'The Bayeux Tapestry is the mother of all strip cartoons'
A century after his death, Edgar Degas is the subject of two new exhibitions in Britain. Matthew Dennison appraises these tributes to a thoughtful, meticulous artist.
'Knowing the work was one of Rembrandt’s last makes it yet more potent and uplifting.'
'I love and am inspired by this powerful portrait of my remarkable grandfather'
'I admire the adventure, the sense of companionship and the purpose of dogs'
'This highly decorative, impactful piece provides a window into a secretive world'
French artists flocked to London in the late 19th century – and while they weren't exactly willing exiles, most to love their new surroundings as a new Tate exhibition shows.…
'For all its dazzling assurance, what I find so touching about this early self-portrait is its suggestion of the 17-year-old artist’s still-developing sense of who he is'
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'Paper Architecture is by its very nature romantic: dream projects that will never exist'
After years as little-used antiques hidden in dusty libraries, Bellerby & Co is putting handcrafted globes back on the map. Katy Birchall talks to the man with the whole world…
'No other painting represents Newby so perfectly.'
'The young man looked straight at me and into my soul and I fell in love.'
Giles Kime profiles the amazing Martin Frost, the last commercial fore-edge painter in the country.
Art has been used for social commentary for millennia, but it's always fascinating to see how differently it's handled across eras. Two pieces of work up for auction in the next…
Some of Britain's finest artists have each painted a ukulele, with the instruments being auctioned off for charity later this week. Huon Mallalieu reports.
Huon Mallalieu takes a look at two magnificent objects which sold at auction this summer, including a wine glass used by Bonnie Prince Charlie and a marble table which came…
'I particularly love Jacob because the old dreamer, white-bearded and out of steam, was the father of 12 sons'
'I feel sure I’ve seen it on the cover of a Joy Division record.'
Sam Gare, Director of the Affordable Art Fair Bristol, picks out ten of the most exciting artists on show at this week's fair.