Johan Zoffany (1733-1810), The Academicians of the Royal Academy, 1771-72, oil on canvas, Royal Collection.
Ritual hazings, sauna parties and missed appointments – how much of an advantage is it to be an art historian researching contemporary artists?
When it comes to discussing art in newspapers, does the media’s emphasis on provocation merely reduce issues into straightforward oppositions, and at the cost of developed argument and consistency?
It may seem controversial, but as Alana Jelinek argues, shouldn’t we start accepting that art history and art practice are, in many ways, incompatible?
We all get angry, but in the Middle Ages anger , if channelled correctly, was considered a virtue.
Royal Indian Portraits, 1840-1932.