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.
The sailors’ tattoo has long captured the wider cultural imagination, but certain motifs go back much further than the 19th century.
Royal Indian Portraits, 1840-1932.