The cultural event of the year in London was the opening of the Tate Modern's new extension, which gave it 60 percent more space for visitors to explore. It was designed by renowned Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron.
Composed of over 7,000 oil barrels, the sculpture by the revered artist floats on the Serpentine Lake in London's Hyde Park through September 23. It accompanies a retrospective of Christo and Jeanne-Claude's work.
Groundbreaking textile artist Anni Albers is among numerous women who studied at the storied Bauhaus art school. But unlike its leading men, she is little remembered. Her work is now being rediscovered in Düsseldorf.
Art collector Peggy Guggenheim, known for supporting the careers of some of modern art's biggest names — Picasso, Miro, Pollock — made her home in Venice after the war. A look at her Venetian debut, 70 years on.
Pritzker Prize winner Peter Zumthor is regarded as one of the world's most outstanding architects. Inspired by the environment surrounding a building, Zumthor has designed award-winning buildings like the Therme Vals.
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