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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 dancing at ballet school. On Thursday night, 1,100 cinemas around the world will screen her live performance as Clara in "The Nutcracker" 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 2013The Visual 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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