From London to St Ives: Interview with Sam Thorne

Sam Thorne joined Tate St Ives as its artistic director in March: we spoke to him about Cornwall and curating

24 Jun 2014

Review: ‘The Craze for Pastel’ at Tate Britain

Quick to use and extremely versatile, pastels were very popular in 18th-century Britain. Are we seeing a revival?

9 Apr 2014

Flowers in the Fitzwilliam Museum

If you happen to pass the Shiba Gallery, a glance into the display room might reveal a species of painting with which you’re unfamiliar

3 Feb 2014

Fragile Histories

Edmund de Waal creates an atmosphere of meditation at the Fitzwilliam Museum with the display ‘On White: Porcelain Stories’

6 Dec 2013

Best is Yet to Come

The Hamburger Bahnhof looks at 20th-century attitudes to the future, but didn’t foresee some of the problems of its chosen approach

6 Oct 2013

Propped Up Portraits

Carefully staged celebrity portraits by Jonathan Yeo and Michael Peto are on display at the National Portrait Gallery

29 Sep 2013


He may be more famous for his sculptural work, but Richard Serra’s etchings at the Alan Cristea Gallery carry their own weight.

13 Sep 2013