Emma Wilshaw

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How Your Pinterest Descriptions Can Attract Customers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The following excerpt is from Karen Tiber Leland’s book Ultimate Guide to Pinterest for Business. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes<p>One surefire way to optimize your pins for search and attract more traffic is by giving each …

4 animations that show what’s really going on with our climate

Trying to understand what’s actually going on in the world’s climate seems like it might be truly impossible. For one thing, there are <i>so many</i> …

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Matisse: Nicholas Serota on curating a 'once-in-a-lifetime' exhibition

The co-curator of Henri Matisse: The Cutouts at Tate Modern on the great late flowering of the artist's work<p>I have vivid memories of the Matisse retrospective show that opened the Hayward Gallery in 1968. I had mostly seen only reproductions of the great paintings and cutouts, and it was …

Howard Hodgkin: 'Once I stop painting, they should start measuring my coffin'

Howard Hodgkin sits in a wheelchair in his studio. Light falls through the glass roof on to big boards propped against white-washed brick walls. One by one, his studio assistant starts moving them to reveal a glistening array of new paintings. It seems banal to call them beautiful – but that's what …

Up close and personal: Frida Kahlo's photo album

Dinner parties at Frida and Diego's, rigging up a contraption so she can paint in bed after an accident, recuperating at home with her tiny dog ... here are the most personal moments of Frida Kahlo's extraordinary life, taken by her father and her friends

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Earth Hour: millions to switch off lights around the world

Lights in homes, buildings and famous landmarks will be turned off for an hour on Saturday to mark WWF's annual event<p>Millions of people around the world are expected to switch off lights in homes, offices and famous landmarks at 8.30pm local time for an hour on Saturday to mark WWF's annual Earth …

Work begins on the world's first 3D-printed house

Zero waste, lower transport costs and recyclable materials – is 3D-printing the future of housebuilding? Dutch architects are putting the process to the test for the first time in Amsterdam<p>Treacle-black plastic oozes from a nozzle at the bottom of a small tower in Amsterdam, depositing layer upon …

Medieval graffiti - in pictures

Thousands of examples of medieval graffiti have been found to survive in more than 65% of East Anglia's old churches – everything from prayers and ships to architectural plans, demons and ritual protection marks

Jane Bown's work – in pictures

The superb photography of Jane Bown was a highlight of the Observer for decades. Here are some of her greatest shots, as well as pictures from her early life

The world's weirdest photo albums

By any standards, Me TV is an odd photo book. It comprises eight found snapshots of a middle-aged Chinese woman standing in front of her new television set. In each, her pose is identical, right down to way the little finger of her left hand rests on the TV cabinet. Save for the fact that she is …

Phyllida Barlow: 'Just going to art school doesn't make you famous'

In the middle of Tate Britain's Duveen Galleries, with their arches and columns and barrel-vaulted ceilings, Phyllida Barlow is standing, hard hat in hand, looking faintly bewildered. There is the sound of drilling, wood being stacked, materials unfurled, as men stand around, arms folded, attending …

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Defying gravity: Phyllida Barlow's Tate Britain takeover – in pictures

Phyllida Barlow has filled the enormous Duveen galleries with seven madly ambitious and exhilaratingly comic sculptures, giant structures that teeter on the brink of comprehension. See dock 2014 for free at Tate Britain in London until 19 October

Don't be dazzled: why redecorating first world war ships is so cowardly

Two battleships are to be repainted by contemporary artists in the 'dazzle' camouflage of 1914-18. Isn't this a disturbingly celebratory way to remember a monstrous war?<p>The first world war, it was just like the Olympics. It brought so many people together. Admittedly, they came together to die …