Gabby (Back)

A woman faces away from us, straps criscrossing her back, in this photograph by Catherine Opie.

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Splitting

A whole house is cleaved cleanly in two in this site-specific artwork by Gordon Matta-Clark.

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Cancer of the Uterus

A medical diagram is appended with glitter and fluff in this thought-provoking collage by Wangechi Mutu.

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Spiral Jetty

A sculptural coil spirals out into the Great Salt Lake, Utah, in this work of land art by Robert Smithson.

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Fireflies on the Water

Coloured lights are reflected into infinity in this mesmerising mirror installation by Yayoi Kusama.

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Flower Matango

This garish globe of grinning, plastic daisies by Takashi Murakami once stood in the Palace of Versailles.

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Tilted Arc

Richard Serra's curved steel sculpture towered over New York commuters in the eighties, provoking awe and ire.

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Untitled #209

A quartet of blue hues sweeps over the viewer in this sunny, deceptively simple painting by Etel Adnan.

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Untitled #97

Cindy Sherman sits, slumped against hand, clutching a bathrobe to her body in this frank photograph.

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Angel of the North

Antony Gormley's arresting, celestial sculpture towers over the A1, carrying the mythology of its homeland.

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Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn

A fragile historical artefact tumbles to the floor in this provocative photographic triptych by Ai Weiwei.

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