Orson Welles’ vision of the apocalypse from Mars anticipated today’s Hollywood storytelling and our own doom-minded moment, writes Jordan Hoffman.
Once viewed as an excluded, transgressive medium, performance art has recently ballooned in popularity. How did it become so big? Jason Farago investigates.
The acclaimed author Donna Tartt shares her writing process and the very personal inspirations behind her latest novel.
With The Walking Dead’s record-breaking ratings and World War Z winning big at the box office, there’s no end of love for zombies. Nicholas Barber explains.
Movies under 30 minutes, traditionally relegated to film schools, have achieved widespread popularity in the city-state. How did this happen?
Whether on the street or the silver screen, it has endured as a fashion staple. Katya Foreman explores the trench coat’s history – and looks to its future.
Still lifes were the staple of the Old Masters of the 16th and 17th Centuries. Now a new book updates bring together modern takes on a classic technique.
The tiny Asian city-state has a vibrant film culture and a rich cinematic history – and some recent films have found international success. Tom Brook reports.
The week’s best photos from the arts and culture – including Rihanna in Abu Dhabi, the Singapore Biennale, and Banksy in New York.
The British sculptor Anthony Caro has died at the age of 89. In footage from the BBC archive, he discusses his work – and his move into abstract sculpture.