Recent Picture Galleries

Matthew Brandt pushes photography to its limit
A short chat at Paris Photo with the photographer who develops his prints using water from a lake
Published: Thursday, 10 November 2011
Beijing to host next year's Pritzker Architecture Prize
Already boasting recent builds by Zaha Hadid, Sir Norman Foster and Herzog & de Meuron, the capital's reputation as architectural hot-spot is confirmed
Published: Tuesday, 1 November 2011
Mary Ellen Mark goes behind the scenes
Fresh from her appearance in front of the camera on TV's Work of Art, we bring you a closer look at the American photographer's work behind the lens
Published: Monday, 31 October 2011
Contemporary art - a primer
Want to know the exact difference between contemporary and modern art? Read on
Published: Monday, 24 October 2011
What a Zaha Hadid bathroom looks like
This year's Stirling Prize winner creates cave-like structure for Spanish company Roca
Published: Monday, 24 October 2011
What will PaweĊ‚ Althamer do next?
He's travelled as a spaceman and a goat but even he's not sure what might happen at his Berlin Guggenheim Show
Published: Friday, 21 October 2011
Eero Saarinen's TWA Terminal brought back to life
Thousands descend on the Finnish architect's iconic JFK building as it reopens - for just three hours
Published: Friday, 21 October 2011
Wilhelm Sasnal reveals his "fight" with art
Polish artist admits to stretched and torn canvasses at Whitechapel Gallery talk
Published: Thursday, 20 October 2011
He does like to be beside the seaside...
Whether it's Merseyside or Miami Beach, Martin Parr loves to get the sand between his toes
Published: Wednesday, 19 October 2011
Is Olaf Breuning the wittiest photographer working today?
A quick flick through the Swiss artist's photo book
Published: Tuesday, 18 October 2011
The Walmart of art
Supermarket heiress worth $21 billion funds museum of American art
Published: Tuesday, 18 October 2011
The reason why Ai Weiwei is the world's most powerful artist
An exclusive look at how Descending Light went from scruffy sketch to decadent sculpture
Published: Monday, 17 October 2011
The best buildings in the world - in your pocket
Santiago Calatrava, IM Pei and Zaha Hadid all feature in Atlas travel edition
Published: Thursday, 13 October 2011


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