Art and Design
03 May 2012
“I think,” Patricia Utermohlen is saying, at her kitchen table in a flat overlooking the Regent’s...
17 October 2011
Gerhard Richter: PanoramaTate Modern, London SE1In the mid-1960s, a few years after he had smuggled himself and his...
Ideas
13 July 2011
Little master
Culture
05 May 2011
If we close our eyes and think of the Queen, it is usually in one of two attitudes: either waving or frowning. Over the...
Culture
18 October 2010
GauguinTate Modern, London SE1In his self-portraits, Paul Gauguin invariably viewed the world askance, his heavy...
Culture
10 September 2010
Eadweard Muybridge
Ideas
07 June 2010
His many faces
Ideas
06 May 2010
In July 1988, when the revolutions of 1989 were still unimaginable, a remarkable event took place in Moscow. Sotheby's...
Culture
20 March 2010
For most of the 20th century the National Gallery in London kept Paul Delaroche's The Execution of Lady Jane Grey (1833...
Culture
22 January 2010
At the start of his day at his studio in Port of Spain, Trinidad, Chris Ofili habitually paints watercolours, to help...
Culture
10 December 2009
Vermeer and the Delft School (National Gallery, 2001)The highlight was 13 Vermeer paintings - each mobbed by a scrum of...
Culture
05 November 2009
The end of irony?
Culture
01 October 2009
It comes as no surprise, I guess, to discover that there was a time when Anselm Kiefer believed he might be a Second...
Culture
16 July 2009
Tracy Emin's fall
Culture
25 June 2009
I’m sitting in front of a large and naked woman named Lucy who is lying in a foetal position on the floor of a...

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