Lubaina Himid is only the fourth living British artist to have been given a retrospective at Tate Modern
Monthly Archives: December 2021
Why Albrecht Dürer beats Leonardo, Raphael and Michelangelo
Imagine it’s 1510. Someone asks you to mount an exhibition devoted to the greatest and most significant artist at work in Europe at the time. Who would you go for?
The Courtauld Gallery’s post-impressionist collection was a secret for too long
A £60m revamp showcases works from van Gogh, Renoir, Manet and more
Hogarth and Europe — Britain’s Brexiteer artist yanked into today’s culture wars
He was a jingoistic loudmouth — so why has Tate Britain spoiled a fabulous exhibition with fantasy readings of his intentions?
The Poles are Britain’s silent minority. But their art has begun to speak
It’s time to take notice of the million Poles in our midst
Is this a photograph or a painting? Lucy Mckenzie’s Liverpool exhibition questions what you really see
Two exciting shows by female artists play thrillingly with the idea of perception
Why black art matters — and the joyful Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition
I was a sceptic, but diversity in art has been wondrous and may be its salvation