Albrecht Dürer

A whale of a time with Albrecht Dürer

17 April 2021 9:00 am

Great books make genres jump. It happened with W.G. Sebald’s The Rings of Saturn, which looked like a travelogue, claimed…

The first-century saint who went viral

3 April 2021 9:00 am

Laura Freeman considers how artists have depicted one of the strangest and most touching of the Stations of the Cross

The art of the hermit

4 April 2020 9:00 am

Holed up in her sixth-floor London flat, Laura Freeman finds solace in the art of the hermit

How silverpoint revolutionised art

12 September 2015 9:00 am

Marshall McLuhan got it at least half right. The medium may not always be the entire message, but it certainly…

Brian Sewell does some donkey work: how Britain’s best-known art critic put his ass on the line

4 April 2015 9:00 am

I suppose all children’s authors write the stories they would have liked to read as children. But in the case of…