Art and entertainment must be free to be offensive.
Beckett’s letters reveal a personality inseparable from the act of writing.
Silence has its flaws, but it speaks to Scorsese’s greatness.
Meryl and Co, spare us the preaching.
Lionel Shriver takes on the dreary conformism of contemporary culture.
Must-reads from the past week
Violent Sensations explores the fascination with sex and murder in 19th-century culture.
spiked writers on the best and the worst of this year's art and culture.
An exhibition of Bailey's NW1 images is a moving testament to impermanence.
A wondrous Tate retrospective showcases a man ahead of his time.
Sohrab Ahmari’s scathing critique shows how identity politics is destroying the arts.