Rosa Barba examines the everyday chaos of Sao Paulo’s ‘giant earthworm’ highway

Shes explored cities around the world, and now the Italian artist has cast her eye on the Minhoco, a controversial insignium of a splendidly untidy megalopolis In the center of the largest city in Latin America, amid a wood of closely packed towers, snakes an elevated freeway of more than three kilometers, slicing from east […]

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Fearless Girl? She looks like she’s auditioning for a Tv talent indicate | Emma Brockes

The new bronze statue facing down the Charging Bull on Wall Street is meant to be a symbol of defiant femininity. What a pity it builds no sense I had a meeting near Wall Street this week, half a block from the Charging Bull statue. I havent been down there for years; the last time […]

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Burned, frozen, winched, dangled and hit by a automobile: the shocking extreme art of Guido van der Werve

From traversing the Baltic on ocean ice to setting his own body ablaze, the Dutchman goes to amazing lengths to create mind-boggling artworks. And now hes heading for Britain When I called the artist Guido van der Werve last year to arrange a meeting, Pauline Portrait, his studio director, told me he was retrieving from […]

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The 20 photographs of the week

Pollution in China, Europes refugee crisis, the aftermath of Storm Desmond the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week Read more: www.theguardian.com

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Rosa Barba examines the everyday chaos of Sao Paulo’s ‘giant earthworm’ freeway

Shes explored cities around the world, and now the Italian artist has cast her eye on the Minhoco, a controversial badge of a splendidly untidy megalopolis In the center of the largest city in Latin America, amid a woodland of closely packed towers, snakes an elevated road of more than three kilometers, slicing from east […]

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Sir Peter Blake:’ All a country has is its culture; the rest is infrastructure’

On the eve of Sgt Peppers half-century, the pop artist shares tales of his classic album sleeve, snubbing Warhol and why he hasnt paid a bill in Mr Chow for 50 years I meet Sir Peter Blake in Mr Chow, the institution of a Chinese eatery opposite One Hyde Park, where flats sell for 75 […]

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Grayson Perry:’ As an artist I find Brexit exciting. No doubt it will be a disaster’

Britains finest transvestite potter is hard at work investigating the nature of masculinity. Over a game platter near his London home, he discusses motorbikes, body image and more For a while, perhaps all his life, Grayson Perry has been making a study of what it means to be a human. So, what do two blokes […]

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Fearless Girl? She looks like she’s auditioning for a TV talent display | Emma Brockes

The new bronze statue facing down the Charging Bull on Wall street is meant to be a symbol of defiant femininity. What a pity it induces no sense I had a meeting near Wall Street this week, half a block from the Charging Bull statue. I havent been down there for years; the last hour […]

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The 20 photographs of the year

Europes refugee crisis, the Paris attacks, pollution in China, the continuing violence in Israel and Syria – the worlds leading photojournalists describe how they captured 20 defining images in 2015 Read more: www.theguardian.com

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