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Picture Piece

Images from the 57th Venice Biennale

An image of the sole survivor tree after the 2011 tsunami in Japan 

By Philip Brophy

Opening this Friday, a first look at the 78th edition, curated by Christopher Y. Lew and Mia Locks

Josef Albers's secret symbol for the Manuscript society at Yale University

By George Pendle

A map of the Milky Way and neighbouring galaxies based on observations from the Gaia satellite

By Jennifer Higgie

Marilyn Monroe and drone warfare

By ​David Birkin

Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick photographed by Terry Richardson

By Paul Clinton

Georgiana Houghton's 19th-century spirit paintings

By Dawn Adès

The Medieval women who illustrated manuscripts are finally being recognized

By Anne Winston-Allen

The Michelangelo sculpture that obsessed Sigmund Freud

By Charlotte Higgins
Courtesy: the artist

Choose a single object of special significance from your working or living environment: models of USS Jimmy Carter

By Trevor Paglen

The drawings of Charles Darwin's children

By Darian Leader