Arts & Culture
Arts & Culture
16 January 2017

Samuel Beckett: a man of letters

Beckett’s letters reveal a personality inseparable from the act of writing.

13 January 2017

The Passion of Scorsese

Silence has its flaws, but it speaks to Scorsese’s greatness.

10 January 2017

And the award for most patronising speech goes to...

Meryl and Co, spare us the preaching.

30 December 2016

‘I won’t ask permission to say what I want’

Lionel Shriver takes on the dreary conformism of contemporary culture.

30 December 2016

A violent obsession

Violent Sensations explores the fascination with sex and murder in 19th-century culture.

28 December 2016

Our cultural highs and lows of 2016

spiked writers on the best and the worst of this year's art and culture.

21 December 2016

David Bailey’s NW1: capturing the 1980s

An exhibition of Bailey's NW1 images is a moving testament to impermanence.

12 December 2016

Robert Rauschenberg: a modern great

A wondrous Tate retrospective showcases a man ahead of his time.

7 December 2016

Philistines in avant-garde clothing

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

30 November 2016

The Children: an unsubtle swipe at Baby Boomers

Lucy Kirkwood’s new play ladles on the generational resentment.