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Last week it was the opening of Jean Cocteau's country house outside of Paris, Maison Cocteau, and this week it’s the opening of Jean Nouvel's latest structure, the Serpentine Pavilion 2010, in London's Hyde Park. Be amongst the first to visit the artist's retreat and the architect's first building in the UK with our virtual tours.

JEAN NOUVEL: SERPENTINE PAVILION 2010

The tenth Serpentine Pavilion, unveiled in London’s Hyde Park this week, marks the UK debut of world-renowned French architect Jean Nouvel. We showcase the pillar-box red temporary structure.

MAISON COCTEAU: AN ARTIST REFUGE

Jean Cocteau found refuge at a country house outside of Paris in which he integrated elements from his poems, paintings and films. After a renovation spearheaded by Pierre Bergé, Maison Cocteau is now open to the public.

TREE DIMENSIONAL ART

Enzo Enea, a Swiss landscape designer who has gone from being a tree collector to a tree curator with the opening of the Tree Museum on the banks of Lake Zurich, explains his unique view of trees as art.

THE ROMANCE OF DIOR

At the first Dior fashion show in China, John Galliano presented an accomplished Cruise 2011 collection that he described as, "a modern day homage of the scene as Jean Seberg, Romy Schneider, Jeanne Moreau and Francoise Hardy."
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IRANIAN ART NOW

The work of artists Rokni and Ramin Haerizadeh and Bita Fayyazi is some of the most recognizable and controversial Iranian art. In an exclusive interview, the three friends discuss censorship, life in Tehran and the Iranian art market.