London-based Benjamin Lee is the clever mind behind the Twitter account Middle Class Problem, a feed through which he retweets all kinds of “problems” that people complain about through social networking.
Ready for the most morbid question you'll be asked today? If you were to die tomorrow, what photo would you choose to be displayed at your funeral? Photographer Frieke Janssens is behind Your Last Shot,
The Pompidou Centre was panned by the critics when it opened in 1977. But its colourful exuberance has ensured its lasting popular appeal, writes Jonathan Glancey. “The funny thing looking back is that,
The best arts and literature reads, including far-out dialects, life on the set of The Wire and a sad sketch of ageing poet and critic, Clive James. World’s weirdest languages Tyler Schnoebelen | Idibon
Tracey Emin, once an ‘enfant terrible’ of British art, turns 50 on 3 July. Take a look at her interviews with the BBC over the years. “People who love my work, love it,” Tracey Emin told BBC News in 2005.
Alastair Sooke meets British painter Peter Doig to discuss his mysterious and exotic work, what it’s like to be compared to Gaugin – and how it feels to make paintings worth £6m. “I really don’t know my
We've seen indoor clouds captured by clever photographers, but this installation by Japanese architecture firm Tetsuo Kondo Architects in collaboration with environmental engineering firm Transsolar allows
Earlier this year, we enjoyed some of the trendy fashions and model-like poses of Menswear Dog (MWD). Well, the adorable NYC-based Shiba Inu has been busy and he's now back with an abundance of new styles.
Art director, illustrator, and graphic designer Olaf Cuadras created a series of playful movie posters that transform each story into minimalist designs. In the series, simply called Minimal Movie Posters,
New Orleans-based visual artist Heather Hansen explores the combined art of painting and movement for her experimental project titled Emptied Gestures. Like a kinetic performance piece, the artist uses
Oakland-based photographer Alex Wein has traveled all over, experiencing places from an unusual perspective. Headstands, a project that began during a cross-country roadtrip in 2011, is an ongoing self-portrait
Parisian contemporary artist Anne-Catherine Becker-Echivard does a little more than play with her food. The artist's ongoing body of work, known as Les Temps Modernes (translated as Modern Times), presents
Dutch artist Suzan Drummen creates intricate designs that spread across gallery floors in brilliant, circular displays. From a distance, the simple lines and colors can be viewed as organized symmetrical
We humans think we’re pretty hot stuff—but that depends on what you’re measuring. When it comes to enduring harsh conditions, for example, there are creatures in this world that make us look like a bunch
The Sweet Auburn district of Atlanta, Georgia is well-known because of one very important figure, it's where civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up. A few days ago, street artist JR flew
Roy Lichtenstein’s critics said he was a plagiarist, not an artist. But Alastair Sooke argues that he should be reassessed as a modern master. When pop art blazed onto the scene in the early ’60s, many
Recent games concerned with mood and psychology rather than tasks and thrills have been likened to art house cinema. But is it a helpful comparison? Video games are still carving their identity in the