[img]http://hits.guardian.co.uk/b/ss/guardiangu-feeds/1/H.20.3/56333?ns=guardian&pageName=What+were+your+cultural+highlights+of+the+decade%3F+%7C+Sarah+Phillips%3AArticle%3A1314869&ch=World+news&c3=GU.co.uk&c4=Culture+section%2CArt+and+design%2CArt+%28visual+arts+only%29%2CTate+Modern%2CFilm%2CMusic%2CStage&c6=Sarah+Phillips&c7=09-Dec-07&c8=1314869&c9=Article&c10=Blogpost&c11=World+news&c13=Reviews+of+the+decade&c25=&c30=content&h2=GU%2FWorld+news%2FArt[/img]All this week, the Guardian's critics are revealing their key cultural works of the noughties. So what are yours â€“ both good and bad?
So the sun is about to set on the noughties, and many a list is being drawn up as we get nostalgic about the not so distant past, and try to make sense of what it all meant.
From today, the Guardian's arts critics write up the decade as they saw it, revealing their cultural highs and lows in a week-long series in G2 and online. And there is much to digest: you can barely believe that Tate Modern only opened in 2000 or that iPods were launched in 2001.
Kicking off proceedings, Peter Bradshaw gives his verdict on the films that mattered most, charting the impact of politics and society, the people we lost or those whose influence grew, and the government backing of British film like never before. He includes both the first YouTube clip and The Passion of the Christ in his 10 most significant films of the decade.
Elsewhere Alexis Petridis ponders if musical styles actually progressed rather than obsessively looked back for inspiration, as technology threatened to strangle the industry altogether. You can listen to his ultimate noughties playlist featuring everything from Beyoncé's Crazy in Love, which was clearly the number one party record, to the more morose Idioteque by Radiohead.
And Adrian Searle revisits the moments that shook the art world, from the warehouse fire that saw Britart go up in flames to the millions spent on Hirst's diamond skull, but Anri Sala's show in Couvent des Cordeliers, Paris, will be of the works he will remember most fondly.
But now it's over to you. What were your cultural highlights (or lowlights) of the decade? In no more than 100 words, tell us what your favourite â€“ or most disappointing â€“ artwork of the decade was, be it a play, concert, exhibition, building or film, and why. Post your responses below, and we will reprint the best in G2 next week.
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