Thursday, September 21, 2017

Art

Art

Vampire Weekenders: rating each band member's extra-curriculars

Four band members. Four categories. But, alas, there can be only one winner here. Three, two, one, GO! 1 Work Rate Ezra KoenigProdigious, especially given he has also found time to date Quincy Jones’ daughter,...

Kingsman: The Golden Circle review – spy sequel reaches new heights of skyscraping silliness

James who? While 007 has been on extended annual leave as a result of Daniel Craig’s cold feet, Taron Egerton’s throughly less urbane secret agent Eggsy Unwin has managed to thoroughly outdo him,...

Haunting, chillingly plausible, peerless … how The Handmaid’s Tale changed TV

In the run up to the Emmys, consensus seemed to be that Westworld would sweep the board, which I took as read with a sour kvetchiness, like indigestion of the soul. The Handmaid’s...

Dalí, Duchamp, Basquiat and beards: the best art of autumn 2017

Jean-Michel Basquiat The subway invaded the art gallery in 1980s New York. Basquiat, who died in 1988 aged 27, crystallised this moment, embodying a new youthful attitude that helped make today’s art what it...

Emmys 2017 winners: the full list

Outstanding supporting actor in a drama series Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul Michael Kelly, House of CardsJohn Lithgow, The Crown - WINNERDavid Harbour, Stranger ThingsRon Cephas Jones, This Is UsJeffrey Wright, Westworld Outstanding supporting actress...

Two new Banksy artworks appear on wall of Barbican centre

Two new artworks by Banksy have appeared at the Barbican centre in central London. The murals, inspired by the upcoming Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition at the centre, were confirmed as genuine on the artist’s verified...

On my radar: Pauline Black’s cultural highlights

Born Belinda Magnus in Romford, London, then renamed Pauline Vickers by her adoptive parents, Pauline Black chose her stage name when she co-founded 2-Tone ska band the Selecter in 1979. Soon the band...

U2 and Ed Sheeran cancel St Louis shows due to security concerns

Both U2 and Ed Sheeran have cancelled concert dates in St Louis over security concerns amid protests in the city after the acquittal of a white former police officer charged with murdering a...

The new Fleabag? But will audiences take to Emily Beecham’s Daphne?

Any film fan who spots Emily Beecham out and about this autumn might well be wary. After watching the actress star in Daphne, the eagerly awaited British film out in cinemas later this...

Harry Dean Stanton, cult American actor, dies aged 91

Harry Dean Stanton, the veteran American actor who ballasted generations of independent and cult films, has died aged 91. The subject of the late critic Roger Ebert’s “Stanton Walsh Rule” – “No movie...

Vegan Advise

World's wealthiest families keep getting richer as markets boom

Just 4% of the world’s richest families lost money last year thanks to booming stock markets and money-spinning private-equity deals. Research into the intensely...