Arts & Culture
Arts & Culture
24 June 2016

In praise of dead white males

Freud, Marx and Nietzsche continue to shape our world.

24 June 2016

A blasphemy trial for today

John Osborne’s play about George Holyoake, the last man to stand trial for blasphemy in England, continues to resonate.

21 June 2016

New Tate Modern: politics at the price of beauty

The politicised, unsubtle curation makes for a wearying experience.

3 June 2016

DeLillo: the great chronicler of anxiety

His new novel is a remarkable story of longed-for transcendence.

16 May 2016

Eurovision: Russia wasn’t robbed

Too many are reading too much into Ukraine’s Eurovision victory.

22 April 2016

Prince, pop’s genius

His dedication to his craft made him one of the greats of popular culture.

22 April 2016

Don Quixote: birth and death of the novel

Cervantes’ classic was the first postmodern novel. Pity it wasn't the last too.

8 April 2016

Ian McEwan is right about trans consumerism

Pick’n’mix genderfluidity springs from the cult of consumerism.

7 April 2016

The Archers: fiction or propaganda?

Someone should tell the producers that soaps are meant to entertain, not ‘raise awareness’.