Friends or foes? Art's long, complicated relationship with religion
Exploring Las Pozas, an Escher-like playground in the Mexican jungle
What the faces of our robots tell us about ourselves
Pushing the boundaries of human form
The politics and poetics of Wolfgang Tillmans
A brief history of art and eroticism
Photographer captures forgotten theme park
Ren Hang's controversial nudes
Style Explained: Demystifying fashion's front row
Fashion expert Colin McDowell tackles a number of questions about the front row -- what is it, who sits there, and why is it seemingly so very important?
Style Explained: Understanding extreme runway looks
Extreme, attention grabbing looks seen on the runway may not translate directly to the street, but -- as Colin Mcdowell discusses in this episode of "Style Explained" -- they don't need to.
Style Explained: Why is high fashion so expensive?
Designer clothes are expensive. Here, fashion expert Colin McDowell explains why certain garments, particularly those crafted by a team of couturiers, simply have to carry a hefty price tag.
Style Explained: Who decides what we wear?
Who really decides what we wear? In his very own "The Devil Wears Prada" moment, fashion expert Colin McDowell explains the fashion chain of influence.
Container ship artists turn life at sea into art
The Style Show: The power of photography
World's highest art space unveiled
Martin Schoeller's 'honest' portraiture
Classic cars tell story of Communist China
The jewels of Iran's "sad-eyed" princess
Exploring Asia's shifting design objectives
Transgender model makes history
Rare $675,000 opal makes debut
Ikea shelter named Design of the Year
The complex art of the lion dance
Keeping cool in the buildings of the future
Photographs show how women see women
The couturier behind Rihanna's most daring look
Where world's greatest wines are stored
By Kate Springer, CNN
Historically, wine cellars have been buried beneath a vineyard's water bed to ensure sufficient moisture and cool temperatures.
State of the art: Trump's White House?
By Nick Glass, CNN
Donald Trump's apartment atop Trump Tower has been called a "glitterball of rococo kitsch." So what will he bring to the White House in the way of taste and style?
How art and science fuse in bio-art
Sean Redmond and Darrin Sean Verhagen, The Conversation
There is science in art -- the alchemy of paint, the binary codes computing away in a camera, the expressive anatomy in portraiture and sculpture.
Inside Elton John's private photo collection
By Nick Glass, CNN
"Hi, this is Elton," begins the audio guide.
Tomorrow's giants: Tall buildings on the rise
By Ian Spula, The Spaces
China is raising the stakes in the race for the 'tallest' man-made structures: six of the 10 tallest buildings predicted to top out in 2017 are in this booming corner of the world.
5 lessons in watchmaking from SIHH 2017
Each year in January, selected collectors, press and buyers are invited to attend the annual
Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH)
, in Geneva, Switzerland.
Wong Kar Wai's rebel set photographer
By Wilfred Chan, for CNN
Few artists are lucky enough to work for legendary Hong Kong film director Wong Kar Wai. Even fewer are brave enough to defy him.
Virgil Abloh creates abstract furniture
Last week, Virgil Abloh, Kanye West's creative director and the designer behind the fashion label
, was at Design Miami to debut what he calls "a new vocabulary" for furniture design.
How to stage a fashion show in a war zone
by Paula Erizanu, CNN
Nothing can stop Akuja de Garang, not even war.