Arts & Books
"What Oz has mastered in form, he has since lost in intensity"
Whatever style he pursues, Hockney creates abundant and inquisitive art
JP O'Malley / January 19, 2017
Conradi’s narrative manages to tell a complex story—with a much-needed sense of balance
"Stubbs’s Swift emerges as a vastly larger and more complex figure than the myths allow"
William Skidelsky / January 18, 2017
"Insofar as he posits a theory on the quality that most “hits” share, it is that they tend to be novel re-combinations of tried-and-tested elements"
Rachel Holmes / January 18, 2017
Reeves has done Alice Bacon proud
Two new films probe the existential angst of space travel and the alien other. They take their place in a well-established sci-fi school of philosophy
"The arguments will appear to many readers as refreshingly common sense"
Houman Barekat / January 17, 2017
An exploration of the mid-19th-century intellectual milieu that shaped Lewis Carroll’s sensibility
David Patrikarakos / January 17, 2017
"At the heart of every-thing stands one question: what should public media in the 21st century look like?"