Francesca Wade is the author of ‘Square Haunting: Five Women, Freedom and London Between the Wars’ (Faber). She is working on a book about Gertrude Stein.
Clive Bell is now best known as Vanessa’s husband – but a new biography replenishes his role in promoting modernism in Britain
It is 150 years since women first arrived at Cambridge – and the fight for equality has taken almost as long
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The museum has agreed to give back two plaques in its collection that were taken illegally from Nigeria after 1960. Why now?
With the government waging its ‘culture war’, the independence of national museums is at stake, write Chris Smith and Margot Finn
The Syrian-born, US-based artist talks to Gabrielle Schwarz about his sculptural dioramas of cities ravaged by war – and offers a message of hope for the future