Venice Biennale: British Contributions

The United Kingdom presents three exhibitions at this year’s Venice Biennale, as the British Council joins forces with sister bodies in Scotland and Wales.

International Women’s Day: Exemplary Visions

In light of International Women’s Day on 8 March, we have selected 10 inspiring women who have contributed to the wider creative industries.

Architectural Masters

Architects Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigemand Ramon Vilalta (RCR Arquitectes) have been awarded the 2017 Pritzker Architecture Prize.

Solo Focus

Volta New York celebrates its 10th anniversary as a solo focused contemporary art fair. Returning to PIER 90, it runs alongside Armory Arts Week.

Design Values

Melbourne Design Week will examine the value of good design and showcase the work of regional and international creatives in a city-wide event.

Social Responses

Jenny Sabin Studio has been selected as the winner of this year’s Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1’s, New York, Young Architects Program.

A’ Design Award: Promotion and Recognition

A’ Design Competition was established to recognise the best design works internationally. Entries are open until 28 February.

NGV’s Publishing Prize

The National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, has launched a new international publishing prize as part of the annual Art Book Fair.

A’ Design Awards & Competition: Call for Entries

The A’ Design Award was founded in 2010 in order to highlight, advertise and become an advocate for design that looks towards a better future.

Ritualised Beliefs

Nathan Coley explores the ways that architecture reflects on and conditions the social environment at Parafin Gallery, London.

Interrogating Architecture

Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, questions what we know and understand about architecture in the group exhibition [Re]construct.

Illusory Silhouettes

Ricardo Bofill’s La Muralla Roja in Alicante pays homage to the Arab Mediterranean, in particular to the adobe towers of North Africa.

Integral Topographies

A new publication from Phaidon highlights the shifting relationship between architecture and natural forms, taking the land as inspiration.

Louise Nevelson: Sculpted Consciousness

Cortesi Gallery, Lugano, plays host to a selection of 29 pieces from the late Louise Nevelson, spanning two decades from the 1960s to 1980s.

Idris Khan: Monument and Memory

Following a competition held in early 2016, British-born Idris Khan was selected as the chosen designer of both the Memorial and the Pavilion of Honor.

Synthetic Environments

NGV Melbourne have commissioned a dynamic reinvention of the suburban car wash built in the Grollo Equiset Garden this spring.

Austere Structures

The DOX Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague, has recently revealed a unique architectural intervention perched atop the organisation’s campus.

RIBA: The World’s Best Building

Universidad de Ingeniería y Tecnología (UTEC) by Grafton Architects has been announced as the first winners of the RIBA Prize for the world’s best building.

Zaha Hadid: Early Paintings and Drawings

In Zaha Hadid’s early paintings and drawings, at Serpentine Galleries, London, viewers see her looking beyond the utopianist forbears.

Cultural Development

The Faena Forum was revealed during Art Basel Miami Beach at the start of December, heralded as a pivotal landmark in the new cultural district.