Will Wiles is the author of the novels, ‘Care of Wooden Floors’ and ‘The Way Inn’. His third, ‘Plume’, will be published by Fourth Estate in May 2019

Zawe Ashton and Jake Gyllenhaal in Velvet Buzzsaw.

Art to die for? – Velvet Buzzsaw reviewed

Demonic forces make their presence felt in this horror film set in the art world

8 Feb 2019
Perspective from the south of Fallingwater (Kaufmann House), Mill Run, Pennsylvania (1934–37), Frank Lloyd Wright. The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives, New York. © 2017 Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

The failing architect who dreamt up modern America

Frank Lloyd Wright is widely considered America’s greatest architect – but his career was dominated by failure

27 May 2017

Unsafe spaces

The history of the asylum is a tale of many reforms and not much progress

5 Nov 2016

Zaha Hadid’s death leaves British architecture immeasurably poorer

The UK was slow to appreciate Zaha Hadid’s uncompromising attitude to architecture, but she was one of the most important British architects of the past 100 years

31 Mar 2016

Is it still possible to stop the Garden Bridge?

Another week, another controversy. Can opponents of the Garden Bridge project still make their voices heard?

10 Feb 2016

The mysteries of M.C. Escher at the Dulwich Picture Gallery

The familiarity of Maurits Cornelis Escher’s work doesn’t make it any easier to interpret, says Will Wiles

12 Dec 2015