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  1. August 29, 2014

    Clash of the film titans

    In cinema, what’s not shown on screen is often as significant as what is – and the same goes for film festivals. The...

  2. August 15, 2014

    Rare Ferrari fetches record $38m at auction

    The late Hollywood star Steve McQueen may have never owned a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta but it is safe to say the...

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  1. Creativity & Business

    Business innovation occasionally arises out of sheer inspiration but all creatives nee...
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  1. May 19, 2014

    Schools, businesses and politicians must encourage creative pursuits

    Four years ago, the economist Gerard Lyons came up with an insight that will, in time, be as well known as anything said by...

  2. May 2, 2014

    New York gallerist Marian Goodman’s capital investment

    Marian Goodman, the well-regarded owner of eponymous art galleries in New York and Paris, is known for her close...

  3. April 24, 2014

    Exhibition – film review

    In Exhibition, “D” and “H”, a fiftysomething couple, childless, live in a modernist London house designed by the late...

  4. April 11, 2014

    Power Dressing: Gerry McGovern

    Gerry McGovern, 57, is design director and chief creative officer for the British car manufacturer Land Rover. Suit by...

  5. March 3, 2014

    And the Oscar goes to . . . the UK’s film industry

    Britain’s glittering showing in the Oscars demonstrates the rude health of the UK film industry but could not have been...

  6. FT Photo Diary

    March 3, 2014

    Steve McQueen accepts his Oscar

    Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Director and producer Steve McQueen, right, celebrates after accepting the Oscar for best picture for...

  7. March 3, 2014

    Anti-slavery film wins best picture Oscar in Hollywood

    Oscars 2014: And the winner is . . .  12 Years a Slave , Steve McQueen’s searing depiction of the brutality of slavery,...

  8. January 24, 2014

    Stirred, not shaken

    I’m not sure whether the famous instruction given by James Bond to have his dry martini “shaken, not stirred” ever had any...

  9. January 9, 2014

    Film review – 12 Years a Slave

    For as long as one can remember, the only certitude about the black experience of inequality and oppression, from slavery to...

  10. November 22, 2013

    Men’s roll-neck sweaters

    From Michael Caine to Daniel Craig by way of Steve McQueen and Sir Ernest Shackleton comes the men’s roll-neck sweater....

  11. October 18, 2013

    Frieze Masters: Ready to be snapped up

    An art fair is not a good place to look at art. You can hardly get a piece fixed in your line of sight without people on...

  12. May 24, 2013

    Motor racing’s 24-hour party people

    When the first French Grand Prix was held at Le Mans in 1906, competitors’ cars were hauled to the start line by horse and...

  13. January 21, 2013

    Spain escapes aid but doubts remain

    Could Spain be about to pull off the greatest escape since Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson tunnelled their way out of a...

  14. November 16, 2012

    Sole searching

    If there is one great thing about being a middle-aged man, coming in to work every day, rain or shine, it is this: you don’t...

  15. September 6, 2012

    Ford eyes Mustang to drive Europe sales

    Ford Motor is to bring its Mustang sports car to Europe for the first time as part of a product offensive aimed at...

  16. January 30, 2012

    The English elephant stirs

    Rhodri Morgan, former first minister of Wales, likens the UK to “an elephant and three Celtic fleas”. As the Scottish flea...

  17. January 17, 2012

    ‘The Artist’ leads Bafta nominations

    The Artist, a French film about a 1920s silent film star brought down by the advent of the “talkies”, is leading this year’s...

  18. January 13, 2012

    Sex, art and Picasso’s libido

    Bless their thermal undergarments. Archive material just released under the 50-year rule in Stockholm reveals that the...

  19. January 12, 2012

    Film releases: January 13

    What a week. The film critic feels like a traffic policeman attempting point duty at a frenzied intersection where the...

  20. December 9, 2011

    Abi Morgan, screenwriter

    Abi Morgan opens the door to Hornsey Town Hall with a plastic swipe card. Through a marble atrium, down a long, green...

  21. September 22, 2011

    Film releases: September 23

    Beware of flash photography – and flash direction – in Drive, a crime thriller at once hyperkinetic and supercool. Star Ryan...

  22. September 16, 2011

    First Person: Christabel Watson

    I was living in South Kensington and teaching the piano when a couple of friends took me to a race meeting at Brands Hatch....

  23. September 9, 2011

    1970s revival: Time to pull on those flared trousers

    It was one tiny watch hand among hundreds of thousands on display at BaselWorld this year, but the arrowed, bright orange...

  24. April 5, 2011

    The patter of a supersalesman

    Julian Dunkerton says his Superdry brand succeeds in getting ‘under emotions’ of consumers Julian Dunkerton does not walk;...

  25. October 30, 2010

    The waistcoat is enjoying a revival

    Giorgio Armani (left) and Etro The Social Network appears to have inspired not only a huge swathe of the movie-going public...

  26. August 8, 2009

    ‘The ultimate thing is to live with nature’

    Architect Richard Horden, 65, is best known for his modern, minimal designs. His latest project includes the Micro Compact...

  27. June 13, 2009

    Venice Biennale’s ‘delicious anachronism’

    Stills from Steve McQueen’s film ‘Giardini’ (2009) at the British pavilion, above and below right Does the world still need...

  28. June 12, 2009

    Birthday parties: A year for celebrating an industry’s significant milestones

    Believe it or not, there are plenty of reasons to celebrate in 2009. Given that the economic situation is not one of these,...

  29. May 9, 2009

    The Venice Biennale

    Still perhaps the most prestigious of all art events is the Venice Biennale, which opens this year on June 7. There’s no...

  30. May 9, 2009

    Lunch with the FT: Steve McQueen

    There are some figures for whom a friendly, relaxed “Lunch with the FT” interview seems somehow inappropriate. I confess to...

  31. February 21, 2009

    DVD releases

    Appaloosa Ed Harris, 2008 Entertainment in Video After directing the promising biopic Pollock , Ed Harris turns to the...

  32. November 1, 2008

    Films on release Nigel Andrews & Karl French

    Hunger Steve McQueen 90 mins (15) British artist-turned-director Steve McQueen's film about the 1980s Northern Ireland...

  33. October 18, 2008

    A little bit of California dreamin'

    Sale: Classic California Location: The Petersen Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles CA 90036. tel: +1...

  34. September 8, 2008

    Plumeri started with silver screen

    In the 1970s, Joe Plumeri, chairman and chief executive of Willis, helped set up a film production company owned by such...

  35. September 8, 2008

    Plumeri started career with Hollywood stars

    In the 1970s, Joe Plumeri helped set up and float a film production company owned by Hollywood actors. Its stars included...

  36. September 7, 2008

    Plumeri started career with Hollywood stars

    In the 1970s, Joe Plumeri helped set up and float a film production company owned by Hollywood actors. Its stars included...

  37. August 23, 2008

    The British: cool, ironic and painfully honest

    Is it reasonable to expect art, even in today's puzzling and multifarious cultural landscape, to say something profound and...

  38. August 22, 2008

    The British: cool, ironic and painfully honest

    Is it reasonable to expect art, even in today’s puzzling and multifarious cultural landscape, to say something profound and...

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