Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup Cans was mocked when first exhibited – but the work went on to have a lasting impact not only on art, but on the way we dress.
The Lucky Country is well-known for its unique turns of phrase. But few realise how many terms in use around the world originated down under, writes Mark Gwynn.
A new film sheds light on a 1992 incident in Germany when a mob tried to burn down a building with 150 Vietnamese inside. It feels very relevant to 2015.
It’s the latest in a long line of works from one of America’s greatest living writers. But although there is much to admire, Lucy Scholes is left wanting more.
The great Irish poet WB Yeats was born 150 years ago this June. Nick Laird analyses his unique reading style and describes the challenges of performing verse.
Abandoned and decaying buildings are part of the modern landscape. Should we rebuild them or let them be? Jonathan Glancey takes a look.
Explore the best film, art and music events around the globe.
As the Apple Watch launches amid much hype, BBC Culture asks experts for their favourite designs of the last 100 years. Can the new timepiece compete?
The week’s best arts and culture reads – including Leonardo da Vinci’s CV, the economics of Thomas the Tank Engine and how to achieve literary immortality.
Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas was released 25 years ago. For many, it remains the greatest depiction of mobster life on screen, writes Tom Brook.
Great works out of view
In honour of the Bard’s birthday, we asked you to share your favourite lines from his plays and poems. This is what you chose.