Virginie Herz on photography, Amobe Mevegue on music, Sean Rose on exhibitions, Jessica Michault on fashion, Lisa Nesselson on cinema and Sylvia Whitman on literature... Every morning, our culture critics give you the lowdown on the latest trends. From Monday to Friday at 9.45 am.
The short story is having its moment, and rightly so. When you don’t have time to read an entire novel, a short, self-contained story is the perfect alternative, giving you a compressed blast of reading pleasure. Our book critic, Sylvia Whitman, tells us about some of her favourite short story collections.
After nearly two decades of (slightly) more serious fare, Pedro
Almodovar gives full flight to flamboyance in "I'm So Excited," an
outlandish confection set almost entirely on a circling plane. Our cinema critic Lisa Nesselson tells us more.
Our music critic Amobe Mevegue tells us about Justin Timberlake's extraordinary musical comeback with "the 20/20 experience" album. Plus, we discover the Qwartz electronic Music Awards, and sounds from the promising Ivory Coast artist Serge Beynaud.
'Art at war, 1938-1947', an exhibition that explores the state of the visual arts in France from the rise of fascism to the aftermath of the Second World War. After Paris’ Museum of modern art, the show curated by art historian Laurence Bertrand Dorléac is moving on to Guggenheim Bilbao.