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In Pictures | Behind the scenes of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s work wrapping the Arc de Triomphe

A new book looks at the detailed preparations and 60 years of planning behind the work being unveiled in Paris

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In Pictures | Barkley L. Hendricks unseen photographs gathered in new publication

The US artist’s images are joined by an extract from the book looking at how aspects of his painting and photography overlapped

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In Pictures | Gio Ponti’s greatest designs, from chairs to churches

A new book looks at the life and work of the Italian architect and designer, famed for his Pirelli Tower and Superleggera chairs

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In Pictures | Rothko Chapel’s 50th anniversary celebrated in new publication

The Abstract Expressionist Mark Rothko created 14 paintings for the chapel but did not live to see it completed

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In Pictures | Artists' astrological images through the ages

A new book explores the long and changing history of how horoscopes were depicted, from 15th-century Bohemian scorpions to the abstract paintings of Hilma af Klint

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In Pictures | Andy Warhol's explicit drawings from the 1950s that he never got to publish

New book brings together hundreds of images of nude young men, which “are imbued with an emotional vulnerability that few of his later works exhibit”

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In Pictures | The eve of a US presidential election through the eyes of William Eggleston

A newly republished book by the renowned Memphis photographer documents the Deep South in the run-up to the 1976 election

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In Pictures | John Cage’s lifelong obsession with mushrooms

A new book looks at the artist and composer's love of all things mycological, including his fungi photograph collection and collaboration with illustrator Lois Long

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In Pictures | Yayoi Kusama’s colourful life gets the graphic novel treatment

From naked performances in New York and her relationship with Joseph Cornell to hijacking the Venice Biennale, the Japanese artist is the subject of a new comic book by Elisa Macellari

Mark Wallinger unveils new photographs of London’s deserted streets

The British artist, who captured the images on his daily walks, has also written a new poem

Blitz, bodies and the British landscape: Bill Brandt and Henry Moore’s intertwining careers explored in new show

The assistant curator Clare Nadal talks us through five key images from The Hepworth Wakefield’s exhibition

A journey through William Hogarth’s ‘moral geography’ of London and beyond

As an exhibition opens at the Sir John Soane's Museum, the curator David Bindman takes us from Covent Garden and Grosvenor Square to “Guzzledown”

Portraits of the artist as a young man: Romare Bearden's autobiographical collages

A selection from the artist’s Profile series, which will be reunited for an exhibition at The High Museum of Art

In Pictures: Helene Schjerfbeck’s self-portraits and the evolution of her singular style

The Royal Academy of Arts' assistant curator Rebecca Bray talks us through five of the Finnish artist’s key works

In Pictures: the little-known pioneers of 19th- and 20th-century abstraction

Munich exhibition explores the experimental works of Georgiana Houghton, Hilma af Klint and Emma Kunz

In Pictures: Egyptian treasures at the revamped National Museum of Scotland

Senior curator Margaret Maitland reveals the stories behind some of the key exhibits in the new Ancient Egypt Rediscovered gallery

Top five acquisitions of the month

Our pick of the most significant new gifts and purchases to enter museum collections worldwide, from Dalí’s lobster telephone to a bumper gift of indigenous art

Top five acquisitions of the month

Our pick of the most significant new gifts and purchases to enter museum collections worldwide, from a vintage Hawaiian shirt to an heirloom Chinese art collection

In pictures: must-see works at Design Miami

From lady lamps that light up at the touch of a nipple to experimental Italian design, here are some pieces from the 14th edition that caught our eye

In pictures: tapestries are on trend at Art Basel in Miami Beach

From repurposing commercially made tapestries to weaving works themselves, contemporary artists take on textiles

In pictures: UK’s biggest art prize Artes Mundi brings international politics to Wales

Among the works on show are an exploration of the steel industry and its workers, a film about Jean Genet and the Black Panthers, and a close look at military bases and satellites

In pictures: how humans have captured the moon, from Galileo Galilei to Camille Henrot

A new show at the Louisiana museum in Denmark gathers 200 different takes on earth’s nearest neighbour

In pictures: five of the best new commissions at Liverpool Biennial 2018

Theme of tenth edition invokes turmoil of global politics, but artists react in individual ways

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In pictures: around the world in five objects at London's Horniman Museum

New World Gallery of anthropology lives up to founder’s aim to “bring the world to Forest Hill”

In pictures: AA Bronson selects his favourite works at Art Basel

The artist, an Art Basel veteran of four decades, has championed female artists, including Sylvie Fleury, in his selection

Presidential portraits : All the president’s men (and one first lady) at Art Basel

Presidents past and present are a recurring theme at Art Basel this year; here is a selection of different takes on presidential portraits found at the fair.

Inside the artist’s studio

Miami-based painters, sculptors and videographers share their workspaces, from a riverside lair to a living sketchbook

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