Michael Prodger is Reviews Editor at the New Statesman. He is an art historian, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Buckingham, and a former literary editor.
Monarchical pomp, misadventure and backroom deals.
They are the latest to attempt to nail down the slippery nature of paint on canvas.
The Italian artist has come to personify la vie bohème. But it wasn’t always so.
“Impressionists in London” at the Tate Britain explores the British capital’s little-known influence.
The most radical artists of the Victorian age fixed their gaze on 15th-century Netherlands.
In this Tate Britain exhibition, the mood that her pieces transmit is one of contemplative silence.
Tate Modern offers a powerful glimpse into the civil rights struggle.
Spiky and unlikeable, the painter was blighted for years by his flirtations with fascism.
A revealing retrospective of the sculptor's work speaks to mankind’s alienation, loneliness and smallness
As Lenin led his overthrow of the old order, Russia’s artists engaged in one of their own