This celebration of contemporary art is the type of show you wish would come round more often
Monthly Archives: June 2022
Edvard Munch at the Courtauld: the tortured genius who craved the sun
This rare show of the Norwegian artist’s most personal work is a masterclass in painting, desire and terror
Feminine Power at the British Museum: Mary Beard roars on to the battlefield
Feminine Power at the British Museum is two exhibitions happening at once.
Reframed: The Woman in the Window — an imaginative show ruined by identity politics
This inspired take on the classic painter’s motif was set to be my exhibition of the year
The Queen is history’s most famous face — but why are her portraits so dismal?
The camera loved Elizabeth II as if she were a film star and she loved it back. But I blame the Establishment School of Untalented Lackeys for all those disappointing paintings