The Victorians were obsessed by the nude in art. For many nineteenth century painters and sculptors the naked body, both male and female, was central to exotic historical fantasies and elaborate allegories of imperial power.
At the time of his death in 1994, Paul Delvaux was the last surviving member of a first generation of important surrealist painters.
Matthew Bourne’s updates his sensational take on Swan Lake for the 21st century.
Bizet’s Carmen is transported to 1960s greasy garage-diner where sparks fly.