Slow painters, who only finish a few works each year, may be less visible in the art world, but their work is no less valuable
Artists have long turned to their children as subjects for their art but with each generation, such work is met with new objections
The Japanese fashion designer revolutionised womenswear by creating comfortable clothes appreciated for their androgynous elegance and ease
Artists have long found beauty in the mundane, but choosing to represent everyday subject matter is a privilege that requires the luxury of time
Artists have long embraced playful behaviour – not just as a form of creative release, but also as a way of dealing with conflict and taboo
There is no great tradition of male nudes by women artists, but this underlines an asymmetry of power rather than a lack of female desire
Lengthy exhibition texts, catalogues and essays are everywhere nowadays – but do they help us to see the art for what it really is?