Arts

Life transformer

10 September 2005 12:00 am

Life transformer

The real thing

10 September 2005 12:00 am

The real thing

Discovering a master

10 September 2005 12:00 am

The Canadian painter David Milne (1882–1953) is not known in this country. His name is shamefully overlooked by the Yale…

Lovers’ charm

10 September 2005 12:00 am

British Youth Opera is an institution which I have somehow not come across until now, to my loss. They, or…

All in the mind

10 September 2005 12:00 am

Interesting news from the world of conjuring. Magicians don’t believe in magic any more. Marc Salem, one of the new…

At full throttle

3 September 2005 12:00 am

Andrew Lambirth on an artist’s relationship with the Llanthony Valley in south Wales

The scent of sex

3 September 2005 12:00 am

The scent of sex

Royal scandal

3 September 2005 12:00 am

Royal scandal

Quirky vision

3 September 2005 12:00 am

Venice must be the most painted city in the world. Keith Holmes is among the latest in the long line…

Devastating tactics

27 August 2005 12:00 am

Devastating tactics

Look back with pleasure

27 August 2005 12:00 am

The Bloomberg Space on the edge of Finsbury Square is a fine ground-floor gallery with rocketing ceilings that exudes wealth…

Seamless flow

27 August 2005 12:00 am

I am always thrilled by a good performance of Giselle, especially when it is informed by choreographic consistency, dramatic fluidity…

Northern lights

20 August 2005 12:00 am

Mark Glazebrook on three exhibitions in Edinburgh that must be seen

Sound effects

20 August 2005 12:00 am

A couple of years ago I was invited to tour Compass Point Studios just outside Nassau in the Bahamas. Apart…

Sunshine and storm

20 August 2005 12:00 am

When questioned for the 1891 census, Betsy Lanyon, an 84-year-old widow from Newlyn, decided she had better register a late…

Great expectations

20 August 2005 12:00 am

There has been a great deal of media coverage of this exhibition of new paintings by Cecily Brown (born 1969)…

Road to nowhere

20 August 2005 12:00 am

It was an odd oversight, or possibly it was ignorance, which led Auden not to include Mussorgsky’s Khovanshchina in his…

Using our imagination

13 August 2005 12:00 am

Selina Mills feels her way round an exhibition designed to appeal to the blind

Crash landing

13 August 2005 12:00 am

Crash landing

The reality of things

13 August 2005 12:00 am

The fourth in the National Gallery’s series of touring exhibitions (remember Paradise in 2003 and Making Faces last year?) comes…

Tainted love

13 August 2005 12:00 am

Otello is the most simple of Verdi’s operas, from a narrative point of view, and in the motivations of its…

Celebrating William Blake

6 August 2005 12:00 am

Andrew Lambirth visits an exhibition in the first museum of garden history

Sinatra and the Mob

6 August 2005 12:00 am

The height of summer is celebrated by the television networks telling us things we already know. Such as, Frank Sinatra…

Web of deceit

6 August 2005 12:00 am

The other day on Radio Four David Hare set one of his namesakes running when he remarked that the RSC…

Irrestible nights

6 August 2005 12:00 am

Nicolai’s The Merry Wives of Windsor is something I have been longing to see for the whole of my opera-going…