A full-scale reconstruction of Ryue Nishizawa’s Moriyama House lays the foundation for a thoughtful, ambitious show at the Barbican, writes Peter Smisek. But the absence of metabolism is a structural weakness
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
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
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The Barbican's sweeping survey of architectural photography – ending this week – occasionally struggles with its focus, says Isabel Stevens
An exhibition at the Barbican presents photographs that captured seminal moments in 20th and 21st-century architecture. Here are some of the works on display
Fun, FX and nostalgia are to the fore as the Barbican attempts to cram several trillion pixels of digital history into a single real-life gallery, says Isabel Stevens
Marcel Duchamp is the ghost at the party at this exhibition about his influence on four great American artists, says Fleur Darkin.
For Icon’s Weather issue, Random International – designers of the extraordinary Rain Room installation at the Barbican’s Curve – chose five things that echo their minimalist ethos. Here are their picks, plus a short film on the project by Gramafilm.
The Barbican's exhibition devoted to Britain's national fantasy figure and his secret service toys invited us to think of James Bond as a kind of design object. As the new Bond film opens, here's Will Wiles on "the drone strike in a dinner jacket".
This summer blockbuster is the largest UK exhibition on the Bauhaus in over 40 years. The exhibition traces the life and work of Bauhaus' students and masters, and introduces an insightful way of looking at the famous school. Here's Owen Hatherley's review.
In this, the fifth in our series of exclusive previews of the OMA in Conversation series, Ellen van Loon speaks about the new Rothschild Bank headquarters, OMA's first completed building in London.
There's only a week left to see the Barbican's 30-year survey of Japanese fashion innovation, featuring design greats Issey Miyake, Rei Kawakubo and Yohji Yamamoto. Here's our review.