Culture
24 February 2011
For four decades, Susan Hiller has investigated the spaces between dream and reality. Her main theme is how we absorb...
Cultural Capital
20 October 2010
The camera obscura (Latin for a darkened room) is an optical device that projects an image of its surroundings on to a...
Cultural Capital
20 October 2010
The BBC2 bonk-buster Desperate Romantics presented the Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood as a story of sex, drugs and...
Culture
16 July 2010
Alice Neel's emotional intelligence and her commitment to figurative painting during the heyday of American abstract...
Culture
28 June 2010
Picasso: Peace and FreedomThis fascinating exhibition attempts to present Picasso as a politically engaged artist....
Culture
27 May 2010
Many artists we now label "modern" in fact reacted against the forces of modernity that led during the first...
Culture
22 February 2010
He was a bridge not only between surrealism and abstract expressionism, old Europe and a new American culture, but also...
Culture
01 February 2010
Phillip Guston: Works on PaperTimothy Taylor Gallery, London W1The return of the American painter Philip Guston to...
Culture
14 January 2010
Miroslaw Balka: TopographyModern Art OxfordIt is, in case you didn't know it, Polska! Year, an official campaign aiming...
Culture
29 October 2009
Ed Ruscha: Fifty Years of PaintingHayward Gallery, London SE1If Jack Kerouac had been a painter, he might have painted...
Culture
09 October 2009
As arguably Britain's greatest painter Joseph Mallord William Turner's humble beginnings were not auspicious. His...
Culture
02 July 2009
In his essay “Carving and Modelling”, the now rather unfashionable, psychoanalytically inclined art critic Adrian...
Culture
18 June 2009
In The Songlines, his remarkable book about the ancient, invisible pathways criss-crossing Australia that carry hymns...
Culture
04 June 2009
Small tragedies
Culture
26 March 2009
In the late 1960s the American fine art critic Harold Rosenberg coined the term “anxious object” to describe works that...

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