A local’s guide to Dundee: top 10 tips

On the waterfront Dundee and the River Tay come as a pair. From William McGonagall’s poetry paying tribute to “the silvery Tay”, recounting the rail bridge disaster of 1879, to the current waterfront transformation, the river is the lifeblood of the town. The best way to see the city from the Tay estuary is to […]

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Frida Kahlo’s neighbourhood: exploring vibrant Coyoacán, Mexico City

Coyoacán was once a hard-to-pronounce place, little known outside of Mexico City. Now it is an almost-obligatory destination for most visitors. Blame it on Frida Kahlo-mania. The artist’s birthplace and final residence, now the Museo Casa Azul, is here on a quiet residential street between similar still-private homes built around the turn of the 20th […]

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Shenzhen’s new V&A-approved culture centre to showcase city’s artistic side

Artist’s rendering of the full Design Society complex in Shenzhen, created by architect Fumihiko Maki Shenzhen is a border town, tech hub, factory floor and somewhere Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas has labelled a “generic city”: malleable enough to change its form with the times.This Pearl River Delta megalopolis is China’s richest city, having grown from […]

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10 of the best new art exhibitions in Europe for autumn 2017

William Kentridge: Thick Time – Installations and Stagings, Salzburg Get immersed in the imaginative work of South African artist William Kentridge at Salzburg’s Museum der Moderne. Featuring his multimedia, cinematic installations, with playful animation and tricksy, theatrical filming evocative of early cinema, Kentridge’s work tackles themes ranging from revolution and colonialism to loneliness and comic […]

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