Rachel Whiteread Tate review: ‘her pieces are embodiments of domestic memories’

William Hosie's mind is changed as he appreciates the ways that Whiteread's sculptures speak to our shared domestic reality.

Review: The Bald Primadonna

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Seasonal Exhibitions

Cherwell Arts guides you through the exhibitions to look forward to this Christmas vacation

Too Cool for School?

As High School Musical 3 hits cinemas, we put Disney's most lucrative asset on trial

Review: Earl Sweatshirt

Kieran Vaghela is impressed, if not surprised, by 'I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside'

Review: Post Tenebras Lux

Joseph Newell is impressed by this abstract work of art from director Carlos Reygadas

Cherwell’s guide to summer exhibitions

At a loose end with your vacant vac afternoons? Grab a little culture

Interview: Japandroids

Marc Pacitti talks tours, Pitchfork and incendiary devices with band Japandroids

Review: Taylor Swift – Red

Natasha Frost is impressed by the professionalism of this country-pop star.

Reimagining the Ordinary

  This week, Amber Sidney- Woollett explores the work environment by restructuring dark space, whilst Georgia Heneage uses expressive brush strokes and texture to add...


Oxford bans donations from Chinese tech giant

Oxford suspended Huawei donations shortly after China was criticised as 'autocratic' by Chancellor Patten

Hard to Be-Leave – Brexit: The Uncivil War

If you're looking for a grown up perspective on Brexit, Channel 4's political docudrama leaves much to be desired
two hands holding a load of shopping bags

Binge shopping – a no brainer?

Exploring the science behind the 'treat yourself' mentality

The psychology of an evil stepmother

Is this classic archetype a thing of the past?
A drawing which shows envy as a naked hag angrily soaring through the sky, by William Hamilton

The anxiety of envy

"Big names dominate the industry, and yet their fiction feels incredibly same-y."