The selfie has made it all the way to the top. On Wednesday worlds collided when Pope Francis posed with a group of Italian teenagers and got caught in a self-portrait taken with one of the teens' cellphones.
When the Watts Gallery in Compton, Surrey, reopened after its long refurbishment in 2011, its director, Perdita Hunt, told me she hoped it would become a centre for excellence not only for the study of
There is a way of building now that is all about packages and wrapping, which, though it sounds nice – sort of Christmassy – does not always result in the most beautiful gifts to the fabric of British
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 week’s best arts and culture reads – including reflections on Wagner, America’s last letterpress printer and the Scythian siren on the coffee chain’s cups. Wagner summer Alex Ross | New Yorker | 19
An idea that came from Hitler would become the best-selling car of all time. Jonathan Glancey explains our enduring love for the Volkswagen Beetle. In 1945, a rare and curious Volkswagen car was shipped
It was almost 50 years ago and in black and white that a fresh-faced David Frost interviewed a baby-faced Paul McCartney and asked him what the future held. "I'd like to retire soon, and the way things
Watch a special visual trail, made by Aardman Animations of Wallace and Gromit fame, previewing Radio 2's Darkside drama, which you can hear on Bank Holiday Monday at 10pm. Celebrating 40 years of Pink