Crouching Woman by Egon Schiele
©Leopold Museum/ Manfred Thumberger

Egon Schiele: the Radical Nude

The artist’s nude portraits are even more daring and disturbing than when he created them a century ago, writes Jackie Wullschlager

Culture columns

The Original Sin of Adam and Eve and their expulsion from Paradise is a fresco (280x570 cm) of Michelangelo Buonarroti, dated to about 1510 and is part of the decoration of the Sistine Chapel, the Vatican Museums in Rome, commissioned by Pope Julius II. ©Dreamstime
The laws of demand and supply dictate that there will be a two-tier system of cultural tourism
Hip-hop and martial arts are perfect bedfellows because they both channel violent impulses

Frank Gehry’s Fondation Louis Vuitton

The structure in Paris’s Bois de Boulogne has been built to house the art collection of Bernard Arnault, France’s richest man

Detail from 'Pedestal Table, Glasses, Cups, Mandolin' by Pablo Picasso
©2014 Estate of Pablo Picasso

‘Cubism’ at the Met, New York

Leonard Lauder’s magnificent gift to the New York museum of paintings by Picasso, Braque, Gris and Léger reveals a whimsical side of the movement

Logan Lerman and Brad Pitt in 'Fury'

Fury – film review

Brad Pitt and his tank crew rumble through war-ravaged Europe

‘Chicago’ (c1951) by Harry Callahan
©Estate of Harry Callahan

‘The Modern Lens’ at Tate St Ives

The art gallery’s biggest photography show features plenty of unfamiliar artists, each with a story to tell

A scene from Royal Ballet's Ashton programme
©Tristram Kenton

Royal Ballet Ashton programme, Royal Opera House, London

No one could fault the lightness and speed of Natalia Osipova’s dancing

'Memphis the Musical'
©Johan Persson

‘Memphis’, Shaftesbury Theatre, London

Soul queen Beverley Knight has first billing as Felicia, but the narrative focus is on Huey Calhoun

Adrian Cheng: shopping and looking

A profile of the billionaire patron bringing contemporary art to China’s mall-going public

Noah Wiseman in 'The Babadook'

The Babadook – film review

Suburban Australia is the setting for this lyrical horror film

Jennifer Lawrence in 'Serena'

Serena – film review

Depression-era love with Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper