Arts

Wild about the dog

11 December 2004 12:00 am

What does anyone readily recall of the Two Gents other than the servant Launce and his magnificent dog Crab? Maybe…

Moor pride

4 December 2004 12:00 am

Moor pride

Irish tale

4 December 2004 12:00 am

Irish tale

Horses for courses

4 December 2004 12:00 am

Horses for courses

Who dares wins

4 December 2004 12:00 am

Who dares wins

Master of invention

4 December 2004 12:00 am

The very fact that this exhibition’s subtitle has to explain who Nicholson is stands as a blatant admission of his…

Last pearl

4 December 2004 12:00 am

In the official account of British 20th-century art, the big names belong to the international players whose universal vision won…

Virtuous living

4 December 2004 12:00 am

Penguin Classics uses details from the landscapes of Caspar David Friedrich to illustrate the covers of some of its Nietzsche…

Problem piece

4 December 2004 12:00 am

Like many artists, Puccini seems happiest when creating beings whom he can proceed to subject to torture, while encouraging compassion…

Behaving badly

4 December 2004 12:00 am

There has never been a film of The Merchant of Venice before. This is not surprising. Different Shakespeare plays give…

Glinka tribute

27 November 2004 12:00 am

Glinka tribute

Clash of egos

27 November 2004 12:00 am

Clash of egos

On the trail of Beauty

27 November 2004 12:00 am

In desolate Ventnor on the south coast of the Isle of Wight, alongside ‘antique’ shops selling yellowed and scratched plastic…

Degas Revealed

27 November 2004 12:00 am

Once upon a time, before masterpieces cost millions, a museum director could win a modicum of immortality just with his…

Rough stuff

27 November 2004 12:00 am

The red spot for ‘Sold’ has appeared beside most of Julian Cooper’s mountain paintings at the Art Space Gallery. ‘I’ve…

The balloon goes up

27 November 2004 12:00 am

Enduring Love by Ian McEwan has the most memorable opening of any modern novel. This might be thought to be…

Magical touch

27 November 2004 12:00 am

Mark Morris’s The Hard Nut occupies a special place in the history of ‘alternative’ versions of The Nutcracker. Created in…

Museum without a soul

20 November 2004 12:00 am

Roger Kimball on how Yoshio Taniguchi has transformed New York’s Museum of Modern Art

On the trail of Herzog

20 November 2004 12:00 am

On the trail of Herzog

The great divide

20 November 2004 12:00 am

The great divide

Light entertainment

20 November 2004 12:00 am

If you were looking for someone to blame for the explosion of multi-disciplinarity in contemporary art, L

Poetic eye

20 November 2004 12:00 am

It is not Robert Frank’s fault, but one might think from the hype — ‘arguably the world’s greatest living photographer’,…

Weirdness in Washington

20 November 2004 12:00 am

They don’t make ’em like The Manchurian Candidate of 1962 any more. That weird, creepy, paranoid thriller of the Cold…

Botched effort

20 November 2004 12:00 am

ENO’s Siegfried is not a disaster, but the margin isn’t as large as one might wish. Seeing it hot on…

True courage

13 November 2004 12:00 am

True courage