An icon of western art, Mary Magdalene remains an enigma. Why do we find her so contrary?
Monthly Archives: April 2016
Magical mystery tour
Giorgione is a shadowy Renaissance figure. The Royal Academy’s spirited show can’t capture his genius, but sheds thrilling light on his peers
Who’s that girl?
The V&A’s Botticelli show is noisy and vulgar, the Courtauld’s quiet and thoughtful. But they both prove he was so much more than his Venus
Brave new whirls
Are you ready for Hilma af Klint’s truly avant-garde mix of beautiful abstraction and dotty symbolism at the Serpentine?