Culture

CHEKHOV'S TRAGI-COMIC COLLISION

Notes on a Voice: Robert Butler pinpoints a prose style as comfortable with fly-ridden grime as champagne and chandeliers read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT Artsbooksculturenotes on a voiceRobert Butlerseptember/october 2014

SQUARING THE CIRCLE

Authors on Museums: as a boy in The Hague, Joseph O'Neill was bored by the Mondrians at the Gemeentemuseum. Returning from his home in New York, he goes "from seeing to sensing" read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT Artsauthors on museumscultureJoseph O'Neillseptember/october 2014

A DAN OF MANY PARTS

Short Read: for her pick of this season's rock music, Hazel Sheffield tunes into the programmed beats of Dan Snaith's band Caribou read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsHazel SheffieldMUSICRockTHIS SEASON

ANSELM KIEFER, MONUMENTS MAN

Short Read: for his pick of the exhibitions, Simon Willis chooses a retrospective of an artist who has tackled German history head on read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtArtsExhibitionsOlivia Weinbergseptember/october 2014Simon WillisTHIS SEASON

BRITS OVER BROADWAY

Short Read: this autumn, several London shows are hopping the pond to America. Isabel Lloyd chooses the highlights read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsIsabel Lloydseptember/october 2014theatreTHIS SEASON

THREE CITIES, PLENTY TO TALK ABOUT

Short Read: for his pick of the talks, Anthony Gardner recommends a season of debates by Intelligence Squared in London, New York and Sydney read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT Anthony GardnerArtslondonnew yorkseptember/october 2014SydneyTalksTHIS SEASON

THE ANTI-CHAMELEON

At the Cinema Special: Philip Seymour Hoffman left behind one last great performance, in “A Most Wanted Man”. Tom Shone shows how he fits into a long line of film stars who have done two things extremely well read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsAt the CinemaculturefilmHOLLYWOODmoviesTom Shone

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