Imperial War Museum

War games do something seriously unpleasant to our brains

29 October 2022 9:00 am

Not all video games are war games but those that are do something deeply unpleasant to our brains, says Sam Kriss

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3 July 2021 9:00 am

You have to hand it to Ed Miliband. After bacon sandwich-gate, he might never have eaten in public again, but…

Don’t believe the sales figures – DVDs are thriving

4 November 2017 9:00 am

According to the accountants’ ledgers, DVDs are dying. Sales of those shiny discs, along with their shinier sibling the Blu-ray,…

Cornelia Parker’s War Room at the Whitworth, Manchester

What are modern museums really for?

30 May 2015 9:00 am

Do we really need museums in the age of Wikipedia and Google? William Cook thinks we do but his children don’t agree

‘A Battery Shelled’, 1919, by Percy Wyndham Lewis

The Imperial War Museum finds a deadly place to display first world war masterpieces

13 September 2014 9:00 am

The Imperial War Museum has reopened after a major refit and looks pretty dapper, even though it was overrun by…

Mass destruction in an age of mass media

23 November 2013 9:00 am

Catalyst: Contemporary Art and War at the Imperial War Museum North (until 23 February) is alone worth a trip to…