A criminologist with a passion for crime fiction. It sounds a bit of a cliché, but crime thrillers may have started me on this career path to begin with
Celebrated Iranian director, whose Taste of Cherry won Cannes’ top prize in 1997, remained in the country after the Islamic revolution and continued to flourish
Byatt teases out the similarities and contrasts between two multifaceted makers, who each gave their name to famous brands, in this late-life meditation on the values of art
Supersized sculpture, live performance and piles of goo get the airing they deserve in an expansion full of surprise – the 360-degree lookout is art itself
Muralist JR has cast a spell over the Paris museum’s glass canopy in a work that recalls the Renaissance’s eye-fooling tricks. Now can we have one for the Shard?
And the West? Well, for all the weeping and wailing over Palmyra, the bottom line is that a UNESCO listing means absolutely nothing
karouzo – a place for the arts This article titled “Chinese artist’s image of dying grandmother vies for BP portrait award” was written by Maev Kennedy, for The Guardian on Wednesday 6th April 2016 15.48 UTCA haunting portrait by a Chinese artist of his grandmother lying in her hospital bed in the last stages of cancer, almost beyond speech but gazing at the artist and the viewer, has made the shortlist of three for the National Portrait Gallery’s (NPG) annual prize.While two of the three artis
Constricted by its medieval walls, Barcelona was suffocating – until unknown engineer Ildefons Cerdà came up with a radical expansion plan. Rival architects disparaged him, yet his scientific approach changed how we think about cities
World-renowned British architect whose designs include the London Olympic Aquatic Centre has died
Reinventing Paris has offered an alternative to strategies that favour “grand design” projects and the attraction of foreign capital
We were so sad to leave Akragas, but the idea of sailing further northwest to visit Selinus made us feel better.