Modern Art

Sculptor sued over ‘offensive’ Franco artwork

A foundation devoted to perpetuating the memory of General Franco is suing a sculptor for allegedly sullying the former dictator’s reputation by exhibiting a dummy of the man in a Coca-Cola dispenser.

Jay-Z, Magna Carta Holy Grail - review

In this age of the spectacle, music increasingly matters less than the event surrounding the music - this year has seen Daft Punk's album applauded as much for its marketing campaign as for any intrinsic musical value it may have, and now we have Jay-Z's new album, notable largely for the deal struck with Samsung to deliver a million free downloads to its customers, at a cost of $5 apiece to the company, three days prior to its official release.

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