Jon Day Lives in London. He writes for the London Review of Books, N+1, the New Statesman, the Telegraph and others.

Das Paar (The Couple) (1956), Méret Oppenheim. Private collection

Meret Oppenheim – an outsider interested in the outsides of things

Swiss artist Meret Oppenheim’s objects – she referred to them as ‘things’ – are still deeply unsettling, drawing you into their worlds and their logic

27 Mar 2017

Richard Long: The Last Amateur

Nearly 50 years ago, Richard Long transformed a simple walk into a radical act. The artist talks to Apollo about mud and mark-making, his new prints, and why he can’t stop walking

18 Mar 2015

Review: ‘Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision’ at the National Portrait Gallery

Frances Spalding’s expertly curated exhibition places Woolf at the still centre of the Bloomsbury group

25 Jul 2014

Review: ‘Gerardo Dottori: The Futurist View’ at the Estorick Collection

Even in his aeropainting phase Dottori was committed to the pastoral

15 Jul 2014

Flesh over Bone

Francis Bacon wins the latest bout between artistic heavyweights, against Henry Moore at the Ashmolean

17 Sep 2013

Review: Curiouser and Curiouser

Unexpected connections abound in Brian Dillon’s eclectic cabinet of curiosities

2 Sep 2013