Arts feature

Hitler, a hundred years ago

November 11, 2018 3:19 pm

As World War One ended, a slender 29-year-old German dispatch runner named Adolf Hitler lay in a military hospital in Pomerania

They say it’s your birthday? It’s my birthday too, yeah!

November 9, 2018 12:13 pm

The White Album is reissued at 50

Bring back Kevin Spacey

November 1, 2018 5:44 pm

If Spacey is not tried, and therefore not convicted, he should return to acting

Death in Venice, alive in New York

October 30, 2018 11:55 am

Tintoretto looked not up to heaven, but down to the fallen angels of our modern age

‘Darmstadt taught me how to compose’: Ennio Morricone interviewed

October 25, 2018 11:09 am

The 91-year-old pop-cultural phenomenon is actually a major modernist composer hiding in plain sight

Getting Wilde in America

October 23, 2018 11:50 am

Oscar Wilde’s search for fame and himself

‘I should just shut up’: Dominic West on #MeToo and the perils of talking politics

October 18, 2018 10:54 am

Melissa Kite wishes the actor didn’t voice his Remainer views all the time – but he is fabulous opposite Keira Knightley in new film Colette

Brave New World Revisited, revisited

October 12, 2018 1:03 pm

We’ve grown increasingly obsessed with dystopian narratives since 2016. But why do we look to Orwell’s vision when Huxley’s rings truer?

The glory that was the Low Countries, the disaster that is the European Union

October 3, 2018 5:55 am

Jan van Eyck at the Frick Collection

Let’s hear it for the ladies who paint

September 24, 2018 6:24 am

The works of female painters were consistently undervalued by auction houses – but that’s all changing

The coddling of American journalism

September 22, 2018 6:49 am

The snowflakes aren’t melting as they get older and wiser. They now have jobs in publishing and media and are marching through the institutions they work for

Big Jay McNeely brought joy to millions with his music

September 19, 2018 5:32 am

The legendary tenor saxophonist died last weekend aged 91

It’s the blood that gets you

September 18, 2018 8:55 am

Delacroix in the flesh, at the Met

Hank Mobley, the greatest sax player you never heard

September 3, 2018 8:37 am

The forgotten genius of Blue Note was a prince among players, but he died a pauper

The Precisionist Impulse: in search of the first American art movement

August 27, 2018 5:01 am

The group melded the materialism of the urban landscape with what was idealistic and essentially Romantic about the city

Where did all the Chippendales go?

August 21, 2018 5:54 am

Time to buy brown

Azealia Banks is telling the truth

August 14, 2018 6:19 pm

Online life is no life at all

The artist who breathes Technicolor life into historic photographs

August 2, 2018 10:23 am

‘My goal is to build a bridge between the present and the past.’

The obscenity of the art world 

June 29, 2018 10:38 am

You’ve probably heard that we’re in a boom time for the art business, breaking sales records as fast as we…

‘I think The Kinks could have found a better frontman’: Ray Davies interviewed

June 21, 2018 2:19 pm

For all his reputation as one of England’s defining pop songwriters, America was Davies’ inspiration, and it is to the subject of America that he has been drawn these past few years.

Musically, politically and culturally, Kanye West is uncontrollable and unignorable

June 7, 2018 12:30 pm

Kanye West is more than halfway in to the Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame — if his politics don’t block the…

The subtly savage world of filmmaker Ruben Ostlund

March 15, 2018 11:57 am

There is a culty YouTube video shot three years ago on the laptop camera of Ruben Ostlund. It shows the…