Thomas Cole’s pictures revealed to his fellow citizens the majesty of their land while warning them of hubris.
Deborah Levy visits Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up at the V&A.
How Muslims are learning how to adapt their places of worship to 21st-century society.
Derek Parfit was one of the world’s most influential moral philosophers. He also took photographs, of the same places, over and over again. What was he searching for?
His paintings are joyous and beautiful, great sheets of throbbing colour interspersed with squares, circles and ragged patches of different hues.
Jones’s burners are off, but his face shows no fear: here is a creature that would luxuriate in hellfire as if it were as pleasurable as a hot shower.
It was, for the artist, a year of intense and focused activity – even by his own standards.
Whether it’s Stephen Hawking leaving a wheelchair or the Buddhist Steve Jobs meeting God, these grief gags show the decline of cartooning as an art.
Reluctant to use a fancy new notebook? Feel unworthy of expensive paints? There’s a psychological reason – and it’s affecting your work.
A striking new exhibition at Tate Britain looks afresh at the “school of London” in a period seemingly dominated by American abstract expressionism and pop art.
From striking coffin portraits to boldly erotic statues, the art of the Romans and Greeks tells us compelling stories about how they lived, died, and loved.