A weird week for art.
Governments also need to know when to be avowedly unfashionable.
It would be impossible to paint “modern life” without touching on the touchy subject of sex.
Surrealist photographer gets his first show in a British museum.
The allure of the treehouse, and the stories behind its rising popularity.
Changing the way we move around.
It seems the royal portrait painter doesn't do "pretty".
What weareth the modern man?
The exhibitions to look out for this year.
Will Self's "Madness of Crowds" column.
Designing a building is a long and difficult process.
One of the world's most prestigious museums in one of France's most economically depressed regions. Is this attempt at urban regeneration realism or idealism?
Pantone unveil their official colour for 2013.
A Swedish gallery is defending the exhibition a painting made from stolen ashes of Holocaust victims.
From Pac-Man to Dwarf Fortress, the museum records the development of the medium for posterity.
Belgian-born American artist Christo has gained permission and funding to build a 150-metre sculpture entirely out of oil drums in the heart of the gulf desert
Paul Johnson and John Lanchester chose the year's best picture books.
The Tate Modern’s new exhibition asks how painting and performance art met – and parted.
'Shattered Beauty' is a rare chance to see contemporary Syrian artists responding to their country's crisis
We should start to think about how to design our cities as if they mattered.
A review of the new show at the Saatchi gallery.
A celebration of global revolutions by Magnum photographers.
Rob Pollard interviews one of the world’s most renowned music photographers.
A group of actors are planning to stage a 'Shakespearian flashmob' this weekend in protest of BP arts sponsorship
Two ambitious photography exhibitions reviewed.
The Wellcome Collection's new show explores the history of how we deal with dying
Here are 17.2 things you might not know about him.