'The thinking leads the making and vice versa... They go hand in hand'
Elusive Cornelius Gurlitt tells a German magazine he hid the paintings out of ‘love’
The necklace, carved from 170 spherical beads each made from a different material, includes the first single celled life on the planet
The artist conceived the work in 1954 and cast it the following year
A spontaneous road race is enough to put me off cars for life
Poet John Hegley turns 60 this week. He talks about life, work and spuds
National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
The secular painter and ceramicist explains why he is still drawn to Catholicism, and why his work is different to Grayson Perry
The Missal of Sarum, that went missing from St Paul’s Cathedral, has now been found
A petition calling for the release of Britain's most notorious prisoner has amassed 10,000 signatures
The museum, which will cost £1.6 million, is due to open in 2015 and will house 500 pieces of original artwork
What is it with modern musicians and painting? What spurious orthodoxy now decrees that no rock star of note reaches his/her 50th birthday without having an exhibition of scratchy-dauby artworks launched in a major gallery? Did Schubert or Liszt or Beethoven pause in their labours at the keyboard to knock off charming watercolours of the scene from their music-room window? No. Today, you can't throw a paintbrush across Cork Street without hitting another ageing rocker mounting canvases onto a whitewashed wall.
Lyons teashops were the Starbucks of their day. In the aftermath of war, the management of the restaurant chain (the last one closed its doors in 1981) was faced with a pressing challenge: how to enliven dingy and often war-scarred interiors up and down the country without spending a fortune.
The exhibition at Kensington Palace introduces iPads, wi-fi and a new level of interactivity- including a specially designed version of Paper app
Nearly 50 years after writing the conceptual art book Grapefruit, writer, artist and peace activist Yoko Ono has released a sequel that she hopes will inspire people and get them thinking and reading.
Week four in my adventures in using every single pan in any given kitchen and, on a cartoon high after re-reading some old Calvin and Hobbes, aka my Ulysses, I plump to road-test a comic-book cookbook.