St Catherine of Alexandria (c. 1491–94), Carlo Crivelli. National Gallery, London

Flies, flowers and trompe l’œil – the art of trickery

A small painting by Carlo Crivelli prompts reflection on artworks that set out to tease the viewer

12 Jun 2020
End Matter (2015), Katrina Palmer. A visitor listens as they are guided around the Isle of Portland.

The art of rocks, ruins and ruptured landscapes

John Ruskin, Paul Nash and a host of more recent artists have found geology a rich seam to mine

16 Feb 2019
Film still from txtferz (2018) by Elizabeth Price, installed at Morley Gallery (5–14 July).

Elizabeth Price’s gestures of protest

The artist’s new video piece, installed at the Morley Gallery, draws attention to the current crisis in UK higher education

9 Jul 2018
Correspondence O (still; 2017), Ilona Sagar

The archival experiments of Ilona Sagar

The artist’s film installation explores the history of a radical 1930s health centre and its south London home

30 Jan 2018