From its sublime palaces and museums to its divine art deco markets, the city’s glorious architecture is lovingly captured in a thrilling new book. But can it survive a tidal wave of foreign investment?
He was our ‘greatest theatrical architect’, the creator of 150 magnificent buildings that delighted crowds from Glasgow to Blackpool to London. On the centenary of his death, we celebrate a stage visionary
For decades the suited pair have spent their days strolling around London. Now due to coronavirus they’ve stoically adapted their routine, as shown in a strangely moving video diary
Houses, roads and shops all over the UK have been redecorated and reinvigorated during lockdown
A film noir about a cluttered flat, an animated canine, Yesterday whistled in a corridor … artists in coronavirus lockdown are making the leap to digital. Can they stop people switching over to Netflix?
Acclaimed photographers from around the world share a single image reflecting on their experience of the coronavirus outbreak
The story of global conflict is all the more powerful when it isn’t seen in black and white. Artist Marina Amaral explains her latest work
Sneaked out under cover of Covid-19 and couched in empty jargon, plans for a £260m waterfront complex are a grim symptom of private-sector power
The British artist creates a video tutorial of a cormorant flying with a vision of solitude and calm
Watts Gallery in Surrey sets today’s quiz, the latest in a series that allows you to explore the art collections of British museums closed to coronavirus – while answering some tricky questions along the way
Her incendiary collages of vintage black pinups made her one of the most influential artists of her time. Now she’s battling the ‘insanity’ of Trump’s America
Cultural recovery shouldn’t just mean business as usual – arts funding should be used to help young working-class creatives