Arts feature

The Russian connection

10 February 2010 12:00 am

Marianne Gray talks to Helen Mirren about her latest film, for which she’s had an Oscar nomination

‘If he couldn’t paint, he couldn’t live’

3 February 2010 12:00 am

Ariane Bankes talks to the widow of Arshile Gorky, whose retrospective is about to open at Tate

The first Romantic

27 January 2010 12:00 am

Peter Phillips on the life and times of Chopin, who was born 200 years ago

Do the locomotion

20 January 2010 12:00 am

On the Move: Visualising Action
Estorick Collection, 39a Canonbury Square, London N1, until 18 April

Mahler’s mass following

13 January 2010 12:00 am

It is 150 years since the composer’s birth. Michael Kennedy on his remarkable popularity

Wry, clever and cool

6 January 2010 12:00 am

A driven George Clooney tells Marianne Gray how important it is not to get typecast

A look ahead

30 December 2009 12:00 am

Andrew Lambirth on artistic delights and pleasures we can look forward to in 2010


14 December 2009 12:00 am

Henrietta Bredin on boats, trains, planes that transport singers around the stage

Communicating through music

9 December 2009 12:00 am

Henrietta Bredin on how Music for Life can help overcome the isolation of dementia sufferers

Closely guarded secret

2 December 2009 12:00 am

Andrew Lambirth on how the cult of youth can lead to the neglect of distinguished older artists

Christmas round-up

25 November 2009 12:00 am

Andrew Lambirth trawls the galleries and finds a visual feast for the festive season

Under the skin

18 November 2009 12:00 am

Marianne Gray talks to John Malkovich about his latest film, his vanity and his first love, the stage

Dallas bucks the trend

11 November 2009 12:00 am

Henrietta Bredin talks to Spencer de Grey, architect of the new opera house in Texas

The ultimate jam session

4 November 2009 12:00 am

Peter Hoskin celebrates 50 years of American independent cinema

Museological capriccio

21 October 2009 12:00 am

There are not many palazzi in Florence still occupied by their original families.

Ready for anything

14 October 2009 12:00 am

Henrietta Bredin talks to Simon McBurney about his latest challenge: doing Beckett for the first time

Does anyone like 3-D?

7 October 2009 12:00 am

Roger Ebert believes not, and that its use in films is an annoyance and a distraction

Getting in on the act

30 September 2009 12:00 am

Old operatic conventions will no longer do, says Igor Toronyi-Lalic: no more parking and barking

A propensity to meaning

23 September 2009 12:00 am

Andrew Lambirth talks to the sculptor Anish Kapoor on the eve of his major new exhibition at the Royal Academy

Working with Veronese

26 August 2009 12:00 am

Roderick Conway Morris talks to Peter Greenaway about creating a ‘painting with a soundtrack’

An ‘intelligent spectacle’

19 August 2009 12:00 am

Henrietta Bredin talks to David Pountney about running the Bregenz Festival

Credit-crunch festival

12 August 2009 12:00 am

Lloyd Evans goes in search of culture on the rain-soaked streets of Edinburgh

A close engagement with music

5 August 2009 12:00 am

Sean Rafferty tells Henrietta Bredin how an abbot persuaded him to make his first recording

Melody maker

29 July 2009 12:00 am

Lloyd Evans celebrates Tennyson’s miraculous musicality

Programming the Proms

22 July 2009 12:00 am

Critics of this year’s festival have missed the point, Roger Wright tells Kate Chisholm