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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

Halle Berry in Extant; International Museums; A Hard Day's Night

Extant is a new sci-fi series produced by Stephen Spielberg and starring Halle Berry as an astronaut. It's being broadcast on television in the US, but in Britain it's being streamed on demand. Boyd Hilton of Heat Magazine reviews and considers the...

BBC Front Row | John Wilson

Giulio Paolini, Whitechapel gallery, review: 'Where's Paolini?'

Giulio Paolini's first big British show for 35 years is overshadowed because its curators didn't look widely enough, says Alastair Smart

Alastair Smart | Telegraph


Great Britain at London's Lyttleton Theatre is written by Richard Bean and directed by Nicholas Hytner (the team that was behind the wildly successful 'One Man Two Guvnors').

BBC Saturday Review | Tom Sutcliffe

Ming: The Golden Empire, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh – review

A rich and often startlingly beautiful collection of artworks and artefacts.

Mure Dickie | The FT

The Serpentine Pavilion has landed - first review

Like a giant egg or a Stone Age spaceship, architect Smiljan Radic’s Serpentine Pavilion is a symbol of hope and something more mysterious.

Evening Standard | Robert Bevan

Zaha Hadid Building Wins Design of the Year 2014

Architect Zaha Hadid's Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Azerbaijan has won the Design Museum's Design of the Year Award for 2014. She is the first ever woman to win the prize in the competition, which is now in its seventh year.

Featuring Hadid's...

Artswrap | Emma Clarendon

Exhibition review: Ming: The Golden Empire, Edinburgh

For 276 years, beginning in the 14th century, the Ming dynasty ruled China. It was a period of growth, prosperity and the pursuit of excellence in craftsmanship and the arts, coming down to us now in the porcelain with which the period is synonymous....

Susan Mansfield | The Scotsman

Ancient Lives, British Museum

As a child I had morbid fascination with Ancient Egypt and the mummification process, so news of this British Museum exhibition thrilled and delighted me. Now having seen it for myself there is plenty to absorb and learn not just about the people but...

Artswrap | Emma Clarendon

Lesley Manville and Richard Eyre, James Patterson, Nicholas Hytner, Ming

Kirsty Lang talks to actress Lesley Manville and director Richard Eyre about filming their award-winning production of Ibsen's Ghosts.

BBC Front Row | Kirsty Lang