The American photographer's irreverent perspective exposes the superficiality of car-worship, says Isabel Stevens.
Fireworks and a new sculpture park give the Gulf’s richest country a chance to put on a display of culture in its capital.
Bubble wrap, teabags, pencils and corkscrews are among the quotidian subject matter of Hidden Heroes: The Genius of Everyday Things, which opens at the Science Museum in London today. Icon reviewed the show in issue 089, after its first showing at the Vitra Design Museum.
An exhibition of miracle votives and lucky charms at London’s Wellcome Collection explores the ways in which humans comfort themselves in the face of chance suffering and the greater unknown.
The Design Museum's show devoted to Kenneth Grange says as much about postwar Britain as it does about the legendary designer
Talk to Me, MoMA's current exhibition, is a bold display of some 200 interactive-media projects including a Rubik's cube for the blind and a finger implant that can recognise text. Here's our review.
With only a week left to see The Vorticists at Tate Britain, we bring you Owen Hatherley’s review of this exhibition celebrating the “insurgent avant-garde” art movement that flourished in London before and during World War One.
Charles Holland finds the ICA transformed into a Regency grand salon for an exhibition that explores the links between two ages of pastiche and populism.
The rehang of the New York museum’s design and architecture galleries presents a subversive and revisionist view of history.
William Wiles is disturbed and impressed by a show that frees the ideology of hallucination from its tie-dye chains.
A trove of objects, hidden away for 40 years in Warsaw’s National Museum, reveals the glamorous aspirations of post-war Polish design.
To explore the effects of an ancient mystical hallucinogen, Carsten Höller is feeding mushrooms to reindeer and inviting museum visitors to spend the night watching the results.
Contemplative calm or messy complexity? Two artists and a designer probe Japan’s special relationship with the natural world in this show at the Mori.
In tackling home furnishings for the Hayward’s summer blockbuster, artists are catching up with design.