A number of famous artists have experienced synaesthesia – a union of the senses. Holly Williams explores its history and her own experience of the condition.
As Fashion Week gets under way, designer Nicole Miller shows BBC Culture the Big Apple hotspots that shaped her sartorial sensibility.
Toronto is viewed as ‘the people’s film festival’, and often predicts Oscars success. Tom Brook previews the movie extravaganza.
BBC Culture picks the best movies screening at the film festival, including Robert Downey Jr’s legal drama and Jessica Chastain in a steamy period piece.
Swedish director Roy Andersson has made just five feature films in 45 years, including his latest at the Venice Film Festival. Nicholas Barber gives his take.
Fatih Akin’s epic new film about the effects of the Armenian genocide falls short on emotional power, writes Nicholas Barber from the Venice Film Festival.
Its seductive looks and futuristic design have endeared the electric guitar to generations of musicians. Jonathan Glancey looks back.
Vogue model, Surrealist muse – and war correspondent. As a combat photographer with the US forces during WWII, Lee Miller created a unique historic record.
A new work by the composer Richard Blackford reveals the hidden music in nature. Clemency Burton-Hill reports.
Jorge Luis Borges’ mysterious stories broke new ground and transformed literature forever. Everyone should read him, writes Jane Ciabattari.