The singer’s android alter ego is back in her North American tour. And she is part of a rich tradition of sci-fi in African-American pop, says Greg Kot.
The week’s best arts and culture reads – including new rules for chess, Steven Soderbergh on 007 and an obituary for the woman behind a monstrous building.
Art Studio America is a new book that captures intimate portraits of American artists at work – including Jeff Koons, Chuck Close and Alex Katz.
Highlights for the month ahead from the cultural calendar – including David Hockney, Agnes Varda and the Berlin Jazz Festival.
The week’s best photos from the arts and culture – including Mexico’s Day of the Dead, Brief Encounter in Sydney, and Empire of the Sun in Las Vegas.
Matthew McConaughey is the first leading man to play an Aids patient in 20 years. Does Hollywood have a problem portraying the disease? Tom Brook reports.
Hilary Hahn noticed a lack of exciting works by contemporary composers to dazzle audiences at the end of concerts – and set out to do something about it.
The dizzying prices that big-ticket works command can make buying art seem like a passport to riches. But if you believe that, think again, says Georgina Adam.
This month sees the first-ever auction of modern art from East Africa, and interest is growing globally. Tristan McConnell investigates the boom.
Dallas Buyers Club is a new film that tackles the difficult subject of Aids. Tom Brook talks with Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto about their roles.