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Radiohead's 'sixth member' Stanley Donwood on how flame-throwing brought them together

The artist responsible for the band's album covers, tells Matilda Battersby how swallowing fire brought them together and why he has turned his talent to the works of JG Ballard

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Pangaea II: New Art from Africa and Latin America at the Saatchi Gallery, review: Two continents that deserve better

Africa and Latin America have rich visual traditions, but the mostly bland and repetitive works in the Saatchi Gallery’s show of new art are underwhelming

Place Blanche, Paris, 1961, shot by Christer Strömholm

How Leica transformed photography for ever: Celebrating 100 years of the famous camera

When the Leica camera was invented, it was derided as little more than a toy. But as a new book reveals, over the following century this elegant, lightweight box of tricks would transform the way we saw life on the street and in fashion, on the battlefield and across the world
White Sands National Monument, New Mexico

Photographer Ryann Ford's images of rest stops on America's highways reveal a bygone era

Ford travelled across 17 states photographing the distinctive chunks of architectural Americana before they were pulled down

The ‘Westmacott Athlete’

Defining beauty: the Body in Ancient Greek Art at the British Museum gives visitors quite an eyeful

The Greek physique is the subject of a new British Museum show, here are some of the ravishing highlights

Private dancer: Joao Penalva in his studio in south-east London

João Penalva, artist: 'Dancing is like being in an orchestra. Painting is wonderful loneliness'

Karen Wright visits the artist in his large, bright studio in south London
Visitors enjoy the interactive experience of The Art Island

Art in Island: The art gallery designed for taking as many selfies as you want

The gallery in the Philippines allows visitors to 'have fun' with the art on show

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd interview: The performance artist on Isaac Hayes' smoke machine, and wanting to be a glamour model

The performance was born Alalia Chetwynd, but changed her name to Marvin Gaye because she 'was so taken by his life'

Photographers capture the relationship between dogs and their owners - including Simon Callow and his beloved boxers

Photographers Ollie Grove and Will Robson-Scott have spent the past six years taking traditional 'family' portraits that reveal the changing nuances of our relationships with our best friends. Now... sit!

Photographer Beth Moon's black and white images celebrate the diversity of ancient trees

The San Franciscan has travelled across the US, to Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa in search of her subjects, which must meet one of three criteria: age, immense size or notable history

Walkies: Helen Sear in her studio, with her dog Marshall

Helen Sear, artist: 'I am trying to slow down the instantaneousness of the camera'

Karen Wright meets the artist in her studio in a large shed in Wales

Beautiful pictures of 'indigenous peoples unchanged for centuries' go on display

Origins show includes images by controversial photographer Jimmy Nelson who has been criticised for 'damaging tribal culture'

'The Galettes' (1882) by Claude Monet

Inventing Impressionism: The National Gallery's latest blockbuster is devoted to the art dealer who popularised the movement

Paul Durand-Ruel was the fin-de-siècle French art dealer who popularised Impressionism. Karen Wright finds these wonderful paintings from the movement's biggest names irresistible

Carrington's 'Green Tea' (also known as 'La Dame Ovale'), 1942, the year she arrived in Mexico

Leonora Carrington: The most dramatic moments of the Surrealist's remarkable story

After Carrington fled her aristocratic family, her extraordinary exodus would take in lunch with Man Ray in Cornwall, drinks with Picasso in Paris, confinement in a Spanish asylum and a daring escape from Hitler, before she fled to a new life in Mexico. Ahead of a major Tate exhibition, the Surrealist’s cousin, Joanna Moorhead, recalls the sentimental five-year journey she spent taking in the painter’s footsteps

Photographer Iris Della Roca makes the dreams of Rio's most deprived children come true

Movie stars and models, magicians and moneymen… they may be growing up in some of Rio's poorest districts, but nothing can dent these children's aspirations, as the photographer Iris Della Roca discovered
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