Born in the 1950s, these temples of commerce were symbols of the US consumer culture – but many are now dying out. Jonathan Glancey takes a look.
New York City’s annual festival has a larger scope than ever. Tom Brook rounds up some of the most ambitious movies to see.
From 3D to sing-alongs to audience immersion – David G Allan rounds up more than 50 years of tricks, stunts and experiments that make movies come to life.
The week’s best arts and culture reads – including happy accidents in architecture and praise for retiring TV titan, David Letterman.
In advance of the World Cup, Christopher Pillitz tells BBC Culture about his photographs of Brazilians playing football – from beach babes to monks.
From Dogville and Birth to The Railway Man, Nicole Kidman knows how to balance the mainstream and avant garde better than anyone, argues Lisa Schwarzbaum.
Vivian Maier was a reclusive character who died in obscurity, leaving behind a vast trove of photographs – some of which are now recognised as masterpieces.
Some antiquities are rumoured to be cursed. But those stolen really do leave a trail of lawsuits – and sometimes bodies – in their wake, Georgina Adam reports.
An 807-year-old Persian mystic and dervish, Rumi, has a massive following in the US and around the world. Jane Ciabattari explains his enduring influence.
A hibernating artist and a rose-tinted view of conflict: eight of our favourite pictures this week.