'The picture reminds me of her: I swear she is an angel.'
'It’s always a special moment when you see something for real that you’ve studied'
This month, Christie’s is celebrating its 250th anniversary. Huon Mallalieu chooses five key sales that chart the transformation of a Pall Mall auction house into a giant of the international…
'Perhaps it began when I played a small part in Richard II at school...'
'I’m lucky to have gazed on this picture often. I could live with it and never tire of it.'
An auction to be held in Newbury on Tuesday 13th December has some beautiful racing-themed objects for sale.
A new series of mini-documentaries is looking at some of Chatsworth House's many treasures – starting with a painting that was once deemed shocking.
'I have always been intrigued by Hopper’s pictures of people, particularly in this, his most famous work.'
'I want to live in the interiors he painted'
'...what I really love is the way Canaletto manages to impart the sparkle of Venice’s Grand Canal to our own greasy Thames'
Country Life picks out 24 of the most beautiful charity Christmas cards to send this year.
'Kusama balances the bonkers with the beautiful'
As Spode’s iconic Blue Italian pattern turns 200, Annunciata Walton looks back at its history, how it introduced bone china to the world and how it has recently been saved…
'I do remember being moved to tears—not in a depressive way, but with powerful emotion'
David Bowie's personal art collection to feature in three sales at Sotheby's.
'This portrait conjures up all his joie de vivre, love of dressing up and great hospitality'