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

Published in GALLERY
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 15:13

Studio Job Mad House

For their New York solo debut, the Belgian designers have put together a typically exuberant snapshot of their 16-year career, says Caia Hagel

Published in Review
Friday, 08 January 2016 00:00

Comfort Zones

An unconventional procurement and curatorial process by France's centre for contemporary art has resulted in an exhibition that critiques material culture by juxtaposing related objects, says Peter Maxwell

Published in Review
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 00:00

The World of Charles and Ray Eames

This ambitious exhibition at the Barbican in London reminds us that the celebrated American designers were making films to shed light on their thinking process long before it was commonplace – with greater depth and insight than many doing the same today, says Peter Maxwell

Published in Review
Friday, 16 October 2015 00:00

High heels

Businesswomen, kings and medieval Asian warriors have all understood the symbolic power of heeled footwear. And its impracticality only seems to add to its allure

Published in Icon of the Month
Thursday, 08 October 2015 00:00

Learning from Japan

A show in Copenhagen examines why Danish architects and designers have drawn so much inspiration from a country on the other side of the globe, says Mille Collin Flaherty

Published in Review
Friday, 04 September 2015 00:00

Take an Object, MoMA

From lightbulbs and chairs to flags and bedclothes, this show traces artists’ engagement with everyday objects that might have been disregarded, says Laura McLean-Ferris

Published in Review
Tuesday, 04 August 2015 00:00

Anthology of Finnish Fashion

Design Museum, Helsinki
5 June – 20 September 2015

Published in Diary
Tuesday, 04 August 2015 00:00

Hannah Collins

Camden Arts Centre, London
4 July – 13 September 2015

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National Museum, Warsaw
20 May – 30 August 2015

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Wellcome Collection, London
22 July – 18 October 2015

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The Art Institute of Chicago
19 September 2015 – 3 January 2016

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Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
5 June – 27 September 2015

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Tuesday, 04 August 2015 00:00

Alien She

Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland
3 September 2015 – 9 January 2016

Published in Diary
Wednesday, 22 July 2015 00:00

Making Africa

By avoiding “African issues”, Vitra’s pair of exhibitions present a far more compelling portrait of a multi-faceted, multi-vocal continent, writes Debika Ray

Published in Review
Thursday, 25 June 2015 00:00

Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime

Will Wiles is gripped by an exhibition that exposes the links between art and crime like luminol on a blood-spattered carpet

Published in Review
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 01:00

CDW 2015: Top events

Clerkenwell Design Week kicks off next week with a programme of talks, exhibitions, installations, workshops and parties. Here are some of Icon's favourites

Published in News
Tuesday, 12 May 2015 01:00

Postmodernism in Finland

In the land of modernism, PoMo was always going to be on the margins – but that made it all the more unsettling, says Crystal Bennes of an exhibition in Helsinki that ends on Sunday

Published in Review
Tuesday, 12 May 2015 01:00

Magnificent Obsessions at the Barbican

The objects hoarded by artists make for a dizzyingly stimulating show, says Christopher Turner, but they lose some of their magic away from the intimacy of the studio

Published in Review
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 16:59

Snøhetta – World Architecture

Dansk Arkitektur Center, Copenhagen
19 June – 27 September 2015

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