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Something to ad

Out-of-home advertising – one of the oldest forms of promotion – is thriving in the modern market.

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Making a scene

Mexico’s second city, Guadalajara, is dynamic yet intimate. It entices emerging artists as well as collectors on the hunt for fresh talent.

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The Ten

History feels alive and kicking this month. Our picks include a Netflix series about a pioneering African-American millionaire, Tom Stoppard’s personal new play and choreographers of the past on show in São Paulo. Plus: the…

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Radio royalty

Its role is changing but Vienna's Funkhaus remains an icon for broadcasting culture and tradition.

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More than Mozart

Who are the contemporary heirs to Austria’s artistic heroes? From darkly poetic films to specialist record shops, here’s a selection of distinctively Austrian cultural highlights.

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The Ten

Let there be light: Oklahoma Contemporary is clad in undulating aluminium to reflect the prairie sun and the Sydney Biennale is spotlighting overlooked stories from artists around the world. Plus: Caribou’s most personal…

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Leader of the pack

Transcending the worlds of fashion and music, DJ Wolfram Eckert is bringing Austrian music back into the spotlight. He tells us about his globetrotting adventures.

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Shared passion

Art collectors Mera and Don Rubell have found a suitably generous new space to display their remarkable collection.

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Grey pride

Fashion and lifestyle magazines aimed at the over sixties are appearing on newsstands across Japan. And by taking a positive and inclusive approach to a long-neglected demographic, publishers are realising the spending…

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The Ten

It didn’t take long for Frieze to find its Californian groove and the UK art fair is back in Los Angeles this month. Plus: training the lens on the male; farce and fantasy on stage and page; a new Nigerian journal offering…

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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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Changing the picture

When three friends opened a small cinema in the coastal town of Zushi, it was the spark for the city’s cultural transformation.

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Tokyo party

The world of J-pop is meticulously controlled but latest sensation Chai are embracing a DIY spirit and dancing to their own beat.

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The Ten

From fantastical anime to upbeat electronica and art shows that interrogate the relationship between man and machine, Japan has much to offer those looking to jump-start their imaginations.

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Holding the stage

Though they are the product of a director’s vision, even the most iconic film scenes are mediated by a set designer. Kris Moran is one of the industy’s best and it’s her eagle eye that helps her find the perfect props.

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On the right page

An independent publisher that’s been bringing northern European hits to Italian readers for decades is embarking on a new chapter.

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The Ten

This autumn, the meaning and power of love get a fresh outing on stage, TV and in music. So get ready for plenty of laughs, tears and everything in between with the help of our indispensable guide to the top cultural picks…

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Quality controller

Goodbye summer; goodbye blockbusters and beach reads. Autumn is the time for more contemplative films, series and novels, and we’ve found the best of the season. And when it’s time to give the screen a rest, we’ve got you…

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Expo: Crowning glory

The mohawk, the Jheri curl, the perm: it’s easy to bring them to mind but hard to find the cut that suits you. We took a hair-raising trip to Los Angeles – clippers in hand – to lift the lid on the latest styles.

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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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Crowd pleasers

An increasing number of independent media outlets are launching via crowdfunding campaigns. But building on this income while delivering on promises is another challenge; we look at seven ventures playing to the crowd.

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