Culture
10 September 2001
Imagine what it must be like running an opera house with a governing body of 13, six of whom are by statute Flemish-...
Culture
30 July 2001
London, having missed out on the great Signac retrospective in Paris (it's now at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam...
Culture
02 July 2001
Having watched the Lowry Centre grow over the past five years from Salford's wasteland to Michael Wilford's silvery...
Culture
25 June 2001
Opera is often considered to be a thoroughly wasteful and extravagant activity. A visit to the administrative offices...
Culture
04 June 2001
The Marlborough Gallery in London is showing two perfectly complementary exhibitions together. Both are prime examples...
Culture
21 May 2001
Louis le Brocquy, at 85, is undoubtedly Ireland's most senior painter. He was born in Dublin, but his name comes from...
Culture
14 May 2001
The Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado is not a man to use a handful of photographs when a wall-ful suits him...
Culture
09 April 2001
"He was extremely sacramental, and his adored wife wasn't sacramental at all." This lapidary judgement of Stanley...
Culture
02 April 2001
London has just succumbed to a major invasion by Berlin. Viewed as an invasion plan, however, one can see why whoever...
Culture
19 March 2001
London is lucky to have two such important, contrasting and complementary exhibitions of Spanish art on at the same...
Culture
12 March 2001
The photographs of Brassai are absolutely not for those who think that Cartier-Bresson is the perfect photographer....
Culture
19 February 2001
Once Picasso unveiled Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, 20th-century art was never to be the same. As the explosion that was...
Culture
05 February 2001
"The last sodomite of a dying tradition, parodying Michelangelo and stealing the light from Leonardo yet surpassing...
Culture
08 January 2001
"The new Reading Room was opened today. I went in to see the progress of the arrangements and was quite astonished to...