Arts

Portraits of a fantasy city

9 April 2005 12:00 am

Laura Gascoigne on a small but select exhibition of Venetian paintings in Amsterdam

I was rubbish

9 April 2005 12:00 am

Did any of you catch me being rubbish on BBC4 last week? I was one of the talking heads on…

The Prince and the press

9 April 2005 12:00 am

When you’ve seen how much vilification Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles have endured from the tabloids and the republican…

Seeds of change

9 April 2005 12:00 am

There was a time, half a century ago, when vegetable gardening was the preserve of old boys on allotments and…

The child in time

9 April 2005 12:00 am

This is the fourth of the Holburne’s recent exhibitions devoted to 18th-century British portraiture, a series which has done much…

Passion of Don José

9 April 2005 12:00 am

At the Berlin Staatsoper, the evening after he conducted Parsifal Daniel Barenboim conducted Carmen, a sequence that would have had…

Designed for living

2 April 2005 12:00 am

Andrew Lambirth finds plenty to enjoy at the V&A’s Arts and Crafts show, despite the gloom

Transatlantic relations

2 April 2005 12:00 am

Transatlantic relations

Grateful to the Dead

2 April 2005 12:00 am

Grateful to the Dead

Victory over death

26 March 2005 12:00 am

Richard Harries reflects on how Christ’s crucifixion has been depicted over the ages

High living

26 March 2005 12:00 am

High living

Label to love

26 March 2005 12:00 am

Label to love

A hunter’s eye for nature

26 March 2005 12:00 am

For pure delight you must away to Northampton and see this admirable celebration of the centenary of Denys Watkins-Pitchford (1905–90)…

Labyrinthine complexities

26 March 2005 12:00 am

For its spring season, English Touring Opera has chosen an ambitious pair of operas, Mozart’s Cos

Secret revealed

26 March 2005 12:00 am

The Flowers emporium in Shoreditch, which does such a competent job of purveying art to the chattering classes, shows an…

Evocations of London

19 March 2005 12:00 am

Andrew Lambirth on dramatic contrasts in two exhibitions by the artist John Virtue

Unanswered questions

19 March 2005 12:00 am

Unanswered questions

Evolution, not revolution

19 March 2005 12:00 am

Evolution, not revolution

Subversive needles

19 March 2005 12:00 am

When Henry Moore wanted to make clear that he thought Eric Gill’s sculpture dull and unadventurous, he compared it to…

Important relationships

19 March 2005 12:00 am

Fox Talbot invented his ‘photogenic drawing’ process in 1834 and ten years later published The Pencil of Nature, the first…

Battle of the sexes

12 March 2005 12:00 am

Battle of the sexes

Among the aliens

12 March 2005 12:00 am

Among the aliens

Ground force

12 March 2005 12:00 am

Ground force

A kind tyrant

12 March 2005 12:00 am

A kind tyrant

Visual feast

12 March 2005 12:00 am

A good many years ago I wrote a short article about the recent work of an artist (who shall remain…