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Anselm Kiefer, Royal Academy, preview: Is he our greatest living artist?

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Bach with some bite: How 'The St Matthew Passion' went from zero to hero.

“The St Matthew Passion could, like so much of Bach’s music, have become 18th-century fish-and-chip wrapping paper,” says the conductor Jonathan Willcocks

A poster for the exhibition by Comic Sans' designer, Vincent Connare

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Comic effect: Poster for the exhibition from the font’s designer, Vincent Connare

Horizon: Should I Eat Meat? (BBC2), TV review: A missed opportunity to really grill our meat-eating culture

By the end, Mosley seemed to arrive back in the same place he started: at home, eating meat.

New Tricks (BBC 1), TV review: a tired old cop drama which occasionally displays a redeeming awareness of its own silliness

I’d wager DS Gerry “Last Man” Standing (Dennis Waterman) in New Tricks is numbered among the 25 per cent of British men who, Dr Mosley says, eat an average of 130g of red meat daily.

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Quentin Blake's 'Artists on the beach'

Quentin Blake unveils new exhibition inspired by Hastings beach at Jerwood Gallery

Blake has teamed up with the gallery to reinterpret 10 works from its permanent collection

Robbie Williams performs during his 'Swing Both Ways' World Tour

Robbie Williams’ Swings Both Ways, 02 Arena, London: 'Old-fashioned entertainment'

Williams has long known how to put on a good show, but this was his hammiest to date

Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father by Alysia Abbott

Fairyland: a Memoir of My Father: 'Moving memories that aren’t spoiled by sentimentality'

The memoir is most powerful when exploring Abbott’s conflicting feelings regarding her father’s sexuality

The Crucible: Miller’s timeless witch-hunt tale is spellbinding

Farber’s revival brings the nightmare madness home to us with an extraordinary physical intensity

Simon Starling, Burn Time

Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland - review

Whether it’s down to community, economics, politics or art schools, the past 25 years have produced some extraordinary Scottish artists

Marina Abramovic at the Serpentine Gallery

Marina Abramovic, 512 Hours at Serpentine Gallery, first-look review

Do not miss this golden opportunity to engage with a working artist in an intimate space

To be appointed an RA is very prestigious for an artist; it means entering a kind of exclusive fellowship

The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition: The anarchy and ecstasy returns

Once again, the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition is an exhilaratingly eclectic mix of the astounding and the downright awful, says Zoe Pilger

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