Arts & Books
The language of painting is nearly lost
The greed of the Catholic church allowed Europe to fly
The mystery at the heart of "For Whom the Bell Tolls"
The Star Wars phenomenon has been one of the few Hollywood bright spots of the past 20 years-well-made, uncynical films in which the good guys win
The dramatic conventions of popular culture now pervade public and private life in the US. Is that a problem? If so, what should be done about it?
John Kay on why modern advertisements contain no information
Herb Greer on a fine production of a flawed musical which proves that literature and theatre are very different things.
Paul Barker pays tribute to Colin Ward, Britain's favourite anarchist