Protecting and renewing culture demands a fuller understanding of its nature and its purposes

We need trustees who actually believe in our museums

A cultural legacy depends on far more than passing enthusiasm

Marcel Duchamp’s rule-breaking provides real lessons for the right

Three new books resist the modern cult of busyness

Cynthia Erivo’s slighting of Sunderland was indicative of British arts establishment beholden to a homogenous, Americanised vision of culture

Taboo-breaking counterculture paved the way for the return of the very fascism it claimed to subvert

Don’t send them, and if you must send them keep them short

By abandoning physical media, have we exposed ourselves to censorship and corporate control?