ARTS

Sound and vision from the past, present and future

Hotel du Lac revisited

Hotel du Lac revisited

by Derek Guthrie

" I stepped out on to my little balcony several times to view the water and distant mountains, and not once was the air like milk. Not even the condensed stuff, which I like"

Heavy holiday reading | My travels with Proust

Heavy holiday reading | My travels with Proust

by Neil Stewart

Neil Stewart travels through the 4000+ pages of Marcel Proust's masterwork via Brazil, Scotland, Turkey and Australia

Coining it in

Coining it in

by Deborah Charles

Deborah Charles on how Fellini reinvented Rome: "After the austerity of fascism and rationing, La Dolce Vita was sexy, glamorous and magnificent"

Mirage in Marrakech | How I lost a museum, but discovered a city

Mirage in Marrakech | How I lost a museum, but discovered a city

by Jennifer Sharp

How I lost a museum but discovered a city

Why I love MONA

Why I love MONA

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

Is it the world’s most exciting contemporary art institution? Or is it just that all the others are so awful

The best books of 2015 | Neil D.A.Stewart

The best books of 2015 | Neil D.A.Stewart

by Neil Stewart

Civilian arts editor Neil D.A. Stewart looks back over the last 12 months and gives us his take on the most impressive reads of the year

Why I wish I’d gone home with Terry Gilliam

Why I wish I’d gone home with Terry Gilliam

by Corinna Tomrley

Corinna Tomrley on why the maverick filmmaker means so much to her

Iron curtains, monastery walls, Unbending Trees

Iron curtains, monastery walls, Unbending Trees

by Kristof Hajos-Devenyi

From post-Communist Budapest to Carnegie Hall

Quest for fire | <em>Art of Burning Man</em>

Quest for fire | Art of Burning Man

by NK Guy

"A third of my shots were blank frames because the heat had melted the foam bumpers in my camera's shutter"

America is Hard to See (but the new Whitney certainly isn’t)

America is Hard to See (but the new Whitney certainly isn’t)

by Neil Stewart

The new Renzo Piano Whitney in the Meatpacking is the talk of the town. Its exterior spaces are full of tourists snapping the skyline. But what's the art inside actually like?