Cultural Capital
26 February 2010
As an Italian, I found it an uplifting experience to hear Michelangelo Buonarroti's poems read, in his own language, at...
Cultural Capital
11 February 2010
Work by artists from the Indian subcontinent is on display at the Saatchi Gallery in "The Empire Strikes Back:...
Cultural Capital
01 February 2010
 A man stands in shorts, facing the camera and arranging his very long hair, arms stretched to display his bare...
Cultural Capital
25 January 2010
Margaret Drabble wrote a couple of weeks ago in the NS about Van Gogh's letters, ahead of "The Real Van Gogh: the...
Cultural Capital
18 January 2010
Is it compassion, or sorrow, or repulsion we see in the heavy glance that brave David casts on the severed head of...
Cultural Capital
14 December 2009
Imagine that everyone around you is suddenly and magically turned into a wax statue. You're able to do things you...
Cultural Capital
10 December 2009
Is it possible to interact fully with an artwork, whatever your sensory and physical abilities and whatever the...
Cultural Capital
02 December 2009
A large, parasite-like form has appeared on the façade of 6 Burlington Gardens, London. It is the installation...
Cultural Capital
30 November 2009
On a dark road, a man meets a sinister figure who warns him to turn back, because "things get very serious if you...
Cultural Capital
24 November 2009
There is something of the rugged craftsman in some of the photographs of the young Frank Auerbach included in the...
Cultural Capital
18 November 2009
What are the responsibilities of the intellectual? It's an old question. Writers and journalists have often been called...