Europe is learning a crucial lesson — vaccines work, but they alone won’t stop Covid now

Europe is learning a crucial lesson -- vaccines work, but they alone won't stop Covid now

Press conferences took on an almost celebratory tone as Presidents, Prime Ministers and Chancellors announced road maps away from Covid-19 restrictions, hailing their country’s uptake rates and speaking colorfully about a return to normalcy.But as another Covid-struck winter grips Europe, many of those countries are now reversing course.And Britain has endured a lengthy and stubborn … Read more

Object lesson: Michael Craig-Martin’s paintings of ​Covid era items – in pictures | Art and design

Lockdown was a productive time for Michael Craig-Martin: most of the works in his new show at Amsterdam’s Reflex gallery were created in its grip. He continued his longstanding project of painting everyday objects in minimal style, their clean lines and smooth surfaces reflecting the blandness at the heart of consumer culture. This time, among … Read more