Arts

bunga bunga berlusconi

A cautionary tale about how democracy can subvert itself

October 22, 2020 9:49 am

Bunga Bunga reviewed

climb
morozov

Ivan Morozov: the Russian businessman with a passion for the avant-garde

October 22, 2020 9:40 am

Morozov: The Story of a Family and a Lost Collection by Natalya Semenova reviewed

chris pratt

Chris Pratt is a role model for other celebrities

October 21, 2020 5:33 pm

The actor doesn’t talk about his political views, so now everyone else is

nice white parents

Nice and nasty

October 21, 2020 4:00 pm

The mother of all school controversies

booker

Booker prized

October 21, 2020 9:35 am

Notes on a New Orleans professor

cobra kai

Sensei it again

October 19, 2020 12:40 pm

The return of the Karate Kid

Rebecca reviewed
Tehran

Is Apple TV’s Tehran the new Fauda?

October 15, 2020 12:22 pm

I had such high hopes for Tehran but it feels like you’re watching a video game

monuments

A passion for pastiche: China’s Potemkin villages

October 15, 2020 9:30 am

Fake Heritage: Why We Rebuild Monuments by John Darlington reviewed

mahler

Monumental Mahler

October 14, 2020 2:12 pm

The Eighth: Mahler and the World in 1910 by Stephen Johnson reviewed

dolly parton

Morals and mortality

October 14, 2020 1:36 pm

How will we remember the great musicians of the past?

resika

Still painting after all these years

October 12, 2020 11:38 am

While others have postured, Paul Resika has kept on painting

doors

The perception of doors

October 11, 2020 12:38 pm

Take hope, ye who enter here

beatles glimpses

We loved them, yeah, yeah, yeah

October 9, 2020 6:13 pm

150 Glimpses of the Beatles by Craig Brown reviewed

balakirev

Why did Balakirev’s beautiful, inventive works go out of fashion?

October 8, 2020 4:45 pm

Nicholas Walker’s new six-CD cycle of the complete piano works of the eccentric Russian composer are a revelation

van halen

The death of an ax man

October 8, 2020 1:03 pm

Eddie Van Halen was a master at his craft

art presidency

The art of the presidency

October 3, 2020 2:04 pm

What are the major artworks of the Trump years?

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boys

The Boys is sick, puerile, inappropriate and delicious

October 1, 2020 8:39 am

We sorely need transgressive, near-the-knuckle dramas like this

nam

Out of Nam’s way

September 25, 2020 11:41 am

In country, Down Under

berghain

As immersive art goes, nothing can compete with Berghain

September 24, 2020 9:33 am

An art exhibition currently occupies the world’s most famous techno club in Berlin

george bernard shaw

In defense of George Bernard Shaw

September 24, 2020 9:20 am

He irritated pretty much everyone in his time — mischief was his manifesto

kevin rowland

Old soul rebel

September 22, 2020 4:44 pm

Kevin Rowland, decades after Dexys, is still running

steinberg

The eyes have it

September 21, 2020 11:47 am

Renaissance and Baroque Art: Selected Essays by Leo Steinberg reviewed