The Independent’s former comment editor, Adrian Hamilton writes a weekly column largely on international affairs with particular focus on the Middle East, Iran and foreign policy issues. Before joining the paper he was deputy editor of the Observer newspaper.
29 January 2014 12:00 AM
An exhibition of photographs by Andy Warhol, David Lynch and William Burroughs offers a unique insight into their minds, says Adrian Hamilton
19 January 2014 06:21 PM
Hannah Höch was a pioneer in Berlin's Dadaist movement of the 1920s. As a feminist and lesbian, she was later to clash with the Nazis, but her work remained joyful, as Adrian Hamilton discovers at a long-overdue retrospective
12 January 2014 06:06 PM
The era of growing prosperity is revealed in a show at the British Library
Simon Hoggart: Columnist who delighted readers for decades with a wit that was incisive and acerbic yet never malicious
08 January 2014 12:00 AM
Comedy is a terribly strained trick in journalism, the comedy of politics even more difficult. It's too easy to fall into vituperation or puerility. But Simon Hoggart managed it day after day, not just in his parliamentary sketches, which he had written for The Guardian for the last 20 years, but also in his foreign and political reporting for The Observer in the decade before. His was always the piece you looked forward to, not just because it was always so incisive but also so genuinely funny.
Surrealist sculpture: How Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico and Alberto Giacometti still have the power to shock
05 January 2014 06:01 PM
A new show of Surrealist sculpture in Paris confirms the enduring allure of its masters – and the mighty influence they continue to wield
03 January 2014 05:30 PM
Adrian Hamilton picks this year's must-see visual art
27 December 2013 02:37 PM
Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life
22 December 2013 07:07 PM
Pauline Boty was a darling of the Swinging Sixties. Now, nearly 50 years after her tragically young death, her extraordinarily vibrant work is enjoying a revival. It’s long overdue
Art stars of tomorrow: The latest edition of the show where Damien Hirst and David Hockney started out
15 December 2013 08:05 PM
Hirst and Prouvost started in New Contemporaries. This year’s crop is just as promising
08 December 2013 05:54 PM
The National Maritime Museum’s new Turner exhibition is an astounding testament to his enduring talent, says Adrian Hamilton
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
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