Fifteen years ago a Soho warehouse hosted 50 art events in 50 weeks. Writers, architects and even milliners exhibited alongside both famous, and unknown, artists. As the project is revived for 2015, Nicholas Wroe talks to its curators about capturing the spirit of the times
From Da Vinci to a stuffed walrus to glass models of underwater worlds, a rich selection of objects is about to go display at the Turner Contemporary, as curator Brian Dillon explains
Exiled from his home in Germany and at odds with the art scene of 1940s London, Kurt Schwitters’ initial experience of Britain was not the stuff of fairytales. But his story had a happy ending
With his snatched street scenes and glimpses of private moments, Manet’s portraits are snapshots seen through the gaze of the artist, as a new exhibition at London’s Royal Academy reveals
Fun, bright, clever, but disposable and disturbing, postmodernism was all swagger and stance. But was this pre-digital phenomenon killed off by the internet?