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A new retrospective at Tate Britain reveals the paradox at the heart of her art: here is a narrative artist whose every painting tells a story, but it is never clear what those stories might be.
The vivid, emotional works of an artist who left Picasso in awe.
Why the artist was hailed by Aaron Burr as “the first painter that now is or ever has been in America”.
The ex-Congressman and convicted sex offender raises the question: can the commodification of shame really bring about ethical redemption?
The images in this vivid chronicle of spring at his new home in France are pixelated, mechanical and flat.
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.
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.
The young artist’s nights of dissipation were at odds with the sunny fecundity of his landscapes.
In the 1930s, the creator of Maigret travelled the world as a journalist. His photographs reveal an artistic sensibility captivated by the camera’s ability to stop time.