Friday, January 18, 2019

Anni Albers’s Intersecting: geometric language

Looming large … The great modernist weaver Anni Albers made one of the earliest forms of cultural expression relevant to the 20th century. While...

10 great European art anniversaries in 2019

Rembrandt 350thThe Netherlands It is 350 years since the death of Rembrandt van Rijn. There is a year-long programme of events in nine Dutch...

More trees are the answer to cool down our cities | Marco Amati and...

Urban life can be an insulated existence, consisting of circling between one temperature-controlled space after another. But cities are not invulnerable to climatic...

Banksy rat? Tokyo takes a closer look at graffiti resembling artist's work

Authorities in Tokyo have launched an investigation into a work of graffiti that bears a striking resemblance to a trademark drawing by the...

CODA Bespoke designs pair of neighbouring black houses for twin brothers

CODA Bespoke has created a pair of matching black houses in Sheffield, England, for graphic designer twins Nik and Jon Daughtry.

True hothousing at Pimlico school | Letter

Oliver Wainwright (Eye of the freeholder, G2, 16 January) implies that it was wrong to demolish Pimlico comprehensive school, mentioning those who campaigned...

La Caixa collection review – Whitechapel's tapas leaves me hungry

What does the end of a marriage look like? In 1993 the German painter Gerhard Richter made a startling image of his second...

Opposite Office redesigns Buckingham Palace as co-living space for 50,000 Londoners

Opposite Office has proposed redesigning and extending London's Buckingham Palace to create the Affordable Palace where 50,000 people would co-habit with the queen.

Turbulence, trauma, hope: Koen Wessing's indelible images of history – in pictures

Koen Wessing recorded the history of the postwar period: decolonisation, violence and barbarism in Latin America, the disintegration of the Soviet bloc, war...

Proctor and Shaw uses grooved wooden wall to divide London apartment

A grooved timber partition is the focal point of this pared-back apartment in central London, which Proctor and Shaw has decked out in...