$1m Ai Weiwei vase smashed by protester in Miami art gallery – video

A man is filmed picking up and smashing a vase by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei worth $1m (£600,000). Florida artist Maximo Caminero, 51, was later arrested and admits to breaking the work in protest at the Perez Art Gallery in Miami only showing international art. Caminero now faces up to five years in prison for criminal mischief. Watch

The x-ray photography of Hugh Turvey – in pictures

Hugh Turvey’s images of everyday objects reveal a hidden reality that the eye usually can’t see. Read the interview

Photographs courtesy of Hugh Turvey, Artist in Residence, The British Institute of Radiology

The top 10 sexiest works of art ever

From Egon Schiele to Titian and Robert Mapplethorpe, these artists have celebrated erotic pleasure in unique and thought-provoking ways. Read more

Photograph: Bridgeman

London-based street artist Phlegm has painted his distinctive, fantastical murals in London, Sheffield and beyond. Here we pick some of his best works. See more

Aerial Perspectives by Alex MacLean – in pictures

Taken from 5,000 feet above the earth in a Cessna aeroplane, Alex MacLean’s photographs document humanity’s footprint on the natural world. See more

Photographs: Alex MacLean

30 things being 3D printed right now (and none of them are guns)

From jet parts to unborn babies, icebergs to crime scenes, dolls to houses (and, um, Keanu Reeves models): how new technology is shaking up making things. Read more

Photograph: 3Ders

Eye-popping ballet: JR’s NYCB installation

New York City Ballet invited the French artist JR to work with the company’s dancers and create an art installation. Here are the stunning results. See more

Photographs, top to bottom: Marc Azoulay/NYCB; jr-art.net. 

Anonymous Women: Draped – photographs by Patty Carroll

"My work references how women are seen in the world," she says. "I grew up with nuns as teachers, and unlike priests they were always encased in their habits, so you never knew who they were as individuals." See more

What I Be, by Steve Rosenfield. The project encourages subjects to reveal their deepest insecurities. See more

Hip to be square: Jessica Eaton’s kaleidoscope photography

The hottest new artist on the block makes her mind-bending creations by turning her camera into a mini darkroom and photographing cubes that start out grey. See more

Photograph: Jessica Eaton/The Photographers’ Gallery