Arts & Books
Gilbert and George are the godfathers of modern British art. Without them, the trite messages and facile innuendo of Britart would have been unthinkable
An intriguing programme at the QEH highlights the transformative effect of Hungarian folk music on Bela Bartók—and vice versa
Oliver Kamm has made a brave attempt to reconcile left-wing idealism with US neoconservatism. But can non-Americans really be neocons?
From Lennon's childhood to the devastating breakup, Bob Spitz's illuminating 850-page Beatles biography is almost certain to become the standard work
The idealisation of Rembrandt on his 400th birthday is inevitable, as is the reaction against it. None of this helps us to look at the paintings
A feature of the art market boom is the abandonment of local and national affiliations among collectors. So why can't Saatchi move further than SW3?
Stephen Poliakoff became one of the great television dramatists by keeping faith with a certain idea of the past, even as it was made redundant by Thatcherism
One of the great themes of film history has been the growing rivalry between Hollywood and Asian cinema. This is the real cultural clash of east and west
Patrick Vieira's life story, from humble beginnings in Senegal to triumph with France, shows that football is the world's most globalised industry