Sunday, November 19, 2017

Art

Art

Glengarry Glen Ross review – Christian Slater is top dog among cut-throat conmen

How well does David Mamet’s play, 34 years after its world premiere at the National’s Cottesloe, stand up? The short answer is with great vigour. That is partly because its report from the...

New York graffiti artists triumph over developer who destroyed their work

A jury has ruled that a real estate developer broke the law by destroying a swath of graffiti art in New York City, in a verdict that could provide legal protections for street...

Taylor Swift’s reputation: will her new album silence her critics?

In August, Taylor Swift released Look What You Made Me Do, the first single from her new album, Reputation, which finally emerges from its shroud of secrecy tomorrow. The track and its subsequent...

CMA awards: slick ceremony barely mentions Las Vegas shooting

“Maybe next time, he’ll think before he tweets,” sang co-hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood during their opening banter at the 51st annual Country Music Association awards. In terms of political provocation or...

New film shines light on tiny Colombian island where English is the mother tongue

Old Providence is a tiny fleck of volcanic rock in the Caribbean, once settled by Puritans, pirates and African slaves and now home to just 5,000 people. interactive Since an international court put an end...

Kevin Spacey cut out of film and replaced by Christopher Plummer

Kevin Spacey is being cut out of Ridley Scott’s forthcoming film about oil magnate J Paul Getty and replaced by Christopher Plummer little more than a month before its release. As fresh allegations of...

Drake review – Boy Meets World tour reflects the tension at the heart of...

“This is not the latest screening of Wonder Woman; this is the Drake show!” Drake’s boast, delivered midway through his performance at Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena on Tuesday, is aimed at the minority in...

Dead grasshopper discovered in Vincent van Gogh painting

Art conservators dream of finding hidden secrets in the masterpieces they look after. Rarely do they expect to find a dead grasshopper. Curators at the Nelson-Atkins museum of art in Kansas City said they...

Me and Barack Obama: eight years photographing the president

The man was seated at a desk in a windowless basement office. Two aides had just left the room. I was alone with the new US senator from Illinois. It was 5 January...

Don't wait for the punchline: Jordan Brookes and comedy's rule breakers

An offstage voice announces his entrance, but our host refuses to appear. That’s the first shredded expectation in Jordan Brookes’s show Body of Work, which opens at Soho theatre in London this week....

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Trump Tower Moscow: New details emerge

Cohen pulled out of the arrangement three months later as the project failed to get off the ground.Trump did not mention during the...