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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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theartsdesk in Pärnu: Top players, great Estonians

Utopian music-making led by the Järvi family in Estonia's magical summ...

Life in Squares, BBC Two

The elaborate lives and loves of the exhaustingly self-obsessed Bloomsbury...

Man With a Movie Camera

Dziga Vertov's dazzling 1929 opus captures a day in the life of an ide...

Tom Jones / The Shires, Greenwich Music Time Festival

Welsh star's songs show their age, country pop duo's their youth...

Prom 13: Josefowicz, BBCSO, Mälkki

Ravishing orchestral playing in Boulez and Holst, superb control from the F...

Peter Perrett, The Garage

The Only Ones frontman pops up for a rare and riveting performance

DVD: How to be Eccentric - The Essential Richard Massingham

Long overdue tribute to a forgotten British film-maker

Partners in Crime, BBC One

David Walliams and Jessica Raine have fun as amateur sleuths in updated Aga...

Matan Porat, Wigmore Hall

Young Israeli pianist aims big, with intelligence to spare, in Ligeti, Rame...

Prom 12: Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Andsnes 3

Triumphant end to a four-year pilgrimage thrills Proms audience