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Showing their colours

Tokyo’s contemporary-art scene (and collector base) is growing, thanks in part to a group of energetic gallerists with a passion for their country’s creativity. We put four of them – and their key artists – in the frame.

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Directors' cut

The more incendiary the conversation around cultural topics becomes, the more museum directors take on the role of mouthpieces for how society should deal with thorny issues. Four art bosses tell us how they’re making an…

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The Ten

After the summer’s megafairs, the art scene is chilling out and the centenary of the Bauhaus movement is being marked on small screens and in a new museum. Plus: emo-pop cures all ills, books and films explore the clashes…

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Hot picks

Fill those endless days with the best in sight and sound, thanks to our sunny selection.

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Star turn

Abstract artist Frank Stella had his first Moma retrospective 50 years ago. We caught up with him as he prepared to show his latest colourful work, partly inspired by his smoking habit.

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Feast for the senses

France has an enviable history of nurturing some of the world’s great artists – so these galleries, bookshops and record shops could be hiding the next big thing.

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Culture briefing

A round-up of the best French television, film, music and media. Plus: art from New York and Ukraine.

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Healing hands

Clad in white coats and working with a surgeon’s precision, these Rome-based fine-art restorers are on a mission to preserve the city’s cultural heritage.

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Culture briefing

A snowy photography museum, Peruvian art in Madrid, going rural in the fight against climate change.

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Electric dreams

Japanese digital art collective TeamLab is seizing the aesthetic possibilities of technology to remaster what it means to both create and experience artworks. We took a stroll among the flowers in their brave new world.

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After the prize

What happens to writers, artists and film-makers who receive their craft’s most coveted gongs? We discover how plaudits can bring both success and challenges.

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