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Mary Beard

In further news: National Portrait Gallery’s visitor decline due to counting ‘error’; Berlin’s Arratia Beer gallery closes

The new television series invokes violence and fear as defining forces of civilization, just like the Kenneth Clark original

In further news: Jef Geys (1934–2018); and Hirshhorn postpones Krzysztof Wodiczko projection after Florida shooting

What to read this weekend: inside the world of crypto-collectibles, Ingvar Kamprad’s moral manifesto and tracing a culture as it disperses

Life in Roman Britain - The Story of Britain, a BBC educational video hosted on YouTube

Christopher Nolan's 'Hobbesian anti-art' and the spectacular implosion of Shia LaBeouf's 'He Will Not Divide Us': what to read this weekend