They say there are some musicians who are admired, and some who are loved. Imogen Cooper is very much admired, not least by other pianists, but as she marks her seventieth birthday on August 28, there can scarcely be any musician alive who is more truly loved.
October offers Bong Joon-ho's Palme d'Or-winning class-relations comedy, thirty-eight films set in urban Japan, and a series of pranks and pseudo-documentaries.
While it should be possible for someone looking at Pat Steir's paintings to feel that they depict or suggest the flowing of water downward over rock or stone, that is to miss the point of works that are concerned much more with the potential of paint than the need to represent something in nature.
This month: Joseph Losey's vision of occupied Paris, a Fellini-esque take on Berlusconi, and 'Blue Velvet' in 4K.
This summer, sixteen years after he transformed the Turbine Hall, Olafur Eliasson has returned to Tate Modern with a retrospective exhibition, “In Real Life,” that ranges from his student days to special installations tailored to the occasion.