Culture

THE CV: SHERLOCK HOLMES

The BBC’s hit “Sherlock” is just one of 230 films or television series featuring the great man. Matthew Sweet picks the best read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsBenedict CumberbatchTELEVISIONthe cvwinter 2010

XU BING'S CULTURAL EVOLUTION

Xu Bing's ambitions could have been dashed by Maoism, but a particular skill saved him and he has flourished ever since. Jane Shilling meets him read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtArtsChinacultureJane ShillingSeptember/October 2013

TOP PICKS FOR CHRISTMAS

Six Good Books: Maggie Fergusson recommends a tender life of one novelist, and sparkling new work from three more—plus the pick of the year read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsARTSbooksJanuary/February 2014Maggie FergussonSix Good Books

THE GRANDMASTER OF NAPLES

Short Read: Simon Willis finds Elena Ferrante's dark tale of friendship builds an intolerable pressure read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsbookscultureFound in translationNovember/December 2013Simon Willis

A FIREFLY AMONG MOTHS

Short Read: Francesca Hayward was only 11 when Julie Kavanagh first saw her at ballet school. Now she's dancing Clara in "The Nutcracker"—on 1,100 screens around the world read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsDANCEFrancesca HaywardJanuary/February 2014Julie KavanaghTHIS SEASON

NO SHIT, CUMBERBATCH

The Visual CV: a character actor for years, Benedict Cumberbatch is very much a star now. Nicholas Barber picks out his best moments read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsBenedict CumberbatchcultureNicholas BarberNovember/December 2013visual cv

A PAINTER RE-MAKES HIMSELF

Short read: for her exhibitions highlight, Olivia Weinberg picks an irreverent artist who makes his own rules read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsARTSExhibitionsNovember/December 2013Olivia WeinbergTHIS SEASON

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