Phulkari (early 20th century), unknown maker. Bradford Museums and Galleries

Frayed histories – unravelling the stories behind seven women’s textile collections

An exhibition on the textile collections of women from the 19th century to the present day tells us as much about their own lives as about the objects themselves

13 Feb 2020
Nous deux (1972), Huguette Caland.

Curve sketching – the sensuous lines of Huguette Caland

Relationships between bodies – filial, friendly or romantic – are at the heart of the Lebanese artist’s paintings and drawings

20 Aug 2019
Krishna and Radha walking by the Jumna by moonlight having exchanged clothes (detail; c. 1820), Kangra. © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

Artists anonymous – what does it mean for a work’s maker to be unknown?

A group of objects by unknown artists from around the world and across the centuries makes for a catalogue of human ingenuity

24 Jul 2019

On the trail of Maria Lai in Sardinia

The folklore and customs of her island home provided rich material for the artist to spin her own yarns

29 May 2019