Architecture & Design

Ancient Lives, New Discoveries, British Museum, review

This exhibition of Egyptian mummies is rigorous, erudite and hi-tech – but it lacks thrill factor, says Alastair Smart.

Time Machines: Daniel Weil and the Art of Design, Design Museum - exhibition review

A thoughtful and engaging exhibition of architect and designer Daniel Weil's work.

Tomb raider: enter the British Museum's underground mummy store

It was a couple of days after I visited the mummy store that my nightmares began.

Dani Garavelli: Glasgow’s Turner Prize winners

WHAT is it about Glasgow that keeps turning out Turner Prize winners, asks Dani Garavelli.

The Other Side of the Medal - British Museum

This display examines a selection of medals made by artists who lived and worked in Germany between 1914 and 1919. Many of the medals were designed to influence popular opinion against Germany's enemies, while others provide a more universal criticism abo

Re.presence: How to See Architecture - Werkstatt

The exhibition considers architecture in its many forms: from the built, to the virtual spaces of digital gaming landscapes, the architectural follies of the imagination and the traces that a human body leaves in a space. Using a combination of traditiona

The Other Side of the Medal, review: 'the pity of war not the politics'

A new exhibition at the British Museum is one of the most thought-provoking commemorations of the First World War that Richard Dorment has seen.

How Prada created Arte Povera

A V&A exhibition charts the stunning rise of Italian fashion since 1945 – but how to explain the dinginess of Arte Povera in the same period, asks Alastair Smart?

Wedding Dresses 1775-2014, V&A - exhibition review

This major exhibition features 80 wedding dresses from 1775 to now, including ravishing gowns by the likes of Vivienne Westwood and Hardy Amies.

Comics at the British Library; Sunny Afternoon; the Kinks musical; Edward St Aubyn's latest novel; Tom Hollander as Dylan Thomas

The exhibition Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in The UK at The British Library looks back at nearly 2 centuries of comic book art in this country.