A new exhibition by Chris Ofili has been greeted with rapturous praise – where once he was highly controversial. What’s changed? Alastair Sooke explains.
The ‘very small bear’ gets a larger-than-life treatment as he comes to the big screen. But the film misses some of the original’s charm, writes Nick Barber.
A global art project invites members of the public to pose nude. Tanis Taylor sheds her inhibitions – and her clothes – for ‘the ultimate no make-up selfie’.
Thirty years after Do They Know It’s Christmas was released, Greg Kot takes a look at the troubled history of the charity record.
The week’s best arts and culture reads – including the frontiers of posthumous rock, the French Jennifer Lawrence and the invention of the Jewish nose.
JRR Tolkien was a deeply religious Oxford don and World War I veteran – but his works had a huge impact on the ‘60s counterculture. Jane Ciabattari reports.
Fifteen years after it was founded, the Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra is now one of Turkey’s finest orchestras with the world in their sights.
Every day millions of commuters escape the reality of the rush hour by losing themselves in a book. BBC Culture travels the trains to discuss reading on the go.
Jennifer Lawrence leads a revolution in the third Hunger Games movie. But can a YA novel yield a worthwhile film? Critic Owen Gleiberman gives his verdict.
A new film tells the story of a visionary who set the stage for the Nuremberg trials – but who died penniless and alone. Tom Brook reports.