The veteran Channel 4 host let readers in on the inner workings of his mind – and it’s not as laundered as one might have thought
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Monday 04 October 2010
The UK's most prestigious - and controversial - modern art award was launched today amid protests by photographers and artists alike.
Wednesday 29 September 2010
Monday 20 September 2010
Monday 05 July 2010
Sunday 20 June 2010
Friday 18 June 2010
In the last few months, I've watched The Warriors as the sun set over London Fields, Blade Runner: The Director's Cut in a pub (complete with interval for buying drinks), Sweet Smell of Success at a film-school speakeasy and Casablanca on a friend's big screen. In fact, the last film for which I made a pilgrimage to the bright lights of Leicester Square was Sex and the City 2 – and the less said about that, the better. I'm not alone, either. Multiplexes, move over: these days discerning film fans are looking for more from their cinema experience than an enormous screen and overpriced popcorn.
Thursday 20 May 2010
An Israeli artist who specialises in creating poignant video instillations documenting Jewish identity has won one of Britain’s most prestigious contemporary art prizes.
Tuesday 18 May 2010
The winner of the UK’s most valuable art prize, the Artes Mundi, an international accolade for contemporary artists, will be revealed at 8pm tomorrow.
Tuesday 11 May 2010
Wednesday 05 May 2010
"Well," a journalist and art-world insider said to me, slightly reprovingly. We were at the breakfast to announce the shortlist for this year's Turner Prize, which I've been judging this year. "Normally I manage to guess at least one artist in advance." I apologised: but secretly I felt rather pleased.
Wednesday 05 May 2010
Tuesday 04 May 2010
A woman known for singing through a PA system at a branch of Tesco has been shortlisted for this year's Turner Prize.
Monday 26 April 2010
Friday 02 April 2010
Sunday 14 February 2010
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Louise Mensch says 'F**K YOU' in explosive tweets about David Cameron, Saudi Embassy and the Queen over King Abdullah tributes
- 1 King Salman: Just five days in, Saudi Arabia's new king has already overseen a beheading
- 2 The BBC has just done more to eradicate ‘terrorism’ than all our wars since 9/11
- 4 Presidential optical illusion offers clues to how brain processes faces