CHRIS THURMAN: What does a virtual National Arts Festival mean?

Despite making a shift online, the festival will have lots in common with previous years

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Five things to watch this weekend

The freedom of skateboarding, political intrigue, sexual abuse scandals, spy networks and billion-dollar deals

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CHRIS THURMAN: Propaganda by monuments getting torn down

Most people tend to ignore not only the artists engaging with changing times but also the histories to which they point

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Play video games and glimpse the future

Microsoft Xbox and Sony PlayStation launches reveal where the companies are heading

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Five things to watch this weekend

A collection of Father’s Day hits from Showmax and a feminist-centred comedy from Netflix are some of what’s on offer

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This is how Leonardo captured Mona Lisa’s smile

‘Mona Lisa's smile is so enigmatic because it represents the moment of breaking into a smile. And Leonardo's quick eye captured that and held it’

Top 10 adult animated shows to stream

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CHRIS THURMAN: The public looks to artists to make sense of the pandemic

Creatives have been warned not to focus too narrowly on Covid-19 but we need them to interpret it

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The shape of things to come: design in a post-lockdown world

Experts and designers predict how the industry will respond, and who will lead the way

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Five things to watch this weekend

Moving romantic drama features among roundup of what’s available on streaming platforms

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Five things to watch this weekend

Plenty of comedy with a touch of dystopia and drama

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Woody Allen ponders the deconstruction of his film career

The beleaguered director wants to throw in the towel as abuse allegations and coronavirus take their toll

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CHRIS THURMAN: A coronabromance only possible in the heaven — or hell — of white unawareness​

Satirist David Scott has an opportunity to learn from the comments generated by his musical spoofs

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CHRIS THURMAN: Covid-19 helps to show auctions can do more than price art out of range

Strauss & Co’s online events break new ground in education, curatorship  and criticism

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Five things to watch this weekend

Oscar-winning director brings a graphic novel to life and an HR manager goes rogue

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Expect live music gigs to be cleaner, costlier and with muted crowd roars

Gig-goers could find themselves at jols slightly jollier than a wake and less well-attended

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