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Jameel Prize 3 has a selection of thought-provoking art inspired by Islam

A concrete carpet inlaid with Arabic typeface and an ECG machine that spells out a Muslim prayer in waveform.

Belomor by Nicolas Rothwell - review

Alex Clark hails a captivating meditation on art, human history and spirituality What are we looking for when we look at art, and what possible objectivity can we bring to it with our subjective gaze? And before the artist had even begun, what radical su

The Building of England by Simon Thurley - digested read

John Crace reduces a national history of architecture by the head of English Heritage to a more manageable 600 words You may wonder why I have limited my purview to the architecture of England rather than of Britain. The answer is simple. I am head of E

Review: Hello, My Name Is Paul Smith – A must-see for anyone interested in design and creativity

Museums continue to explore the pulling power of fashion and this autumn, the Design Museum turns its thoughtful eye to a British icon with its new show, Hello, My Name Is Paul Smith.

Where's the fun, Barbican?

Pop Art Design, curated by the Vitra Design Museum and currently at the Barbican, opens with Richard Hamilton’s 1956 ‘Just what makes today’s homes so different, so appealing?’.

Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore! at Somerset House

Isabella Blow, the pioneer of 1990s avant-garde British fashion and the person credited with discovering and supporting Alexander McQueen, among other famous fashion designers including Philip Tracy, Hussein Chalayan, and Julien Macdonald, now features in

Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore! - Somerset House

Celebrating the life and career of Isabella Blow, this exhibition showcases over 100 pieces of her collection. It features pieces from many of the designer talents that she discovered including: Alexander McQueen, Julien MacDonald and Philip Treacy.

Beyond the runway: Hello, My Name is Paul Smith at the Design Museum

The Design Museum hosts an exhibition chronicling the life and work of British designer Paul Smith.

Bob Dylan, Mood Swings, review

An exhibition of Bob Dylan's sculptures reveals his art as a hobby says Mark Hudson

Bob Dylan: Mood Swings exhibition

Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan exhibits his new work 'Mood Swings' at the Halcyon Gallery.