Sculpting new fashion from art history
Concrete giants: Arresting figures appear on rural grain silos
Oscars 2017: Five lust-worthy interiors from this year's nominees
Exploring Mexico's Escher-like playground
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
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.
Friends or foes? Art's long, complicated relationship with religion
Ren Hang's controversial nude photography
Turning life on a container ship into art
World's highest art space unveiled
Martin Schoeller's 'honest' portraiture
The jewels of Iran's "sad-eyed" princess
Exploring Asia's shifting design objectives
What the faces of our robots tell us about ourselves
Transgender model makes history
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
Classic cars tell story of Communist China
By Jamie Fullerton, CNN
In Luo Wenyou's cavernous, hangar-like exhibition building in Beijing's northern Huairou district, the scents of history and engine oil are dovetailed.
Rare $675,000 opal makes debut
By Georgia McCafferty, CNN
The Fire of Australia, the world's finest uncut opal, has gone on permanent public display for the first time since its discovery more than 60 years ago.
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.