BBC Culture picks eight of the week’s most eye-catching pictures, including origami dresses and a giant mural.
Political turmoil can’t hold Russian collectors back – despite exhibitions under threat in Moscow and St Petersburg, Russian art sales are buoyant.
The author speaks to Razia Iqbal to explain how her latest book – a profile of Empress Dowager Cixi – defies China’s perception of its 19th Century ruler.
The Twilight actor plays a gang member in The Rover, a dystopian film set in Australia. He tells Tom Brook about taking on a character role.
A month-long festival in London explores the way that the arts respond to a mental health problem. Tiffany Jenkins takes a look.
Watch the great American pianist and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra perform Piano Concertos 3 and 4 at the Sydney Opera House.
BBC Culture picks out the most memorable kit, haircuts and beards from the tournament’s history.
A hymn of praise to Led Zeppelin, some notes on Yiddish and the magician Teller on Towering Inferno – an eclectic selection of the week’s best culture reads.
From the Beach Boys in the 1960s to Pharrell Williams today, each year has its song of the summer. Greg Kot explains what makes one a hit.
Cheesy purveyor of ostentatious kitsch or witty satirist? Alastair Sooke examines the questions and controversies surrounding the celebrated artist Jeff Koons.