Modernism

Shannon Bool’s show at Kunstverein Braunschweig calls attention to the exoticising and objectifying vision of Le Corbusier

By Carina Bukuts

A new book charts Theosophy’s influence on Western modernism

By Figgy Guyver
Marion Mahony Griffin, Federal Capital Competition View from Summit of Mount Ainslie, 1912. Courtesy: National Archives of Australia

Once eclipsed by the men in her life, the architect’s supreme originality and energy are slowly being recognized

By Marina Warner

The avian playground was a manifesto for a modernism that could employ gymnastic engineering to theatrical effect – what happens with its inhabitants long gone?

By Douglas Murphy

Born in Kandy, Minnette de Silva was the first female Asian female architect to be registered with RIBA

By Amy Sherlock
Anna Maria Maiolino, É o que Sobra (What Is Left Over), from the series ‘Fotopoemação’ (Photopoemaction), 1974, digital print, 62 × 153 cm. Courtesy: the artist and Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan

How the radical practices of female artists drove the Modernist movement in Brazil

By Claudia Calirman

Sir Simon Rattle and the LSO bring Stockhausen’s Gruppen für drei Orchester to the Tate’s cavernous space, 50 years after its London debut

By Hettie Judah

A show of South Asian art and its links to the UK at the Whitworth reminds us of a brief but important moment of British camaraderie

By Diva Gujral

As London's Architectural Association celebrates 100 years of female students, rediscovering the city designed by women

By Claire Jamieson

Madan Mahatta’s historic photographs of New Delhi record a time when India was embracing modernist architecture

By Skye Arundhati Thomas
Talks
Ann Temkin. Courtesy: Museum of Modern Art, New York. Photograph: Peter Ross

Artist Laura Owens in conversation with MoMA Chief Curator Ann Temkin

Eileen Gray's restored modernist masterpiece, E.1027, has finally opened to the public

By Olivia Laing