Culture
15 January 2001
The Elgin Marbles are the world's most contested cultural artefacts. Soon after the sculptures were put on display at...
Culture
24 July 2000
It was famously said that sculpture is what you bump into when you back up to look at a painting. Although only a quip...
Culture
11 October 1999
The announcement that a fountain is to be built in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales, has been hailed by Lord Archer...
Culture
06 September 1999
Lionel Lambourne's Victorian Painting boasts 512 pages and 626 colour illustrations, and it weighs in at a whopping 3....
Culture
07 June 1999
An exhibition of Rembrandt's self-portraits such as the one currently at the National Gallery begs a few questions....
Culture
19 April 1999
The juvenilia of major modern artists can often be pretty awful, giving few pointers to their later brilliance. But...
Culture
29 January 1999
"Beauty and the Beast" wouldn't be a bad title for the exhibition of portraits by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780-...
Culture
15 January 1999
For as long as there have been picture galleries, people have thought of them in utopian terms. William Haz-litt,...