Philanthropist Hikari Yokoyama on five books that changed her thinking on gender and the balance of power.
Bertil Nilsson explains the shared experience behind his stirring photograph Mario 2014.
Neuroscientist Paul Dudchenko speaks on why we get lost, the distress and thrill of disorientation and how getting lost can improve your skills.
Swedish musician Jens Lekman reflects on the five-year hiatus leading up to his new album, existentialism in music and the elusive nature of his work.
The 67th Berlinale is slated to serve up a host of noteworthy premieres. Jack Howard of Berlin Film Society selects his favorites.
In a display of solidarity for those affected by Trump's recent travel ban, one of the art world’s most established institutions is taking a stand.
An exhibition in Paris offers rare insight into the making of Henri Cartier-Bresson's iconic book, Images à la Sauvette.
More than 65 years after he started taking photographs, Gunnar Smoliansky continues to make intricate studies in grandiose minimalism.
A significant piece of experimental filmmaking, Ballet Mécanique takes the viewer into a realm that transcends the rigid pattern of rational thought.
The artistic practice of Lyubov Popova and the Russian VKhUTEMAS movement strove to shape the environment around them to help build a brave new world.
Italian sculptor Arnaldo Pomodoro made a vow in 1953, standing in the Sala Cariatidi before a Picasso, to devote his life to art.
We select five films to begin a sublime new year.
The abstract expressionism of Helen Frankenthaler continues to garner more recognition, and generations of new fans.
The inventor of the mobile, American sculptor Alexander Calder, redefined sculpture by fusing movement and performance into his works.
Korean minimalist painter and sculptor Lee Ufan has been in the news a lot lately, and under rather peculiar circumstances.
Okiie Hashimoto is one of the giants of Japanese woodcut printmaking. His prints are quintessentially Japanese, but showcase his global influences.
Photographer Frederik Vercruysse’s new book is a collection of exquisitely composed still lifes and delicately beautiful micro-architectures.
London-based singer Rosie Lowe talks to us about creative recharging, the power of songwriting and the vulnerability inherent in live performance.
Born of Arab and Dutch parents and now based in Australia, singer Wafia Al-Rikabi spent much of her life moving across countries.
“We all owe something to Kertész,” photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson once said.
As a new exhibition celebrates German artist and choreographer Oskar Schlemmer, we explore his impact on contemporary culture.