Alejandro Gonzáles Iñárritu’s Birdman is like ‘taking a rollercoaster ride while an improvisational comedian rants drunkenly in your ear’, says Nicholas Barber.
Post-war concrete architecture was decried by many as ugly – but now Brutalist buildings are back in fashion, writes Jonathan Glancey.
Yves Klein was an artist, showman and inventor – who created a hue that had never existed before. How did he achieve this? Alastair Sooke reports.
This year is the 400th anniversary of his death but El Greco helped pave the way for Manet, Cézanne, Picasso and Pollock. Jason Farago examines his influence.
From Mumbai Fashion Week to Budapest’s Sziget Festival – the week’s most eye-catching images from the arts and culture.
The week’s best arts and culture reads – including a report from inside James Joyce’s birthday party and a look inside the mind of Auschwitz’s overseers.
New research suggests that children learn best when allowed to zoom about – but what about everyone else? Michelle Warwicker weighs the arguments.
George RR Martin’s greatest influence might surprise you – it’s not Tolkien. He discusses his writing in this interview recorded by the BBC.
The film festival kicks off this week. Here are 10 of the best movies showing in and out of competition, including a follow-up to The Act of Killing.
Legendary conductor Daniel Barenboim leads an orchestra that brings together people from groups in conflict in the Middle East. Clemency Burton-Hill reports.