It's an art fair for the very rich. But London's glittering public realm is what really makes Frieze week worth it, writes Charlotte Higgins.
Eleanor Catton, winner of the 2013 Man Booker prize, is bothered by the uneven treatment accorded to men and women in the public eye.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's three large-scale works on display at the Venice Biennale include horrifying mock-ups of his 2011 detention.
The intimate physical scenes in "Blue Is the Warmest Colour" are only one element of a deep study of the relationship between the two women.
The Iraq pavilion at Biennale challenges the 'rockets and bombs' view of the country to showcase an art world emerging from years of Saddam and war.
Granta has released its 2013 list of the 20 most promising young British novelists under 40 and for the first time there is a majority of women.
Tate will reflect its new international focus through a two-year programme of activities focused on Africa, beginning on November 24.
When dramatist Arthur Miller died, his obituary was headlined "The Great Pretender: Arthur Miller wasn't well liked -- and with good reason".
Despite his many successes, Woody Allen still defers to those who inspired him
Rarely has the Cannes Film Festival been the scene of so daring a plan -- the attempted resuscitation of Mel Gibson's shattered career.