Art and design

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The bicycle – a new favourite icon for art and business

Popular and modern, the bike has captured the public imagination and is being idealised by artists and businesses

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10 of the best at London Design festival 2012

To celebrate 10 years of the London Design festival, Steve Rose picks this year’s top 10 must-sees, from a pedal-powered coffee shop to LED crockery and morphing chairs

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Martin Scorsese and Tacita Dean go back to the future of film

Scorsese’s Hugo, shot in 3D, is an excited paean to film history using modern techniques. But Dean’s much darker Film, at Tate Modern, mourns the passing of celluloid

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Tacita Dean raids the past for her Christmas wrapping paper design

Continuing our series of Christmas wrapping paper designed especially for the Guardian by leading artists, Tacita Dean reveals how she reused an antique postcard

Download and print Tacita Dean’s wrapping paper

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For sale: Tony Bennett’s nude sketch of Lady Gaga

Crooner’s charcoal rendition of pop star up for auction on eBay, with bidding beginning at £3,200