Meet the unconventional art historians trying to discover what it means for an image to be marked on the body.
After Thatcher, political artists need to look harder.
I have met them at close of day
Coming with vivid faces
From counter or desk among grey
I have passed with a nod of the head
Or polite meaningless words,
Or have lingered awhile and said
Polite meaningless words,
The National Theatre unveils its new temporary theatre space, designed by architects Haworth Tompkins.
A fabulous send-up of our obsession with celebrity
Charlotte Simmonds visits the Wellcome's new show, whose artists have all been diagnosed with cognitive and developmental illnesses.
Roberto and the detectives.
A new show at the Leighton House Museum.
Gov.uk rubs shoulders with the Shard.
An encounter with the work of an Indonesian contemporary artist.
Bashar al-Assad's last campaign.
What happens when craftivism meets spirituality?
Documenting decay in the former Eastern Bloc.
Take the kids. This one's a blast.
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.