Frank O’Hara captured the heady moment in the 1960s when American art stepped out of Europe’s shadow – and he is just as relevant now, writes Jane Ciabattari.
BBC Culture picks nine films coming out next month, including Richard Linklater’s epic Boyhood and Scarlett Johansson as a drugs mule-turned-superhero.
The compact machine set a new standard for design and ease of use when it was launched in 1984. Jonathan Glancey explains why it’s still a classic.
In films and TV shows, despicable characters are taking centre stage. Nicholas Barber investigates why we love to hate villains – and what this says about us.
Watch Emmanuel Ax and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra perform Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No 5 live from the Sydney Opera House.
Political turmoil can’t hold Russian collectors back – despite exhibitions under threat in Moscow and St Petersburg, Russian art sales are buoyant.
As a Dutch station wins a prestigious architecture prize, BBC Culture picks out the subway spots with the world’s best designs.
Few things can rally a country’s pride – and unite its people – like a stirring piece of music. Clemency Burton-Hill dissects what makes an anthem great.
Art Basel invites billionaires to descend on Switzerland and buy work made elsewhere. But is Swiss art itself worth a closer look? Jason Farago investigates.
BBC Culture picks eight of the week’s most eye-catching pictures, including origami dresses and a giant mural.