Christo Javacheff, 1935 – 2020

10th June 2020

The artist, Christo Javacheff, passed away at the end of last month at the age of 84. Christo collaborated with his wife, Jeanne-Claude Denat de Guillebon, and they were credited in their work as Christo and Jeanne-Claude, a name he more

New year, new download

8th January 2020

We hope that you've enjoyed Christmas. To brighten your January we're offering our fabulous how-best-to-get-to-know Shakespeare film, Muse of Fire, as a new download. Made by filmmakers Dan Poole and Giles Terera, it attempts to demystify the work of more

Screening the RSC, 2.

14th June 2019

John Wyver writes: Today would have been the 100th birthday of Sam Wanamaker (pictured above as Iago in Stratford in 1959), the American actor and director who conceived the idea and campaigned for many years to build the replica more

Basquiat and the return of history

19th April 2018

Our colleague TOM ALLEN reflects on postmodernism and history, on the ideas of Frederic Jameson and Karl Marx, and on the art of Vincent Van Gogh, Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat. I was recently re-reading the first chapter of Frederic Jameson's more