Mary Linwood (1755-1845), Hanging partridge, after a painting by Moses Haughton the elder, crewelwork embroidery, 62 x 72 cm, privately owned.
We have five signed copies of Jan Švankmajer’s Touching and Imagining: An Introduction to Tactile Art to give away.
Peter Prendergast (1946-2007), Deiniolen, acrylic on paper, 54.5 x 75 cm, 1998, illustrated in the book The Art of Peter Prendergast, RCA.
Ian Critchley of the Sunday Times has praised John Tusa‘s Pain in the Arts
Jean Bourdichon (1457 or 1459 – 1521), ‘The Wild Condition’, c 1500, © L’École nationale supérieure des beaux arts, Paris.
Twenty years on from Rwanda, Griselda Pollock looks at the questions Alfredo Jaar’s celebrated Rwanda Project raised in its approach to art and images of victimisation in post-traumatic cultures.
We are delighted to announce that our Visual Culture catalogue for 2014 has arrived.
Helen Chadwick’s notorious Carcass sculpture has been recreated for Tate Liverpool’s new Keywords exhibition. Stephen Walker explores the significance of the work, and how it resonates with the book that inspired the exhibition.
Joseph Wright ‘of Derby’ (1734 – 1797), An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump, 1768, oil on canvas, 183 x 244 cm, National Gallery of London.
Emil Nolde (1867-1956), Ripe Rose Hips, undated, watercolour, 45.6 x 34 cm, Nolde Stiftung Seebüll.
David Harrison (1954-), City Gent, 2005, oil on wood, 57 x 45.5 cm, Victoria Miro.
Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), Garden behind a House, 65 x 54 cm, Arles, 8 August 1888, Private collection.
Touching and Imagining, Jan Švankmajer’s remarkable book on tactile art, is now available for the first time in English.