The flamboyant painters who made a spectacle of themselves
Nicola Suthor’s study of the self-confident style known as ‘bravura’ is something of a virtuoso affair
A mystery in miniature – Isaac Oliver, the Virginia colonists and The Tempest
The subject of a well-known miniature by Isaac Oliver has long been a mystery, but could the painting’s motto offer a clue to its sitter’s identity?
Learned behaviour – the successful career of Sofonisba Anguissola
Should we see the painter as a Renaissance feminist or as a product of her upbringing?
‘She changed how we encounter sculpture’ – remembering Phyllida Barlow (1944–2023)