Exhibitions

Syndicated Museum Exhibit Celebrates Strange Architectural Contraptions

Artist William Heath Robinson's peculiar genius is on display in this recent show with wiggling ducts, jumbles of planks and coils of cable

Features Photographer Reveals The Unseen Flip-Sides Of The World's Most Famous Paintings

From the Mona Lisa to Van Gogh’s Starry Night, Brazilian artist Vik Muniz has exposed—literally—the nuts and bolts of centuries-old masterpieces

Features Bjarke Ingels' Pyramid For The Minecraft Generation

Is it a wall? Is it a cave? Actually, this year’s pavilion started life as shelves

Advertising Where Have All the Art Punks Gone?

Every generation has defined itself by rebellion. So where are the Gen Y revolutionaries?

Design Are There Really Only 7 Types of Beauty?

The Cooper Hewitt design museum in New York has taxonomised the indefinable: beauty

Gaming & Play Museum Showcases History of Brands

A historical collection of more than 500,000 branded items

Home Ai Weiwei: From Criminal to Art-World Superstar

The Chinese artist talks about how his incarceration helped his career, and why he’s embarrassed about his early work

Work Why British Museums Need to Start Charging Entrance Fees

Entrance fees in Britain's museums would create a supplement to public funding and would make visitors value these institutions and their art more than they do now

Design Iconic Phone Booth Hosts Pop-Up Art Exhibits [Pics]

The Gallery On The Green is a tiny public art gallery located inside one of the UK’s famed red phone boxes.

Luxury Did David Bowie Shape What We Wear Today?

The rockstar is known for his bodysuits and sparkles, but above all else immaculate tailoring.

Home What Can We Learn From Life 2000 Years Ago?

The British Museum's major new exhibition of artifacts from the buried city of Pompeii shows that the Roman city was bustling with action.

Syndicated A Look Back On The Life Of Roy Lichtenstein

Artist's signature blend of elevated and popular brought comic book aesthetics into the world of high art.

Work Young British Artist Pokes Fun At Mozart In Her Work

Still in her 20s, Helen Marten makes art that is rich in detail, oddity and jokes.

Design Artist Creates A Self-Portrait From Her Various Bodily Scents

One artist uses her sweat, oils and tears to create a startling self-portrait.