Jeff Koons with his sculpture Gazing Ball (Birdbath) (2013) at the Ashmolean, Oxford in 2019.

In his shiny surfaces, Jeff Koons reflects the vanity of our age

From ancient art to Old Masters, Koons’ engagement with history is only skin deep – and that’s the point

12 Feb 2019
Alzata, Mario Bellini

How Mario Bellini is breathing new life into Venetian glass

In his experimental collaborations with the historic Venini factory, the artist reveals the true versatility of glass

16 Nov 2018
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, main building at Ausstellungsstrasse, 2017.

The Design Museum Zurich gets a stylish makeover

The refurbished museum is filled with fascinating objects from New Wave typography to a Swiss railway clock

12 Sep 2018