Monthly Archives: July 2011

Return of the brothers grim

With their latest disturbing shows, are the Chapman brothers asking profound questions about evil, or just fooling around?

Worship at the altar

A gothic, moody setting and serious scholarship reinstate the religion into the National Gallery’s early Renaissance altarpieces

Curator of the lost art

How did the Tate turn the theft of two Turners into a financial and political victory for the gallery? Meet the man who negotiated their return

The hand of God

There’s loads of gold and gorgeousness, but scholarly scruples have gone astray in the British Museum’s latest show