Luke Uglow is a lecturer in 19th-century art at the University of York.

Book end? The National Art Library at the V&A, London, photographed in 2016.

For the future of scholarship, the National Art Library must be protected

The V&A says it’s protecting the jobs of librarians (for now), but the fate of the greatest art library in the UK remains uncertain

19 Mar 2021
Portrait of Senator Giovanni Morelli, 1886, Franz von Lenbach. Accademia Carrara, Bergamo

The Italian statesman who redefined Renaissance art

Giovanni Morelli was a complex character, as attentive to the state of the Italian nation as he was to its art

28 Jan 2021