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In the Critics this week
By Staff blogger - 24 March 17:09

South African photography, a history of protest songs, and DH Lawrence on screen.

Spy Wars: The Fiction behind the Truth
By Adam Bowie - 24 March 16:02

Announcing a New Statesman event with British and Russian writers.

Gilbey on Film: being serious
By Ryan Gilbey - 23 March 17:05

Thoughts about comic actors turning straight.

Elizabeth Taylor, 1932-2011
By Staff blogger - 23 March 14:12

Screen legend dies at the age of 79.

Tom Ravenscroft's music blog
By Tom Ravenscroft - 23 March 11:39

Listen here to the BBC 6 Music DJ's favourite new tracks, from Kenyan guitar pop to singer songwrite

Reviews Round-up
By Staff blogger - 22 March 11:01

The critics' verdicts on Orhan Pamuk, Henning Mankell and Rosa Luxemburg.

The Friday Arts Diary
By Staff blogger - 18 March 13:07

Our cultural picks for the week ahead.

In the Critics this week.
By Staff blogger - 17 March 18:08

Mark Leonard on global power, Ryan Gilbey on Ballast and a literature-loving oligarch.

There's life beyond the Oliviers
By Gina Allum - 17 March 10:03

It's time theatre awards recognised the provinces.

Gilbey on Film: slight returns
By Ryan Gilbey - 15 March 13:16

Ken Loach and Woody Allen are back, but their movies display familiar flaws.

Reviews Round-up
By Staff blogger - 14 March 13:30

The critics' verdicts on Niall Ferguson, Jennifer Egan and a new David Bowie biography.

The Prince of Denmark goes to Milton Keynes
By Gina Allum - 11 March 15:00

National Theatre takes its Hamlet to the provinces.

The Friday Arts Diary
By Staff blogger - 11 March 12:01

Our cultural picks for the week ahead.

In the Critics this week.
By Staff blogger - 10 March 14:47

The need for political theatre, Sarah Brown's memoirs and a double dose of Niall Ferguson.

The Ashcan Painters: beauty and brutality in American art
By Anna Winter - 09 March 17:34

"Pictures from life" at the National Gallery.

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