Arts

Review: The Rolling Stones at the O2 Arena

29 November 2012 2:00 pm

‘How’re you doing in the cheap seats? They’re not that cheap, though, that’s the problem,’ said Mick Jagger as he…

Review: The Rolling Stones at the O2 Arena

29 November 2012 2:00 pm

‘How’re you doing in the cheap seats? They’re not that cheap, though, that’s the problem,’ said Mick Jagger as he…

A world apart

22 November 2012 2:00 pm

Although the starving artist in the garret is no longer the favourite public stereotype, painters and sculptors remain something of…

The Dagenham Dustbin

22 November 2012 2:00 pm

For those of us who find passion in national iconography, this is a melancholy historical moment. It’s a very bad…

A world apart

22 November 2012 2:00 pm

Although the starving artist in the garret is no longer the favourite public stereotype, painters and sculptors remain something of…

The Dagenham Dustbin

22 November 2012 2:00 pm

For those of us who find passion in national iconography, this is a melancholy historical moment. It’s a very bad…

Weaving magic

15 November 2012 2:00 pm

Tapestry, papal and princely, never quite went away. Today it satisfies a need for conspicuous displays of skill of the…

Weaving magic

15 November 2012 2:00 pm

Tapestry, papal and princely, never quite went away. Today it satisfies a need for conspicuous displays of skill of the…

London pride

8 November 2012 2:00 pm

The trend for documentary portraits of individual cities assembled from archive footage continues with Julien Temple’s London: The Modern Babylon,…

London pride

8 November 2012 2:00 pm

The trend for documentary portraits of individual cities assembled from archive footage continues with Julien Temple’s London: The Modern Babylon,…

Captivating kaleidoscope

8 November 2012 2:00 pm

When Philippe Decouflé first introduced the idea of sheer fun into the deadly serious business of postmodern dance-making, sceptics predicted…

All that jazz

1 November 2012 2:00 pm

What London can give jazz music — beyond an audience in its concert halls — is a setting to match…

All that jazz

1 November 2012 2:00 pm

What London can give jazz music — beyond an audience in its concert halls — is a setting to match…

Mixed bag

1 November 2012 2:00 pm

Last year I raved about Birmingham Royal Ballet, their artistic drive, their freshness, their impeccable artistic eclecticism and, not least,…

21st-century Disney

25 October 2012 2:00 pm

When, in 1940, Walt Disney released Fantasia, his radical arrangement of animations set to classical music, he fancied that he…

21st-century Disney

25 October 2012 2:00 pm

When, in 1940, Walt Disney released Fantasia, his radical arrangement of animations set to classical music, he fancied that he…

Blurring boundaries

18 October 2012 2:00 pm

Each of the Buddhist monks’ faces tells a variation on the same story. One simmers with fury, another sags with…

A step away from buying toothpaste

18 October 2012 2:00 pm

Fifty years ago it was not possible to bid at auction via the telephone — that first historic telephone bid…

Fact and fantasy

18 October 2012 2:00 pm

Britain’s country houses were constantly in the news a generation ago. In 1974 The Destruction of the Country House, an…

Blurring boundaries

18 October 2012 2:00 pm

Each of the Buddhist monks’ faces tells a variation on the same story. One simmers with fury, another sags with…

Twin peaks

18 October 2012 2:00 pm

According to an old ballet commonplace, no one can beat the Russians when it comes to Swan Lake. Biased and…

A step away from buying toothpaste

18 October 2012 2:00 pm

Fifty years ago it was not possible to bid at auction via the telephone — that first historic telephone bid…

Wheels of change

11 October 2012 2:00 pm

Bicycles can be powerful images in cinema. Like the 1948 masterpiece Ladri di Biciclette, Wadjda, the first film ever to…

Wheels of change

11 October 2012 2:00 pm

Bicycles can be powerful images in cinema. Like the 1948 masterpiece Ladri di Biciclette, Wadjda, the first film ever to…

Sex and the city

4 October 2012 3:00 am

We don’t do burlesque here. We do bawdy, Benny Hill, end-of-pier prurience instead. Montmartre may have the Moulin Rouge, but…