John-Paul Stonard is a freelance writer and art historian

Hartwig Fischer in 2015. Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

How Hartwig Fischer plans to transform the British Museum

The museum has a glittering reputation, but ensuring its future success will require bold thinking and a significant overhaul

13 Sep 2017
A.R. Penck © The Flying Studios International, Heinz-Günter Mebusch

A tribute to A.R. Penck

The artist’s relentless and bloody-minded pursuit of freedom, in art as in life, was a lesson to us all

15 May 2017