Jonathan McAloon has written for the Spectator, the New Statesman, the TLS and the London magazine. He tweets at @jonniemcaloon

The Missing Mona Lisa

Has Andrew Graham-Dixon uncovered the secrets of art history’s most enigmatic woman?

10 Dec 2015

‘Is Pottery Better than Sex?’ The Great Pottery Throw Down Begins

The BBC is sexing up ceramics in Stoke-On-Trent

4 Nov 2015

Powerful Storytelling: ‘The Face of Britain by Simon Schama’ on BBC2 Reviewed

Schama’s delivery saves the first episode from homely tackiness

1 Oct 2015

Bringing back ‘The Bolt’: designs for Shostakovich’s ballet on show at GRAD

Shostakovich’s 1931 ballet was pulled from Russian theatres after just one performance; now, a show in London tried to bring it back

7 Jan 2015

Art, or Play? Breaker’s Yard at Sutton House

Daniel Lobb’s installation for children is a nice idea, but what’s it actually for? And can you eat it?

11 Sep 2014

Review: ‘Veronese’ at the National Gallery, London

The really magnificent thing about Veronese is his eye for incidental detail

28 Apr 2014

What should replace the Church of Francesco Vezzoli at MoMA PS1?

Francesco Vezzoli’s plans to rebuild a 19th-century Calabrese church at New York’s MoMA PS1 have been abandoned

5 Apr 2014

Packing Up: MoMA’s plans for the Folk Museum’s façade

Looking at the two museums side by side – which one do you think looks more radical?

14 Feb 2014

Lost Gold

The exhibits at ‘Beyond El Dorado’ are compelling not only for the myths associated with them, but for their idiosyncratic human appeal

14 Nov 2013

So Much Munch

The Munch Museum and National Museum in Oslo recently joined forces to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Munch’s birth

22 Oct 2013