Japanese artists Yayoi Kusama, who has been living in a mental institution since the 1970s, uses her woes with mental illness to inspire her work. Walking into one of Yayoi Kusama's infinity rooms is like walking into a completely different universe. The door shuts behind you, and suddenly you find yourself surrounded by what appears to be a galaxy of shimmering LEDs. The scene is beautiful, in a surreal, space-age fairy tale sort of way. But it's also a little jarring in its intimacy; it's almost as though you've been instantly transported from a whitewashed gallery into Kusama's buzzing, obsessive mind.
Congressional investigators have published a series of internal BP memos which they say proves that the British company systematically and negligently put safety at risk on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in order to increase profits.
Uzbekistan last night closed its borders to refugees fleeing neighbouring Kyrgyzstan as the numbers killed in the ethnic violence spiralled and aid agencies reported fresh allegations of atrocities from the survivors.
Serbia took a significant step towards joining the EU after European foreign ministers relaxed demands for the alleged genocide fugitive Ratko Mladic to be arrested before allowing its membership application to proceed.
The extraordinary life of Nelson Mandela was remembered by dignitaries from around the world, with Prime Minister David Cameron joined by his three surviving predecessors at a special commemoration service