Art detective Charles Hill

Posing as a buyer for Middle Eastern clients, Charles Hill was taken to a car park by a gangster and had to mask his emotions as he held a stolen…

New Bloomsbury groups

A rural revolution is underway as groups of like-minded artists come together in the countryside

Exhibitions to see in 2009

Mary Miers previews the year ahead in the world of art which kicks off with Palladio’s exhibition at the Royal Academy

Top performing arts in 2009

Michael Billington, Barbara Newman, Tim Richardson, Geoffrey Smith and Jane Watkins recommend the hottest tickets from now until the spring