The power of sights unseen

Do you have to see a work of art to appreciate it? Robin Blake explores the power of plinths and gallery wall space left empty

Who stole the Mona Lisa?

The theft of the world’s most famous portrait from the Louvre 100 years ago was not only the art heist of the century. It confirmed that this picture of a smiling woman was far more than a painting

Pictures with rhythm

The composer makes his debut at the Edinburgh International Festival, accompanying a trio of his cult films, writes Laura Battle