Why galleries are now cogs in a not-so-creative industry

Two hundred years after his birth, critic and poet Matthew Arnold still has much to teach conservatives

The hidden treasures of English churches

Shirley Hazzard stuck doggedly to exploring love — a theme unfashionable even then

Architecture would be vastly more interesting if clients were happy to pay for character instead of accepting bland uniformity

David Bruce: “the last American aristocrat” renowned for his oenophilia

Get your festive Morticia Addams on

How to upset a “socialist” friend