16 JUNE 1955, page 18

Art

THE 'primitive' painter, like the child, loves the grand effect, the mechanical novelty, and the twopenny blood. With what relish he records the awful night the Town Hall burnt......

Contemporary Arts

THEATRE To put on the stage Eugene O'Ncill's vast adaptation of the fall of the house of Atreus is a difficult business in itself; to put it on well much more so. Yet, at the......

Music

THERE can hardly be a greater distance in our professional operatic world than that between Glyndebourne's Figaro. with which they opened their coming-of-age season last Wed-......