Rakewell is disappointed not to hear the performance artist’s pipes in her new project at the Bavarian State Opera
For the 2025 World Expo, the host city of Osaka has plumped for a bafflingly blobby logo
A Manchester-based menswear designer has launched a shirt inspired by Lowry – and decorated with his ‘matchstick’ figures
Rakewell is lured back to childhood by the promise of Swallows and Amazons memorabilia and mischief at Windermere Jetty Museum
The Boijmans Museum in Rotterdam has launched a drive-thru exhibition – and it’s not the only culture you can see by car this summer, says Rakewell
The future of fashion may not be the most pressing concern but it’s hard not to fear the worst
The Trumps have a soft spot for Goya Foods, it seems – which sets Rakewell wondering whether the brand could make more of its painterly associations
Film fans can only hope that the director will turn his interest in these mysterious patterns to practical effect
Rakewell celebrates the return of roller coasters – with no screaming allowed – by looking back at some of the earliest white knuckle rides
While Apollo’s roving correspondent is more than ready to go to the pub, he can’t help wondering if it will all end in Hogarthian tears
A development that would have impinged on Tower Bridge has landed Robert Jenrick in hot water – so Rakewell digs up some classic views of the landmark
The statue of George Eliot in Nuneaton has attracted some unlikely ‘defenders’
Churchill’s statue on Parliament Square is currently boxed up but, given his attitude to portraits, perhaps Churchill himself wouldn’t mind
What is it about art and espionage? The spies and assassins of BBC America’s hit show have sophisticated tastes in meeting venues
The former transport secretary has been appointed as a trustee of the National Portrait Gallery – so he must be a museum fanatic, right?
The former England striker is keen to stage an exhibition of photos of Roy Keane – and has strong opinions about the arrogance of most art galleries
Peter Sellers gave action painting a new spin in a sketch with Peter Cook and Dudley Moore in 1965
Fed up with video calls, Rakewell finds light relief in teleporting himself (if only) to Waddesdon Manor and the Met
Celebrities have often performed Dr. Seuss to kids to extol the benefits of reading – but should they have rapped through the books instead?
The fans of Borussia Mönchengladbach are to make up for closed stadiums by attending matches in the form of cardboard cutouts
Your favourite art magazine has been spotted in the vintage BBC comedy-drama – though always in the hands of dodgy antiques dealers
BBC Bitesize has announced that Danny Dyer and Sergio Agüero are among the celebrities joining its homeschooling programme. But who’s going to teach art?
Rakewell has been eyeing up the broadcaster’s learned library while watching Channel 4 News