London’s National Gallery showcases the psychological portraits of Lorenzo Lotto  

To this emotionally wrenching four-hander about the collapse of a 32-year marriage, director Paul Robinson has drawn a cast of remarkable distinction.

Nathaniel Kahn’s documentary about the contemporary art market

While the narrator whispered meaningfully of how “ambassadors walk the corridors of power”, the diplomats themselves all seemed keen to stress how tremendously relaxed and unstuffy they are

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Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word War, at the British Library, lights up the origins of England

Voices from the trenches and the terraces mark the centenary of the Armistice

07 November 2018 | by Mark Lawson

Missing a trick

Getting the laugh, but in the wrong way

Bronwen Maddox discusses inheritance with the distinguished environmentalist Tom Burke – in a bird hide at the London Wetlands Centre.

Thomas Merton, half a century on: 50 years after his death, the mystic monk’s spirituality is as popular as ever. The short film tells the story of his life and spirituality

Tate Britain’s Edward Burne-Jones show is a Symbolist cocktail of love and death – but there is religious feeling there too

A-grade conversation about themes driving modern Nigerian culture

Overproduced Bach loses his bite

For all the advances in gender equality, especially in pay and respect at work, age remains a divider between the sexes.

The breakdancing Polish countertenor Jakub Józef Orlinski debuts his album of sacred music


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