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Soviet Ghosts: an Empire in decay - in pictures

The countries of the former Eastern bloc are full of abandoned monuments to the glory of the Soviet Union. Risking arrest and radiation, photographer Rebecca Litchfield took a road trip through the ruined hospitals, barracks, prisons and spy stations...

Rebecca Litchfield | The Guardian

The eerie Americana of photographer Ed Freeman - in pictures

After a 25-year career in the music industry, during which he produced Don McLean's American Pie, Ed Freeman returned to his original love of photography. While driving around southern Californian deserts to photograph landscapes, he was struck by the...

KATHRYN BROMWICH | The Guardian

Malevich, Daniel Buren, Urban Psychosis: this weeks art shows in pictures

From the Malevich retrospective in London to Urban Psychosis in Manchester, Skye Sherwin and Robert Clark find out what's happening in art around the country Continue reading...

Robert Clark & Skye Sherwin | The Guardian

Rencontres d'Arles festival: the best photographs of 2014 in pictures

Each summer since 1970, the photographic world descends on Arles, France, for this annual celebration of their art from divers to dogs, browse the best of this year's images Continue reading...

Guardian staff | The Guardian

Lorenzo Vitturi went to market and he bought in pictures

The Venice-born, UK-based photographer caused a sensation with his book of images inspired by Ridley Road market. His colour-saturated vegetable sculptures and surreal portraits capture the vibrancy of a much-loved east London landmark Lorenzo Vitturi...

Sean O'Hagan | The Guardian

The precious art of procrastination

Jane Shilling visits the Oxford Centre for Life-Writing to explore procrastination, infamous as being the scourge of creative types

Jane Shilling | The Telegraph

TateShots: Caragh Thuring

Painter Caragh Thuring is interviewed in her London studio for this TateShots video.

TateShots

Louis Khan: The Power of Architecture, Design Museum

Louis Khan (1901-1974) was well known for designing unique and dramatic buildings around the world. This exhibition at the Design Museum explores his work and attempts to understand the man behind the creations.

Divided into six themes – city,...

Artswrap | Emma Clarendon

Dennis Hopper: The Lost Album, at the Royal Academy of Arts

ARTIST, sculptor, film-maker, actor, the enigma that was Dennis Hopper…

Camden Review | John Evans

Ten art exhibitions to see at the Edinburgh Art Festival 2014

More than 100 artists take to dozens of venues across Edinburgh in the 11th edition of the city's Art Festival this August. Here are ten for starters.

Ben Miller | Culture 24