Antony Gormley’s ‘Vessel’ (2012), shown as part of ‘Follia Continua!’ in Paris
©Marc Domage

The provocation of sculpture

Antony Gormley, creator of the Angel of the North and Event Horizon, on why sculpture produces such strong reactions

The Life of a Song

Still from Disney’s ‘Fantasia’ ©Photoshot/Collection Christophel
David Shire’s version of Mussorgsky’s piece was a triumph, the original music’s downbeats chiming with the disco groove
'Money (That's What I Want)' vinyl record
The tune became part of The Beatles’ repertoire and The Flying Lizards made a hit of it in 1979
Stephen Frears
©Anna Huix

Stephen Frears interview

Lance Armstrong is “monumentally stupid”, cyclists are “crazy”, journalists are “scum”. Filmmaker Stephen Frears pulls no punches talking to Danny Leigh

Conor McPherson’s ‘The Night Alive’

Dublin Theatre Festival makes the familiar fresh

From mashed-up Chekhov to new Irish comedies, this year is alive with a spirit of re-evaluation

Detail from ‘Longspeak’ (1979) by John Hoyland

John Hoyland at Newport Street Gallery

Jackie Wullschlager on Damien Hirst’s new gallery and the overlooked British art of the 1960s

Chéri, Linbury Studio Theatre, London

The May-December love tragedy is an excellent vehicle for its 52-year-old star

Matt Damon in 'The Martian'

The Martian — greatness and gaffer tape

Matt Damon is stranded on Mars in Ridley Scott’s blockbuster

Turner Prize 2015, Tramway, Glasgow

The prize gets a reboot in an an outstanding space

Michael Fassbender in 'Macbeth'

Macbeth — film review

Justin Kurzel’s Macbeth is stark and shorn to the bone

Anne Hathaway and Robert De Niro in 'The Intern'

The Intern — film review

Robert De Niro excels as a senior intern in Nancy Meyers’ comedy

Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Philippe Petite in 'The Walk'

The Walk — film review

Robert Zemeckis restages Philippe Petit’s high-wire walk using CGI