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    Cora Gilroy-Ware

    In the summer of 1784, Joshua Reynolds exhibited A Nymph and Cupid (Fig.1) at the Royal Academy’s annual exhibition. This work stood out because,...

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    For his recent verse drama Pink Mist, Owen Sheers interviewed dozens of wounded soldiers who had returned from conflict, and learned of the...

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    Giles Heron

    An appreciation of the little-known 'supreme gifts' of the painter Patrick Heron by his younger brother

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    Helen Little, Louise Cohen

    In a sad coincidence, a new display of Alan Davie's work opened this week at Tate Britain just days after the artist's death at the age of 93....

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    Helen Little

    Alan Davie’s activity as a painter is often described as resembling shamanistic artists of remote times engaged in conjuring up visions linked to...

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    Matthew Imms

    New research has solved the mystery about J.M.W. Turner's watercolour sketches, which were previously thought to show the notorious fire of 1834 at...

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    Caroline Corbeau-Parsons

    Forgotten Faces comprises seventeen portraits or figure paintings and three sculptures ranging between 1896 – a year before the foundation of the...

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    The acclaimed poet Christopher Reid reflects on The Garden Enclosed 1924, currently on display at Tate Britain, which may have been influenced by...

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    Ruth Kenny

    Introduction In 1628, Edward Norgate, a musician and courtier to Charles I, included a short discussion of pastel painting towards the end of...

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    Bice Curiger

    A Swiss-style chalet made from bread; an excavated gallery floor; life-like wax figures that double as candles… Urs Fischer’s irreverent and...