13 December 2016

You can’t hide from history

The Austrian government should not destroy Hitler's birthplace.

7 December 2016

Philistines in avant-garde clothing

Sohrab Ahmari’s scathing critique shows how identity politics is destroying the arts.

28 October 2016

A Guerrilla attack on artistic value

You shouldn’t judge an artwork by the race or gender of its producer.

26 August 2016

The madness of Vincent Van Gogh

A new exhibition explores the Dutch master’s psychological torment.

28 April 2016

The waltz of censorship

For the likes of Flaubert and Baudelaire, evading the censors was a very serious game.

25 February 2016

TS Eliot: public poet, private agony

A new volume of Eliot’s letters charts his inner turmoil.

12 February 2016

Manos: rediscovering the world’s worst film

The re-release of Manos: The Hands of Fate allows us to appreciate better its unique awfulness.

28 January 2016

Review: Iris Murdoch’s letters

A new edition of private correspondence hides as much as it reveals.

2 October 2015

Pound: poet and political prisoner

A new biography shows us just how brilliant, and dangerous, Ezra Pound was.

28 September 2015

In praise of

We should celebrate the daring spirit of this unloved school of architecture.