Gillian Orr writes about the arts for The Independent.
From Berenice Abbott to Nadav Kander, the Barbican's architecture photography exhibition is an alternative history of modern man
14 September 2014 12:00 AM
Architectural photography not only documents our built worlds, but the very best will reveal something more about the societies in which they are taken
Guinness World Records turns 60: The publication remains a bestseller by celebrating the weird and the wacky
10 September 2014 10:00 PM
07 September 2014 12:00 AM
The artist came across the custom of spending summer holidays on farms by chance and decided to find out more by placing an ad in a local Dagenham newspaper. She was subsequently inundated with dozens of anecdotes, memories and photographs
03 September 2014 12:00 AM
31 August 2014 12:00 AM
There is a purpose and it is music,’ says Mike Hadreas, aka Perfume Genius, talking of his new drink- and drug-free lifestyle
31 August 2014 12:00 AM
A year after Russian tanks ploughed into Prague in August 1968, Josef Koudelka found himself exiled in London. His photographs of the Soviet-led invasion had been published around the world, and a return to his homeland was considered a risk, reprisals for his work being a very real threat.
From Bram Stoker to Stanley Kubrick, the British Library's latest exhibition celebrates all things Gothic
28 August 2014 09:45 PM
Tip-tapping typewriters, ripe pongs and slides in the office: Bosses are inventing surprising ways of making us work harder
27 August 2014 10:00 PM
24 August 2014 12:00 AM
Having lived under flight paths in both Washington DC and New York, where she now resides, Lauren O'Neill became captivated by the skies.
19 August 2014 07:06 PM
Salad days: singer Taylor Swift and model Karlie Kloss tend to their window box splash
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Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
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