Arts

Beyond the baton

5 November 2005 12:00 am

Beyond the baton

Rome, sweet Rome

5 November 2005 12:00 am

Rome, sweet Rome

Lost innocence

5 November 2005 12:00 am

Lost innocence

Full-blooded drama

5 November 2005 12:00 am

The National Gallery really is a remarkable place. In addition to displaying its diverse and beautiful permanent collection in increasingly…

Perfect teamwork

5 November 2005 12:00 am

I don’t usually associate the Vienna State Opera with adventurous programming, but staying in the city for a few days…

Out of step

5 November 2005 12:00 am

‘The motto of the British Air Force Special Services,’ announces Orlando Bloom, ‘is, “Those who risk, win”.’ Close enough, I…

Give us a break

5 November 2005 12:00 am

Ten strangers having a black-tie dinner in an airport lounge. That’s the opening tableau of And Then There Were None.…

Voyage of discovery

29 October 2005 12:00 am

Laura Gascoigne on the Pompidou Centre’s massive survey of Dada

Feels familiar

29 October 2005 12:00 am

Feels familiar

Importance of ornament

29 October 2005 12:00 am

Importance of ornament

Schoolboy favourites

29 October 2005 12:00 am

Schoolboy favourites

Moved and disturbed

29 October 2005 12:00 am

In 1960, writing a postcard to her friend and mentor Marvin Israel, Diane Arbus (1923–71) worried that she was ghoulish.…

Light and dark

29 October 2005 12:00 am

Mark Morris Dance Group has long been a regular feature of London dance seasons. Still, the power to surprise in…

Shamless love

29 October 2005 12:00 am

English Touring Opera began its autumn tour, as usual, at the Hackney Empire, a place I haven’t been to before,…

President’s cure

29 October 2005 12:00 am

It is all the fault of John Tusa. He’d been slated to give a lecture to launch the RSC’s autumn…

Portraying the self

22 October 2005 12:00 am

This is the season of the self-portrait. At the Royal Academy until 11 December are 150 self-portraits by Edvard Munch…

Fitting Tributes

22 October 2005 12:00 am

We live in a Post-Modernist age, or so we are told. Within it the legacy of Modernism clings on. The…

Special relationship

22 October 2005 12:00 am

For the past 20 years or more the auction houses have been doing their utmost to wrest the retail art…

Late-flowering loves

22 October 2005 12:00 am

It is a sign of the times that the Great Autumn Show, which has been staged by the Royal Horticultural…

It makes you fat and stupid

22 October 2005 12:00 am

I was waiting to go on The Jeremy Vine Show to explain why it was I thought Dave Cameron had…

Digital watch

22 October 2005 12:00 am

As we’ve seen in the past week, the full cost of providing services that no one asked for, digital radio…

Animal magic

22 October 2005 12:00 am

Graham Greene in his ground-breaking essay on Beatrix Potter published in 1933 writes of ‘her great comedies’, her ‘great near-tragedies’…

Solitary ambition

22 October 2005 12:00 am

Also at Ben Uri Gallery, 108a Boundary Road, London NW8, until 19 November Four years ago, the painter Christopher P.…

Stunning overture

22 October 2005 12:00 am

Beethoven’s Fidelio is one of my favourite operas, even a touchstone, but all my most moving experiences of it for…

Loss of sensation

22 October 2005 12:00 am

France has long been the cradle of ground-breaking new dance, thanks to a score of provocative performance-makers. It was about…