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To celebrate the release of Sara Driver's new Jean-Michel Basquiat documentary, we investigate how Basquiat, a self-taught outsider, became the darling of the art world establishment.
Art, design, music, drink and food: London's largest free weekend arts festival returns to the capital for its fifth edition
The indefatigable Hofesh Shechter directs a music and dance spectacular set against the striking background of the Tower of London
Off the beaten track, but photographic heaven, this Monroe showcase is one of the most Instagrammable art exhibitions London has to offer this spring
New Tate Britain exhibition magnificently explores the impact of WWI on European art between 1916 and 1932
Eleven years since its jubilant premiere, War Horse returns to the National Theatre
Control your dreams and delve into your psyche at a futuristic immersive experience that combines technology and theatre
After a stunning, sellout runs in New York and Richmond, An Octoroon comes to the National Theatre
Lia Williams is an irresistible Miss Jean Brodie in this smart, sharp story of desperation and devotion
Our ultimate guide to the best art exhibitions of the year so far, those still on, and the shows to plan ahead for: 2018 is a stellar year in art
Come worship at the altar of Frida Kahlo in a rare exhibition of her wardrobe and possessions
Art, design, music, drink and dance: London's largest free contemporary arts festival returns to the capital for one night only
The fifth and final episode of Sky's Patrick Melrose series is an exquisite study of blame, compassion and resiliance
Progress and pop art: Ed Ruscha’s Course of Empire at the National Gallery is a 2018 highlight
The Serpentine Summer Season is upon us; here's everything you need to know
Director Sally Cookson leads a new stage adaptation of Patrick Ness' searing novel about a teenager and a monster
Both prolific, both dead at 28: Egon Schiele and Jean-Michel Basquiat changed the art world forever. Here's how in five paintings
The Crown's Vanessa Kirby plays a wild party girl in contemporary version of Strindberg play Miss Julie
Tony Kushner's Olivier-winning musical about Civil Rights era America will transfer to the West End after sellouts at Chichester and Hampstead Theatre
Guest curator Grayson Perry breathes new life into the Summer Exhibition; Royal Academy of Art's longest running annual showcase of contemporary art
We’ve read our way through 2018’s new books to find those that definitely deserve some space in your suitcase (or kindle!) this summer
Simon Stephens and Andrew Scott bring their superlative show Sea Wall back to London for just 14 performances
Emma Rice takes up residency at the Old Vic with a stage adaptation of Angela Carter's Wise Children
Following the Affordable Art Fair Hampstead, these are the emerging artists to watch now
Five of our favourite new podcasts
Europe’s biggest annual architecture festival returns to London this June. Here's everything you need to know
A poet and composer compete for supremacy, until they collaborate and produce an opera
Booking's open for the tenth collaboration between dream team Nick Hytner and Alan Bennett at the Bridge Theatre
Hurrah for Hamilton's jubilant London transfer. Now there's another chance to book for the record-breakingly successful hip hop musical
Poldark's Aidan Turner makes his West End debut as a crazed, cat-loving terrorist in Michael Grandage's revival of The Lieutenant Of Inishmore
French masterpiece meets quintessentially British as the National Theatre stage a play by Eugène Ionesco. Here's everything you need to know about the pioneering playwright
The roaring twenties come to life with sparkle, drama and a large yet intimate party in this immersive production of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby