Urban cemeteries emerged in the 19th Century in response to cities’ exploding populations. Jonathan Glancey looks at the history of these final resting places.
The latest terminal designs include an indoor waterfall and acres of green space. BBC Culture checks out recent completions and projects under construction.
Which works of fiction since 2000 will stand the test of time? BBC Culture polled several dozen critics to select the greatest.
Born in the ‘80s, the Hermès Birkin bag has since risen to become the quintessential fashion accessory. Katya Foreman tracks its history.
Jessica Chastain has a taste for blood in JC Chandor’s A Most Violent Year. Tom Brook reports on a new take on the crime saga.
The votes were tallied and today the nominations have been released. But voters of the Academy Awards have made some major oversights in the past.
A new dance production at the Sydney Festival is breaking taboos and challenging perceptions. Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore takes a look.
What motivates the Chapman brothers? Take a look behind the scenes as the notorious provocateurs prepare for a new show.
The week’s best arts and culture reads – including the hardest songs to sing, whether you can be Jewish and like Wagner and Damien Hirst’s epic bar tab.
Legendary paparazzo Ron Galella was assaulted by film stars and sued by Jackie Onassis. Two new books reveal the stories behind his candid snaps.