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Visual Arts

A granny flat like no other

Modern style was achieved with traditional techniques in a typical Hong Kong high-rise.

Saturday, 20 October, 2012, 11:34pm

Show time

Japanese creative agency nendo is winning fans worldwide with its simple design philosophy, writes Kylie Knott.

1 Nov 2012 - 11:58pm

On a whimsical

Off-centre designer Jaime Hayon has no creative limits - and he wouldn't have it any other way. Giovanna Dunmall follows his eclectic path to worldwide success.

2 Nov 2012 - 12:32am

United colours of Beijing

The capital's graffiti artists have come out of the shadows and are finding the city surprisingly welcoming, writes Laura Fitch.

27 Oct 2012 - 11:21pm

Style Check: when art and fashion collide

Partnering with Chinese artists seems to be a growing trend for international fashion labels - and no prizes for guessing why. All eyes are focused on the region as a producer as well as a consumer of creativity.

9 Nov 2012 - 2:05pm

Underneath the colours

Paul Cezanne demands of us. Like no one else's, his paintings push and pull at our vision. His mountains seen through trees and his tabletops of apples upset our notions of "here" and of "there", of light, matter and distance: what constitutes a feeling and what an object get radically spun about.

4 Nov 2012 - 10:33am

Range roving





2 Nov 2012 - 12:09am

In the picture

A new online design salon is reviving the art of fashion illustration, writes Khuroum Bukhari.

8 Nov 2012 - 10:50pm

Matias Faldbakken's bipolar sculptures

Matias Faldbakken is inspecting the damage on the bottom of an imposing row of coin-operated bank lockers. Bisected across their front by a skittering gash that is almost like a brushstroke, these bright red lockers fill up the main exhibition space at the Simon Lee Gallery.

28 Oct 2012 - 4:48pm

Muslim artists rise to the 'no body' challenge

Artists in the Middle East have proved creative in the face of Islam's bar on depictions of the human body, as Fionnuala McHugh discovers.

22 Oct 2012 - 3:46pm