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For the timid 17th-century artist, painting light-hearted landscapes was a way of escaping his persecutors.
Percy Horton was a man of unwavering commitments – to his principles, to the working man, and to art.
The images in this vivid chronicle of spring at his new home in France are pixelated, mechanical and flat.
Dylan’s main subject in his artwork is quotidian America, light on people and redolent with atmosphere – ennui, melancholy and alienation.
How the Swedish painter found her true home by the rivers around Paris.
Though some might sneer, Hockney’s playful scribble is a testament to the optimism and humour public art can bring to cities.
The Italian painter reduced his world and his subjects to a series of careful arrangements – the stillest of still lives.
A 14th-century hunting manual offers a vision of the ideal relationship between man and nature.
Labour's belief that all it will take to win the by-election is to pin a red rosette on a doctor shows how patronising the party has become.
Jacques-Louis David painted his only landscape as the guillotine loomed over him.
How Atkins’s striking cyanotypes found wonders in the minutiae of the natural world.