Brigid von Preussen is a Junior Research Fellow at Christ Church, Oxford.

Smooth operator – the seductive sculptures of Antonio Canova

The sculptor was regarded as too sensual by classicists and too cold by Romantics, but a more superficial look at his work suggests what he was really up to

28 Mar 2023
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

The lasting legacy of Thomas Chippendale

Three hundred years after the cabinet-maker’s birth, his name is still a byword for excellence

25 Aug 2018