Chapmans, Micallef and Collishaw search for God

The Stations of the Cross shows contemporary works themed around the Passion of Christ throughout Lent 2014

Exit Jesus (2014) by Nancy Fouts

Italy V ArmaLite over use of Michelangelo's David

"The image of David, armed, offends and infringes the law" says government's culture minister

ArmaLite's offending advert for the AR-50A1

Wolfgang Tillmans' cosmic worldview

The German photographer explains how an early love of stargazing informed his wide-ranging world view

Icestorm (2001) by Wolfgang Tillmans

Time magazine captures One World Trade

The magazine greets New York's magnificent new skyscaper with an equally impressive photo shoot and video

Jonathan Woods' summit image crowns Time's One World Trade Center feature

Win a Ferran Adrià-inspired dinner party

Yes you read that right - Phaidon, Williams-Sonoma and Kitchit have your next modernist dinner party sorted

Kevin Meehan, Ryan Baker, Kevin Lasko and Richie Farina

Morphosis brings a touch of New York to Los Angeles

Emerson College evokes concentrated energy of East-coast metropolitan centers in an iconic LA setting

Emerson College Los Angeles - Morphosis photo by Iwan Baan

Benoit Challand's A to Z of desks

French designer brings new meaning to the term dead letter office

Fold Yard - Benoit Challand

Martin Parr's Acropolis Now

The photographer collates his water-damaged prints of Greek ruins into a new online series

Water damaged prints from Martin Parr’s 1991 shoot in Athens, Greece.

John Baldessari reflects on his favourite things

A Goya etching, a picture by Sol LeWitt and a yodelling pickle from Damien Hirst are among most treasured items

John Baldessari

Obrist and Herzog & de Meuron disrupt the Biennale

The Swiss curator and architectural duo present a 'mental universe' dedicated to two influential dreamers

Fun Palace plans (c. 1961) - Cedric Price

Kengo Kuma's cake shop opens in Tokyo

Known for using unexpected materials on his facades, the architect looks to tradition for Sunny Hills cake shop

Sunny Hills cake shop, Tokyo - Kengo Kuma

Homes of the starchitects recreated in Milan

Zaha Hadid joins Daniel Libeskind and Shigeru Ban in allowing their homes go on show at the design fair

Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas's home. Photo by Aki Furudate. Courtesy of Where Architects Live

Wolverine debut artwork up for auction

A Marvel comic recently sold for over a million dollars, could this original Wolverine artwork top that figure?

The Wolverine - Herb Trimpe

Turkey's highly entertaining TV tower

Çanakkale Antenna Tower combines broadcast functionality with day trip opportunities

Çanakkale Antenna Tower by IND and the Powerhouse Company

Nan Goldin's grand master flash

Scopophilia exhibition pairs the artist's photographs with works from the Louvre's collection

Swan-like embrace, Paris (2010) by Nan Goldin

Paul Rand's C logo gets a new lease of life in Indiana

Graphic designer's 1973 logo for the Indiana Visitors Center finds a modern role in the city

Paul Rand's C reborn as cycle rack

The Armory Show looks to the East

New York's biggest art fair seeks to undercut the curatorial clichés with a deeper look at works from China

Under Heaven (2014) by Xu Zhen

Slovenians land futuristic stadium design in Belarus

Aluminium clad 'spotty stadium' by OFIS Arhitekti majors on acoustics - let's hope the supporters' voices are up to it


Massimo Bottura wins 'Nobel Prize of gastronomy'

Italian chef wins prestigious Swedish White Award for his renewal of one of the world's best-loved cuisines

Massimo Bottura by Paolo Terzi

The Rauschenberg Foundation distributes later works

MoMA, the Met and others benefit from the foundation's Gift/Purchase Program, placing later works with museums

Gull (Jammer), 1976 by Robert Rauschenberg

Beatrice Galilee lands curator role at the Met

Lisbon Triennale and occasional Phaidon contributor takes up new position as curator of architecture and design

Beatrice Galilee, the Met's new curator of architecture and design

Why Joseph Beuys and his dead hare live on

New Phaidon Focus book looks (among other things) at the importance of his mysterious 1965 performance

Beuys during his Action How to Explain Pictures to a Dead Hare (Wie man dem toten Hasen die Bilder erklärt), Schelma Gallery, Dusseldorf, 26 November 1965

Iconic street art goes on show in NY

Archive unearths sketches, paintings and photos of early works by Keith Haring, Futura 2000 and Lady Pink

Howard the Duck, 1988 - Lee Quiñones,  Museum of the City of New York, gift of Martin Wong

Wes Anderson's Flemish painting inspiration

How the director's new film, The Grand Budapest Hotel was, in part, inspired by Phaidon books

Jason Schwartzman and Jude Law, in Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel

Pompidou shows paparazzi shots alongside fine art

Centre Pompidou-Metz hangs pap shots alongside Warhol to examine our relationship with news and gossip

Mick Jagger and Arnold Schwarzenegger, Hôtel du Cap, Antibes, 1990 by Jean Pigozzi

Stephen Shore's travels through Israel

In From Galilee to the Negev the photographer presents an impartial portrait of Israel and the West Bank

Tel Aviv, June 17, 2010 by Stephen Shore, as reproduced in From Galilee to the Negev

If only every in-flight safety message was this good

Fasten your seatbelts! Art & Graft dispel traditional passenger apathy with snappy pre-flight safety movie

A scene from Trip - Art & Graft for Virgin Atlantic

Joel Meyerowitz at street photography screening

The New York street photographer joins director Cheryl Dunn for a special screening of Everybody Street

New York, 1963 by Joel Meyerowitz

Piero Golia's models, monuments and sculptures

LA-based Italian artist who sat up a tree until someone purchased his art, sailed to Albania 'the wrong way', tattooed his face on a woman's back and disappeared for weeks has a show of new work at Paris Gagosian

Studio (4/13/2013) 2013 - Piero Golia Courtesy of the artist and Gagosian Gallery

VIP tickets for Ferran Adrià's tour are going fast!

You need to hurry if you want to meet the great man and get your copy of elBulli 2005-2011 signed in the flesh

Ferran Adrià - do not seat him near a 'closetalker'

Do Ho Suh takes to the beach in Perth

Hidden gems from the Korean artist, William Kentridge and Jeremy Deller intrigue at Perth Art Festival

Net-Work (Perth) - Do Ho Suh

Thomas Heatherwick's African art museum

V&A Waterfront unveils architectural plans by Heatherwick Studio for historic Cape Town Grain Silo Complex

Zeitz MOCAA - Thomas Heatherwick Studio

Harvey Quaytman and social justice

Andrew Russeth, the editor of GalleryistNY, highlights his favourite passage from our new Quaytman book

For Sonia Delaunay (1991) - Harvey Quaytman

Phaidon photographers' holiday tips

Nan Goldin, Martin Parr, Sally Mann and Joel Meyerowitz tell The New York Times where they like to unwind

Guido on the Dock, Venice 1998, by Nan Goldin

Steve McCurry's Children of the OMO photographs

Magnum photographer publishes his photographs to bring attention to ritual killing of mingi children

Steve McCurry with members of the Surma tribe Copyright:  Steve McCurry

The sketches that became a furniture collection

South Korean designer Jin-il Park liked his early pencil strokes so much, he built a real life furniture series

Jin-il Park's Drawing series

Why the cross was so important to Harvey Quaytman

Impressed by Kazimir Malevich's 'spirituality' Quaytman believed minimalism had become too 'materialist'

Redwing 1997 - Harvey Quaytman

Reworking Mies van der Rohe's only public library

Mecanoo and Martinez + Johnson will modernise Washington DC's Martin Luther King Memorial Library

Mecanoo and Martinez + Johnson's plans for Washington DC's MLK Library

How Geoff Mcfetridge created the graphics for Her

The designer drew from Massimo Vignelli's subway map when coming up with a look for Spike Jonze's movie

Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix) stares into a Mcfetridge creation in Her (2014)

Daniella Zalcman's photographic tale of two cities

Vanity Fair contributor's new work is a love letter to New York and London - shot and edited entirely on her iPhone

New York + London - Daniella Zalcman © Daniella Zalcman

BIG and Kuma shortlisted for Netherlands arts hub

The ArtA art and cinema centre in Arnhem has narrowed its architectural submissions to a final four candidates

BIG's plans for ArtA

Finding photographic beauty in rubbish

Diane Gatterdam and Laurie Frankel's artfully styled still lifes highlight our wasteful habits

From Recycled Beauty by Laurie Frankel and Diane Gatterdam

Chris Martin's homage to Isaac Hayes

He describes his inspiration as “an unconscious practice of drawing” in new Phaidon book

Seven pointed star for Isaac Hayes (2008) - Chris Martin

The Mexican design museum's concrete jungle home

Zeller & Moye's new home for Mexico City's Archivo Diseño y Arquitectura has terraces jutting out into the trees

Zeller & Moye's plans for Mexico City's Archivo Diseño y Arquitectura

Stuart Hall on Samuel Fosso

To mark the cultural theorist's recent death, we look back at Different - Hall's book on marginalized photographers

Self-portrait (1976) by Samuel Fosso

Yoga mat smoothie, anyone?

Well, how about flip-flops and patchouli oil? Artist Josh Kline makes the most tasteful, foul-tasting health drinks

Café Gratitude, (2012) Josh Kline; from ‘Public Relations’ at Night Gallery, Los Angeles.

Nendo reinvents the chopstick

The 4000-year-old eating implement is given a contemporary twist by the world-renowned design agency

Nendo's chopsticks for Rassen

When colour brings structure

As architecture they would be unbuildable; as music, they would be unplayable, so why are these paintings a joy?

Bedroom Set (2005) by Joanne Greenbaum

Architects plan a car park with a courtyard on top

UK practice Brisac Gonzalez have designed a multi-storey car park for Bordeaux with apartments on the roof

 Brisac Gonzalez carpark plans for Bordeaux

Harvey Quaytman's intellectual scavenging

Calligraphy, poetry and Islamic design all found their way into this artist’s work. Just don’t expect too much green

Miller's Delight (1992) by Harvey Quaytman

Can you spot the clones in these landscapes?

Landscape photographer Mathieu Bernard-Reymond’s populates his images with digitally manipulated doubles

From Intervalles by Mathieu Bernard-Reymond

Pentagram rebrand the Tonight Show

The design agency keeps the moon detailing when updating the long-running talk show’s graphics

The new Tonight Show identity by Pentagram

Abstract painting from the age of the image search

How do online searches inform abstract painting? Quite directly, in the case of the American artist David Ratcliff

Lake (2007) by David Ratcliff

Zaha and co. rethink the drinking fountain

A group of London architects have come up with their versions of the water fountains for the capital

Zaha Hadid Architects' water kiosk

When fine art meets family portraits

Nan Goldin and Thomas Struth feature in Family Matters, a new exhibition that looks at changing family relations

Hayley Coles, June 17th, 2006 by Trish Morrissey

Sterling Ruby and Barbara Kruger's LA dance works

The visual artists provide visual concepts for two pieces in the LA Dance Project's new Los Angeles residency

The LA Dance Project's Reflections, featuring visual concepts by Barbara Kruger

Classless still lifes inspired by Cuban shop windows

Catherine Losing and Anna Lomax's photo series Cuban Shop Windows places lowly products on a pedestal

From Cuban Shop Windows by Catherine Losing and Anna Lomax

The Simpsons and abstract painting

In our book Painting Abstraction, Bob Nickas looks at how cartoons can raise and answer some serious questions

From How to Look at Modern Art in America (1946) by Ad Reinhardt

Daniel Libeskind's Spanish spiral

The manufacturing firm, the Cosentino Group, commission an ornamental spiral from the New York architect

Beyond The Wall by Daniel Libeskind

Is smashing Ai Weiwei's vase a valid artistic protest?

A 52-year-old artist broke one of Ai's Colored Vases at the Pérez Art Museum to highlight the lack of local shows

Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn (1995) by Ai Weiwei

Our Editorial Director is Queen of the Cookbooks

WSJ Magazine describes how Emilia Terragni built Phaidon into a "prandial powerhouse"

Phaidon publisher Emilia Terragni

Konstantin Grcic's clear glass furniture collection

The designer's sleek new Man Machine range pairs industrial strength panes with gas pistons

Man Machine by Konstantin Grcic

The hidden music in Harvey Quaytman

Could some regard for the painter's musical sensibility unlock additional meaning in his canvasses?

Warsaw Thirds (1986) by Harvey Quaytman

A still-image celebration of golden-age cinemas

French photographer Franck Bohbot reflects cinema's golden age in his photographic series of movie theatres

Orinda Theatre, Lobby, Orinda, California, 2014 © Franck Bohbot

Ferran Adrià's North American tour

The chef will undertake a five-city author tour to promote the publication of elBulli 2005-2011

Ferran Adrià

Is Jeff Wall scared of street photography?

"Probably" says the fine-art photographer, on the eve of his major new European retrospective

In Front of a Nightclub (2006) by Jeff Wall

A Scottish homage to Le Corbusier

French artist and illustrator Benoit Challand combines two European heavyweights when drafting his perfect home

Benoit Challand's Roost House

Ferran Adrià is a culinary Dali says the NY Times

The paper's art critic Roberta Smith, revels in the inspring Ferran Adrià's retrospective at the Drawing Center

Illustration from Ferran Adrià: Notes on Creativity

Phaidon's winning window display on show at Foyles

Emma Fearn and Sarah-Ines Dridje's design takes pride of place in Foyles Charing Cross Road window

Foyles Phaidon window - photo by Aideen Greenlee

Radiohead collaborate with Universal Everything

Digital studio creates strange new landscape for band's new app

Polyfauna by Radiohead and Universal Everything

Will Juice succeed where Zaha Hadid faltered?

Swansea’s shell-like Tidal Lagoon Centre set to be as controversial as Cardiff Bay Opera House?

Swansea Offshore Tidal Lagoon Visitors Centre - Juice

Alvar Aalto inspires new Design Museum identity

Bond's Jesper Bange leans on Finnish master for circular black, white and red designs for Helsinki museum

Helsinki Design Museum branding - Bond

Is this the new Rain Room?

New immersive artwork Momentum opens at Barbican's Curve gallery today, playing with light and sound

Momentum (2014) by United Visual Artists

Richard Hamilton curator talks about new Tate show

Mark Godfrey, the man behind the Tate's blockbuster Hamilton show, walks and talks us through

 Swingeing London 67 (f) (1968–9) by Richard Hamilton. © The estate of Richard Hamilton

How nuclear physics proved this 'Léger' is a fake

Radiocarbon tests conclude that cotton in canvas was cut at least four years after the artist’s death

(not from) Fernand Léger's Contraste de forms series, started in 1913 - painter unknown

Foster's controversial Apple store gets go ahead

Some moved walls and the reinstatement of a much loved piece of public art sees project approved

Apple Store Union Square, San Francisco - Foster + Partners

New show sheds light on Alvar Aalto

Over 100 light fittings designed by the Finnish architect go on show in Belgium beside a pontoon bridge

Alvar Aalto: Lightings, at Le Grand Hornu

Ghost Paris Metro stations to become galleries?

Mayoral candidate Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet wants to repurpose the city's unused stations if she wins

A Paris Metro stop reimagined as a gallery, by architects Manal Rachdi and Nicolas Laisné

Maurizio Cattelan's New York fashion shoot

The artist comes out of retirement to style an eye-popping fashion story with the photographer Pierpaolo Ferrari

Chanel shoes shot by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari for New York Magazine

Nancy Holt 1938 - 2014

New Mexico based artist and creator of Sun Tunnels, featured in Art & Place, dies after long illness

Sun Tunnels1973-76 - Nancy Holt

Richard Hamilton's love of Braun

As the Tate prepares its major retrospective, we look at Britain's foremost pop artist's admiration for Dieter Rams

The Critic Laughs (1971-2) by Richard Hamilton (1922-2011) IVAM, Insitut Valencia d'Art Modern, Generalitat © The estate of Richard Hamilton

Volcanic crystals inspire Hella Jongerius table

The Dutch designer looks to the layering in agate stones to inspire her bright, limited-edition Gemstone Table

Gemstone table - Hella Jongerius

A digital-free photo tribute to Albers and LeWitt

Canadian photographer Jessica Eaton uses large format film to create her Cubes for Albers and LeWitt series

From Jessica Eaton's Cubes for Albers and LeWitt series (2010-2013)

Pawson church among Design Museum nominations

Beautiful retuning of light and space sees St Moritz Church in Augsburg lead Designs of the Year nominations

St Moritz Church, Augsburg, Germany - John Pawson (photo by Gilbert McCarragher)

Lawrence Weiner stars in new Matthew Barney opera

River of Fundament is set at Norman Mailer's wake and also stars Maggie Gyllenhaal and Salman Rushdie

A still from River of Fundament (2014)

Come to NADA and Beta-Local's event this Friday

Sample San Juan's art scene courtesy of some Puerto Rico curators featured in Art Cities of the Future

Scaffolding 2011, installation of 15 structures made with books and wood - Tony Cruz Pabon

Zaha Hadid on the perils of paper architecture

The world's leading woman architect on the setbacks of her early career and today's opportunities

Cardiff Bay Opera House 1994 by Zaha Hadid architects

How a local gallery pulled in a Bruce Nauman show

The Harris gallery’s Nauman exhibition includes Changing Light Corridor With Rooms - last shown in 1989

Partial Truth (1997) by Bruce Nauman

Foyles fashion window winners announced

Congratulations go to the London College of Fashion's Emma Fearn and Sarah-Ines Dridje

Winning entry: Emma Fearn and Sarah-Ines Dridje - ‘The Design Studio’

Coop Himmelb(l)au's House of Music takes shape

Circular windows cut out of elevated block and framed by amoebic shapes characterise Wolf D. Prix's design

Aalborg Concert Hall, Denmark - Coop Himmelb(l)au

MoMA PS1 will grow its own summer pavilion

The winning submission to 2014's Young Architects Program incorporates fungi bricks and is 100% compostable

Hy-Fi (2014) by The Living, winner of MoMA PS1's Young Architects Program

Georgia O'Keeffe's garden is set to be reborn

But don't expect the lush flowers of her paintings to be blooming in this New Mexico plot

Ram's Head White Hollyhock and Little Hills (1935) Georgia O'Keeffe

George Condo in transition

Two very different shows of new work reveal the New York artist at a turning point in his career

Constellation Portrait, 2013 - George Condo

Have you seen the size of Chuck Close’s camera?

Portrait artist uses massive 20X24 Polaroid camera to take life-sized 'snaps' of Hollywood stars for Vanity Fair

Chuck Close shoots Oprah Winfrey for Vanity Fair. Photography by Myrna Suarez for Vanity Fair.

Who will win this year's Deutsche Börse Prize?

Psychedelic rebels, a Spanish greaser and German biologist's world view all vie for this year's £30,000 prize

Richard Mosse,  Safe From Harm, North Kivu, eastern Congo, 2012 Digital C print, 48 x 60 inches
© Richard Mosse Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery

80s sex and protest art reassembled in Chicago

This Will Have Been looks back at the passionate, political art of Nan Goldin, Jenny Holzer, Richard Prince and co

Untitled (we will no longer be seen and not heard), (1985) by Barbara Kruger

OMA reworks Rotterdam Kunsthal

New improvements, including some to security, to 22-year-old iconic building follow recent break in

Rotterdam Kunsthal - OMA

What do you see in Georgia O'Keeffe's flowers?

How did the painter take this ultimately feminine symbol and transform it into the acme of modernist art?

Black Iris (1926) by Georgia O'Keeffe

Crowdfunded vertical boat gets the go-ahead

Powered by solar panels and wind and wave energy Jacques Rougerie's SeaOrbiter takes to the oceans

SeaOrbiter - Jacques Rougerie

The truth about Cindy Sherman's society portraits

Why did the American fine artist choose to portray the wives of the rich and powerful in this way?

From left: Untitled #466 (2008), Untitled #470, (2008) both by Cindy Sherman