Going up are powerful women, political fashion and love droids. Going down are dating apps, celebrity feminists and the album.
A dramatic new exhibition at the Jewish Museum reveals the troublesome part that blood has played in the history of ideas.
When Liotard came to England, Sir Joshua Reynolds sniffed at his pastels. A new Royal Academy exhibition shows just how wrong he was.
Goya’s sketched faces are haunting islands of humanity in a sea of guarded aristocrats.
Our cultures show that we can select who we are and who we want to be – but can they also be misused?
Racial diversity in comics has long been a major issue of contention, and after a summer of controversy it’s clear the industry can do better.
The art critic who contains multitudes.
Without even looking at Sutherland’s portrait, Churchill decreed it “a remarkable example of modern art”, cue much sycophantic laughter from his parliamentary colleagues.
Celts: Art and Identity shows how Celtic identity was made, not born.
A remarkable group of archaeologists are battling to save the country’s ancient artifacts.
“The World Goes Pop” shows a side of pop art we're not used to: global, challenging and politically angry.
Whether it's tweeting about his enemies, or using his children as advisers, Donald J Trump is not a conventional president. We need a strong media to hold the new US president - and other world leaders - to account.
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