sports stars of the Seventies - as pictured in the Catalogue Raisonné

Willie Shoemaker by Andy Warhol spring 1977 / acrylic and silkscreen ink on linen / 40 x 40 inches /
101.6 x 101.6 cm / Collection Richard L. Weisman © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc., NY

Astonishing Animals – The Monarch of the Glen

New book Animal is a magnificent menagerie of imagery, documenting animals of all kinds throughout the ages

The Monarch of the Glen (c. 1851) by Sir Edwin Landseer, as reproduced in Animal

Zhang Xiaogang reflects on more disquieting memories

The Chinese artist draws on his personal recollections in a new exhibition of emotionally charged pictures

Zhang Xiaogang Jump No. 1 (2018) by Zhang Xiaogang © Zhang Xiaogang. Image courtesy of Pace

Edmund de Waal brings the émigré experience to LA

The artist and writer’s forthcoming installation at the Schindler House in LA draws on its maker’s Viennese heritage

The Schindler House. Photo by Joshua White courtesy of MAK Center

Annie Leibovitz, Cai Guo-Qiang and a robot get RISD awards

American photographer and Chinese artist joined by artificial presence at Rhode Island School of Design ceremony

Artist Cai Guo-Qiang, Sophia, President Rosanne Somerson and Photographer Annie Leibovitz. Photo Scott Indermaur.

It’s OK if you don’t understand Olafur Eliasson’s new show

The artist may be referencing the environment in Beijing, but the show’s title suggests it's all open to interpretation

The unspeakable openness of things (2018) by Olafur Eliasson. All photos courtesy of Red Brick Art Museum, Beijing, unless otherwise stated

Can new technology bring back lost art?

Noah Charney on how destroyed artworks - and fake Old Masters - are being remade for today's museums

Morehshin Allahyari, King Uthal, 2015, 3D-printed plastic and electrical components, 30.5 × 10.2 x 8.9 cm (12 × 4 × 3.5 in), from her series Material Speculation: ISIS

Could you picture your cat in a place like this?

On International Cat Day, we pick out a few purrfect kitty dwellings from our new book, Pet-tecture

Suite by FORMA Italia from Pet-tecture

Scholten & Baijings remix IKEA

Dutch design duo's colourful update of IKEA classics will find their way into many design fans’ homes

Scholten & Baijings' new update of the Poäng chair. Image courtesy of the designers

Erik Kessels swaps 35,000 snaps for a few brass band LPs

The photo editor returns to the Festival Images Vevey biennial with a show focussing on collective creativity

Erik Kessels

Olafur Eliasson brings gin, cinnamon, ceramics to his pop-up

The artist and his sister source Icelandic produce and culture for their new restaurant, opening this weekend

SOE Kitchen 101's cinnamon roll/French toast hybrid. Images courtesy of SOE Kitchen's Instagram

Is Owen Luder Britain’s most brutal architect?

The creator of Gateshead’s Trinity Square and Portsmouth’s Tricorn Centre celebrates his 90th birthday today

Trinity Square, Gateshead. As reproduced in This Brutal World

How Thomas Bayrle commodified sex

The German artist saw his country's attitude to sex change and decided to paint it unemotionally

Feure im Weizen (Herzensbrecher) [Fire in the Wheat (Heartbreakerl)] 1970 by Thomas Bayrle. All images reproduced in our book Thomas Bayrle Playtime

Three New York City gardens to cool off in this lunchtime

Beat the heat in these chilled public gardens, all of which feature in our new book, Green Escapes

6BC Botanical Garden, as featured in Green Escapes

Andy Warhol would have been 90 today

To celebrate we take a look at how Andy's wildly differing self-portraits shaped his public persona and myth

Self-portrait (1967) synthetic resin on canvas by Andy Warhol as featured in our book 500 Self-Portraits

Check out Lauren Greenfield in the New York Times!

Our Generation Wealth photographer is the subject of an insightful profile, tying in with the release of her new film

Generation Wealth photographer and documentary maker Lauren Greenfield

Wolfgang Tillmans just shot Neneh Cherry

The fine-art photographer created the cover for Neneh Cherry's hard-hitting new migrant crisis single, Kong

Neneh Cherry by Wolfgang Tillmans

A mind-controlled airship is coming to the Design Museum

Want to become a pilot, but skip the pesky training? You can next month, inside this beautiful London building

A rendering of Mind Pilot inside the Design Museum. Image courtesy of the Design Museum

How not to climb Mount Olympus

Google marks the first conquering of the summit, but our book, Flying too Close to the Sun, recalls another attempt

The Fall of the Giants (1530) by Guilio Romano

Heading for the beach? Try this Olafur Eliasson experiment!

The artist is creating compass mobiles in Reykjavik, using objects drawn from Iceland's tide line

A driftwood compass made by Olafur Eliasson's studio in Iceland, 2018. Image courtesy of Eliasson's studio's Instagram

Grafton Architects win award for latest London building

Their Marshall Building for the LSE in Lincoln's Inn Fields is another masterclass in sensitive city construction

The Marshall Building by Grafton Architects

Could MAD’s building bring big ideas to northern China?

The firm's new conference centre aims to bring bright ideas and brilliant conversation to Yabuli, the Davos of China

The Yabuli Conference Centre by MAD Architects. All renderings courtesy of MAD

What star sign was Yves Saint Laurent?

The designer was born on this day 1 August in 1936, under the same sign as fellow fashion icon Coco Chanel

Gilt metal earrings in the shape of lions’ heads in profile, Autumn/Winter 1986 haute couture collection. All images from Yves Saint Laurent Accessories

Stephen Harris and Massimo on the music that made them

New BBC radio documentary looks at the relationship between great chefs, their kitchens and record collections

Stephen Harris and Massimo Bottura

Theaster Gates harmonizes with Harry Styles

Could the 'Mick Jagger of Social Practice' have found a soul mate in the erstwhile One Direction singer?

Harry Styles and Theaster Gates in Chicago. Image courtesy of Theaster's Instagram

Thomas Bayrle’s little people

Some of the best images in the New Museum show are made up of tiny figures. Here's why the artist created them

Detail from Plitsch-Platsch [Splish Splash] (1983) by Thomas Bayrle. As reproduced in our new book

That's a pretty A-list summer holiday selfie JR!

The artist chills with Bono, Chris Rock, Sacha Baron Cohen, Woody Harrelson and Matthew McComaughey and co.

JR (bottom right) with Bono, Chris Rock, Ali Hewson, Isla Fisher, Matthew McConaughey, Guy Oseary, Woody Harrelson, Lars Ulrich, Sacha Baron Cohen, and Michelle Alves. Image courtesy of Guy Oseary's Instagram

Europe’s tallest building is 50 per cent higher than The Shard

Gazprom - the world's biggest gas provider - has a very, very energy efficient new headquarters in St. Petersburg

A rendering of the Lakhta Center, courtesy of www.lakhta.center

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

Caro with Henry Moore at Moore’s studio in Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, c. 1952, as featured in our book Caro

Meet the weaver who became the Kraftwerk of German art

Thomas Bayrle's poppy pictures, built up from hundreds of smaller images, drill down deep into our collective desires

Thomas Bayrle, Bierrakete [Beer Rocket], 1969. Silkscreen print on cardboard, 18 1/8 × 16 1/2 in (46 × 42 cm). Edition of 15. Photo: Wolfgang Günzel

From seaweed to strawberries, Olafur Eliasson is going local

The weather may be foul in Reykjavik, yet Eliasson's new pop-up restaurant is still cooking up great seasonal dishes

Wild caught trout, grilled cod, black venere rice and white currants, tomato salad, courtesy of Studio Olafur Eliasson Kitchen's Instagram account

These Hamptons dog houses help NY’s rescue mutts

The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons has some architectural homes perfectly suited to your best friend

Domus Canus designed by Kitty McCoy of Kathrine McCoy Architecture, built by Walter Sterlieb of Studio 449, with former ARFan Trouble. Tria Giovan Photography

Dries Van Noten works Verner Panton into his new collection

Belgian designer’s collaboration with Panton estate revives optimistic colours, patterns and spirit of the '60s

Dries Van Noten's Men's Spring/Summer 2019 collection

Let Elliott Erwitt take you away to Southern France

Celebrate the great photographer’s 90th birthday by bringing a little mid-century joie de vivre into your life


What was JR doing at these Basque Food Awards?

The artist joined a skinny Italian chef and Phaidon's other world-class talents at the Basque Culinary World Prize

JR, bottom left, at the Basque Culinary World Prize

Stephen Shore goes back on the road

The photographer is on another summer road-trip in the flyover states, shooting more American Surfaces

Mint Bar, White Sulphur Springs, Montana, 2018, by Stephen Shore. Image courtesy of the photographer's Instagram

Cups and condoms included in new Jenny Holzer Tate show

New exhibition draws together early pieces alongside the artist’s best-known works and her recent projects

Installation view of ARTIST ROOMS: Jenny Holzer at  Tate Modern (23 July 2018–July 2019) ©Tate  (Andrew  Dunkley)

Is Thomas Eakins cooling off or heating up?

Eakins - born on this day in 1844 - painted this work to silence his critics, yet it remains open to interpretation. . .

Swimming (1885) by Thomas Eakins. As reproduced in The Art of the Erotic. Eakins included himself in the picture, as the swimmer on the bottom right

What to expect when Jeremy Fox cooks at Lyle’s in London

The Rustic Canyon chef and Phaidon author promises to bring a slice of California to London next month

Jeremy Fox

What do you get if you cross brutalism with skateboards?

LA architect and designer J. Byron-H's new line of stools draw on concrete buildings and skateboard decks

Concrete Stools by J. Byron-H. All photographs by Samuel McGuire, courtesy of byron-h.com

Want to have a drink with Elmgreen & Dragset?

The European art duo will upset gallery conventions when they stage their retrospective in London this year

Elmgreen & Dragset

Three London gardens to cool off in this lunchtime

Beat the heat in these chilled public gardens, all of which feature in our new book, Green Escapes

Wildlife Garden at the Natural History Museum, London from Green Escapes

Some birthday advice from Alex Katz

The painter celebrates his 91st birthday today - he has some wise words for those a long way behind him

Here's to You (1961) by Alex Katz

Jonathan Gold on food and California

The acclaimed LA food writer died on Saturday - here’s why he loved the Golden State's singular cuisine so much

Jonathan Gold at Sundance 2105. Image by Mark Hendricks, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

What does Rose Wylie love about the Sportsman?

Chef Stephen Harris and the fact that 'it’s the right colour for the edge of the sea' attract the local Vitamin P3 painter

Rose Wylie. Photo by Joe McGorty

What to expect from the BBC's new Gombrich documentary

Archive recordings, interviews and granddaughter Leonie describe the remarkable life of The Story of Art author

Art historian EH Gombrich. Image courtesy of the BBC

Peter Marino shows us his most personal possessions

The architect, artist and collector on the sensual link between the Mapplethorpe photos and bronzes in his collection

Peter Marino pictured in front of one his Damien Hirsts ©Peter Marino Architect/ Photo: Manolo Yllera

Yayoi Kusama's Narcissus Garden comes to New York

The Japanese artist's 52-year-old work is born again in a derelict train garage in Fort Tilden, Queens

Rockaway! 2018 featuring a site-specific installation of Narcissus Garden by Yayoi Kusama. Artwork ©YAYOI KUSAMA. Artwork courtesy Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo/Singapore/Shanghai; Victoria Miro, London/Venice; and David Zwirner, New York. Photo: Pablo Enriquez

Grace's great photographer Tim Walker gets a V&A show

Described by Coddington as the most English of Englishmen, Walker is the star of a V&A exhibition next year

Sethu Ncise, Jermaine Downer, Will Sutton, Zuzanna Bartoszek and Sara Grace Wallerstedt. Fashion - Moncler 1 by Pierpaolo Piccioli. London, 2018. © Tim Walker Studio, London. Image courtesy of the V&A

Britain's new Brutalist gallery looks back at social housing

Sheffield's S1 Artspace, newly opened in the city's Park Hill estate, offers a balanced view of high-rise life

Bill Stephenson, ‘Tony the Ton’ and Martin age 8, outside the Pop In Centre. Hyde Park Flats, Sheffield, 1988 © Bill Stephenson. Image courtesy of S1 Artspace

Martin Parr goes around the world for Gucci

The British photographer gives the Italian brand's new watch campaign a distinctly international feel

One of Martin Parr's new Internationally themed campaign images for Gucci timepieces. This particular image was taken in Florence, Italy, in 2018. All photos by Martin Parr, courtesy of Gucci

How was Pharrell when he came to Yardbird in Hong Kong?

Matt Abergel on the stars he’s impressed by and the ones he’s a bit meh about - you may be surprised. . .

Pharrell Williams

Sir Kenneth Grange reshapes the British beer glass

The acclaimed designer combines two distinct drinking vessels into one contemporary, pint-sized classic

Sir Kenneth Grange's new glass, the Kenneth. Image courtesy of Camden Town Brewery

Who knew Degas did erotica?

On the artist's birthday, we look at how Degas moved away from Impressionism to pursue a private take on pleasure

Edgar Degas, Femme nue couchée, c.1888–90