Arist Joseph Hillier tells Icon how he came up with the subject and design process for the statue in Plymouth 

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The third edition of the London design event will be on the theme of resonance

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Winner of multiple emerging talent awards and described as a 'visionary' by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Grace Wales Bonner has big expectations to live up to

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You can touch the art at this major exhibition of Franz West's playful, colourful, iconic sculptures

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Royal College of Art-trained designer-slash-artist Yasmeen Sabri has been creating a ‘f*** you to the white cube’
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Friday, 07 December 2018 09:50

Olafur Eliasson's Ice Watch comes to London

London becomes the third city to be visted by Eliasson's melting marvels
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Monday, 08 October 2018 11:05

Frieze 2018 for designers

This weekend, Frieze London, the capital’s mammoth contemporary art fair, returned for its 2018 installment. For the 160 galleries in attendance, there was relief that the looming sight of Brexit did not appear to have stalled sales.

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Thursday, 01 March 2018 15:21

Diane Arbus: A Box of Ten Photographs

Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC

6 April - 30 September 2018

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New instalation in Snarkitecture challenges the perception of visual art and architecture as distinctive forces.

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Tuesday, 28 February 2017 12:30

Making Space: Women Artists and Abstraction

Museum of Modern Art, New York
15 April — 13 August 2017

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Tuesday, 28 February 2017 12:09


Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield
1 April — 25 June 2017

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Edwin Heathcote, Oliver Wainwright, Catherine Slessor and David Lane will be among those speaking at a series of events in February and March

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Monday, 21 November 2016 13:34

Waldorf Project: Chapter Three

Peter Smisek enjoyed relinquishing control during an artistic dining experience. But is there anything that architects and designers can learn from this?

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An installation by Jorge Otero-Pailos is Westminster’s catharsis amid Britain’s current political uncertainty, says Vishanka Gandhi

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Tuesday, 14 June 2016 09:49

Tate Modern: Inside Switch House

Herzog & de Meuron’s extension to the London contemporary art gallery opens this week – view images of the building here and follow us on social media today for coverage from inside

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Friday, 05 February 2016 00:00

When architecture becomes art

Now open to the public, architect Konstantin Melnikov’s Moscow home was at the heart of a bitter ownership dispute that pitted its use as a residence against its value as a cultural artefact, says Charles Holland

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Wednesday, 09 December 2015 00:00

Turner Prize: A poisoned chalice for Assemble?

Architecture’s frenzied courtship of art has finally been reciprocated, but John Jervis argues that this relationship may already have done more harm than good

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Tuesday, 20 October 2015 00:00

Douglas Coupland: Public liabilities

These days, there’s more to public art than afflicting parks with random chunks of steel. But even good examples often seem to infuriate more than they inspire, says the novelist and artist

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Friday, 16 October 2015 00:00

Garage Museum by OMA

Rem Koolhaas mixes preservation and provocation in Moscow, turning a Soviet-era workers’ canteen into a contemporary art space, says Edwin Heathcote

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The worlds of art and architecture exist in a constant state of mutual jealousy. As the Turner prize exhibition opens, we consider whether the nomination of architectural collective Assemble for this year’s award is likely to bring them any closer together

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