Cruel, enchanting and dangerous, John William Waterhouse's red-haired femme fatale pours poison into a cup in one of the once-feted Victorian artist's best known works, The Love Philtre.
The royal baby pictures show privilege trying, and failing, to look normal. The image says they are like us, but we know their happiness rests on a bedrock of massive wealth and tradition.
The author behind the world-famous Bridget Jones' Diary series has announced the title for her next book as 'Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy'.
We love kitsch as well as loathe it, but snobbery hovers around the term.
Lego bricks are not just simple toys. They are a stimulus to story-telling. Jonathan Jones writes.
Digital images have no individuality. Thus Instagram’s ownership claim is logical, writes Jonathan Jones.
The accident-prone British thirty-something Bridget Jones is to return in a third novel next year, her creator Helen Fielding announced on Friday.
‘The billion-dollar art sale’ — it sounds like business as usual. As New York struggles to recover from Superstorm Sandy, and some downtown art galleries delay openings, Christie’s staged a sale of impressionist and modern art in its rooms at the comparatively secure Manhattan location of Rockefeller Plaza.
When I was four and five and six years old we watched the moon landings on TV then waited nervously for the splashdown and the astronauts’ release from their seared capsule.
Two recent art exhibitions have stirred a new row in Britain. The Royal Collection (RC), the art collection of the British Royal family, says Leonardo da Vinci was a scientist. The National Gallery (NG), an art museum in London, says he was an artist. It looks likes curators will soon be hitting one another with catalogues.
Amateur cybersleuths have been hunting malware, raising firewalls and fending off mock hack attacks in a series of simulations supported in part by Britain's eavesdropping agency.
Reasons to be cheerful in 2011? Let's see. It was a year when eyes opened a bit wider, when images from Earth and space and the enigmatic microverse of quantum physics expanded our field of vision — and the spread of new means of communication made those images more accessible and shareable than ever before.
Sri Lankan-born novelist Michael Ondaatje, Pakistani writer Fatima Bhutto, Nigerian poet and novelist Ben Okri and New Yorker editor David Remnick are among the big names on the literary high street who will grace the DSC Jaipur Literature Festival 2012 Jan 20-24.
The festival will focus on subjects like vegetarianism, Bhakti and
In the photograph Thomas Hoepker took on September 11, 2001, a group of New Yorkers sit chatting in the sun in a park in Brooklyn.
Gandhi To Hitler, the controversial movie based on Adolf Hitler's life, is hitting the theatres today. Read more for other Friday releases.
Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, who was killed by US forces in Pakistan, was a shadowy figure who spawned a vast booty of books. Here're some of them.
Find out all the dope on Russell Brand and Katy Perry’s Indian wedding, including designer wedding dress, wedding venue, wild bachelorette party, celebrity guest list and much more.
The first time someone accused me of hating modern art, I was confused. I love modern art, I replied. I revere Cézanne. I adore Matisse.