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Así desmontan los jueces la "ignorancia deliberada" de Messi

La Audiencia Provincia considera probado con cuatro hechos que el futbolista participó "de forma dolosa" en el delito fiscal

Between the Acts: Virginia Woolf’s last book

Virginia Woolf wrote Between the Acts shortly before she died and against a backdrop of turmoil and war. Today, her final novel is one of her least-known – and most striking.<p>On 27 March 1941, Virginia Woolf wrote to her publisher, John Lehmann, and confided her worries about the novel she had been …

Literature

The Girlfriend Experience's new take on an old profession

The new TV programme inspired by the Steven Soderbergh film follows other films and TV shows that offer different perspectives on prostitution, writes Keith Uhlich.<p>They call it ‘the oldest profession’. Certainly in film and television it's one of the oldest plots: prostitution. What is it about the …

TV

The gory Caravaggio left in an attic

As a gory painting discovered at a house in France is pronounced the real deal, Kelly Grovier looks at how we can spot a fake.<p>Trust your gut. In art, as in life, thinking is overrated. These are the unexpected messages vibrating from the surface of a painting that has sparked considerable debate …

Caravaggio

The best films of the Cannes Film Festival so far

In the final chat from the Cannes Film Festival, the BBC Culture team discuss Pedro Almodóvar’s new film Julieta, and pick out their favourite movies of the week.<p>In Julieta, Almódovar’s latest film, the legendary Spanish director explores familiar themes: mother-daughter relationships, grief and …

Cannes Film Festival

Liz West sets psychedelic light show in a church - CNN Style

Psychedelia

In the Picture

A new biography of Diane Arbus.<p>In 1969, the Metropolitan Museum of Art agreed to buy three photographs by Diane Arbus, for seventy-five dollars each. Wiser counsels prevailed, however, and a few months later the museum decided to take only two. Why splurge? The Museum of Modern Art was more daring; …

Pide tres deseos: Steven Spielberg, sexo coreano y humor tremendo

<i>'The BFG'</i>, del cineasta estadonidense, retrata la infancia con precisión y fantasía. <i>Tha handmaiden</i>, de Park Chan-Wook, eriza la piel. Y <i>Entre nosotros</i> …

What Makes an Essay American

About a month ago, on a trip to Dallas, Texas, I had dinner with a young d.j. whose renown as a producer and engineer is steadily growing. We talked about life and music and art and money, and how he’d arrived at this juncture in his still-short career. Out of the blue, he asked me what I thought …

Una aplicación para entender a Shakespeare

Con ocasión del 400 aniversario de la muerte de Shakespeare, varios actores, entre ellos Ian McKellen, han dedicido ayudar al público a entender cada línea escrita por el autor inglés.<p>Estos actores han participado en el diseño y el desarrollo de una nueva aplicación lanzada recientemente en Londres.<p>…

Lenin se convierte en pieza de museo en Berlín

La exposición 'Desvelados - Berlin y sus monumentos' pretende ofrecer una versión inédita de la agitada historia de la capital alemana<p>Hace siete …