The latest on books and the arts
Gilbey on Film: love inanimate
By Ryan Gilbey - 24 November 12:45

Fine animation doesn't always produce cinematic novelty.

Madame Bovary, c'est nous
By Gina Allum - 24 November 9:37

Fay Weldon does Flaubert.

One New Change: a review
By Lucian Robinson - 23 November 17:51

Is London ready for Jean Nouvel's new City shopping centre?

Ted Hughes's "Last letter": the response
By Lucian Robinson - 22 November 16:54

A month on from our publication of Ted Hughes's lost poem, and the critics are divided.

Reviews round-up
By Staff blogger - 22 November 13:36

The critics' verdict on a new biography of Tolstoy, Saul Bellow's letters and Salley Vickers' short

Exhibition review: Bringing the War Home
By Anonymous - 22 November 12:18

An unconventional take on war photography at the Impressions gallery in Bradford.

Room to breathe
By Alexandra Coghlan - 22 November 11:10

The Middle Temple Hall could become London's venue of choice for lieder.

Exhibition review: Francesca Woodman
By Lucian Robinson - 19 November 15:33

A stunning exhibition of the late young American's photographs at Victoria Miro Gallery.

The Friday Arts Diary
By Staff blogger - 19 November 12:32

Our cultural picks for the week ahead.

In the Critics this week
By Staff blogger - 18 November 11:14

The best books of 2010, Ryan Gilbey on this year's Palme D'Or winner and Will Self on anti-depressan

Blast off
By Gina Allum - 17 November 13:19

The critics are falling over themselves to repent their earlier dismissal of Sarah Kane.

Slightly foxed
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 16 November 14:15

Former associate of the NS wins prize for representational painting.

Gilbey on Film: true horror
By Ryan Gilbey - 16 November 13:51

For frights, nothing beats a public information film from the Seventies.

Jean-Luc Godard: a rare interview
By Lucian Robinson - 16 November 12:05

The enigmatic French director speaks about the furore over his recent Oscar award.

Reviews round-up
By Staff blogger - 15 November 14:53

The critics' verdict on George Bush, Kate Mosse and a new biography of Andrew Marvell.