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Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler, British Museum

History is written in blood, however elegant the cover. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the collapse in 1521 of the Aztec Empire, a culture that presented Europe with a vision of such otherness...


Ceramics Galleries, V&A

Ceramics are basically the Liberal Democrats of the fine and decorative arts – often oddly shaped, eccentric, with a yearning to be useful – but with the V&A’s new Ceramics Galleries, the...


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Six of the best: Theatre

A bit of everything in theartsdesk's stage tips

Evening at The Talk House, National Theatre

Wallace Shawn's latest is funny, forbidding - and worth figuring out

Capital, BBC One

John Lanchester's metropolis so far seems scattered in screen version...

Ben Hur, Tricycle Theatre

The successor to 'The 39 Steps' is another sublimely silly send-u...

James Morrison, O2 Shepherd's Bush

Live-show charisma lifts anodyne material

My Skinny Sister

Fine performances in a touching eating-disorder drama from Sweden

Ed Byrne, Theatre Royal, Winchester

Observational comic with a cutting edge

DVD: Murder in the Cathedral

Reappraising George Hoellering - his screen version of TS Eliot's vers...

The Homecoming, Trafalgar Studios

Jamie Lloyd's bold production makes Pinter freshly unsettling

Visions of Paradise: Botticini's Palmieri Altarpiece, N...

A long-lost Florentine church brought back to life through its altarpieces