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Massage in the Hammam, by Édouard Debat-Ponsan. Photograph: Musée des Augustins

The concept of orientalism is the legacy of the great Palestinian-American scholar Edward Said. Throughout their imperial, colonial and then neocoloni(...)

A building commissioned by the city of Dessau and designed by the founder of the Bauhaus, Walter Gropius.

One hundred years ago, this year, an art and design school opened in Germany. It would remain in operation for just 14 years, under three different di(...)

Fagus Werk factory: designed by Bauhaus school co-founder Walter Gropius and Adolf Meyer

At the centenary of the birth of the Bauhaus design school in 1919, the focus will be on the college building in Dessau, on Germany’s east side, just (...)

Dublin Dance Festival, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s Rosas Danst Rosas, Photograph:  Anne Van Aerschot

Dreaming in Blue Until February 14th Harry Clarke’s dreamy The Eve of Saint Agnes is at the Hugh Lane in Dublin, but you can see his wonderful waterco(...)

Tony Oursler’s Imponderable explores the occult in a sprawling show at MoMA that takes in Arthur Conan Doyle, Harry Houdini and a cast of mediums, ghosts and spirits

On a recent trip to Munich I was transported by the collection of works by the Blue Rider group at the Lenbachhaus. The artists, which included Wassil(...)

Socially engaged: Deirdre O’Mahony made X-PO a focus for the community

People tend to think that the rule book for the visual arts was banished forever when Marcel Duchamp submitted his urinal to the International Exhibit(...)

The Montorgueil District in Paris has quality food markets and sunny terraces to sit and relax.

There’s a lot going on besides football these days in Paris, Bordeaux and Lille. From Bordeaux’s glammed-up image and futuristic new wine museum to t(...)

A design by Tado studio, inspired by London

1 “It’s pronounced jif, not gif” So say Pamela Reed and Matthew Rader, although they don’t explain why. The graphics interchange format was cr(...)

Works by modern masters including Picasso were seized by police

German police have seized more than 1,500 works by artists including Picasso, Chagall and Matisse in Munich, looted by Nazis and presumed lost since 1(...)

Sir Anthony Caro, with his 1962 work ‘Sculpture Two’, who has died after suffering a heart attack

Sir Anthony Caro, who has died aged 89, was a pre-eminent artist of the post-war era who created a new language for abstract sculpture in the 1960s wi(...)

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