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Take a trip down memory lane and (re)discover the history of grids — from ancient Egypt to modern web design.
If you’re not a big fan of classical art, you’d probably have a hard time pointing out what artist painted a certain painting. Well, your days of guessing are finally over – someone created a handy, albeit pretty hilarious, guide on how to recognize famous painters by their paintings and it’s surpri
Stunning architecture strikes visitors arriving at Hepworth Wakefield Gallery in Yorkshire long before the art inside does. The David Chipperfield-designed building has a stark, neo-brutalist beauty that’s underlined by a verdant new garden created by Tom-Stuart Smith. Behind it, the grey concrete edifice of the gallery, whose shape echoes the statues by Barbara Hepworth that…
From Oscar Murillo’s gawping human effigies to Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s suspenseful “ear-witness” accounts of a Syrian death camp, this year’s Turner Prize nominees make politics their blatant target, with gripping results.
In Taylor Schultek’s riveting oil paintings, an urban structure is as much a character as his human subjects. The connection between humanity and environment is often at play, with the art of graffiti often in progress. The artist’s own history in graffiti and graphic design seem to converge in buil
A trailer for Tate Britain’s major Blake exhibition, opening today, sees the characters in his paintings brought to life as giant spectres and digitally graffitied on landmark buildings around the city.
As a further development of its BoKlok modular housing project, SilviaBo is a collaboration with the Queen of Sweden and construction firm Skanska to make affordable and accessible homes for the older generations.
The advert literally laughs in the face of complainants that said the rapper was “too black”, among many comments made against the broadcaster’s presenters and actors, which range from ridiculous to abusive.
Los Angeles-based painter Nick McPhail creates illustrative, layered paintings that feature landscapes and architectural elements, using a colour palette of cool pastel and bright neon tones in combination with Renaissance layering techniques.