Maggie Gray is a writer, editor and art historian based in London.

The Week’s Muse: 7 February

Previews from the new February issue: Is the golden age of art schools over? What can be done to protect cultural property in war zones? Does art still have a sense of mystery?

7 Feb 2015

The Week’s Muse: 31 January

From biplanes to drones, we look at the impact of the aerial viewpoint on modern and contemporary art. Plus, our round-up of this month’s major acquisitions

31 Jan 2015

New Horizons: British art and flight

The advent of modern aviation had a decisive influence on the art of British modernists

26 Jan 2015

The Week’s Muse: 24 January

BRAFA opens in Brussels; Theaster Gates wins the Artes Mundi Prize; art and craft at the NGCA

24 Jan 2015

The Week’s Muse: 17 January

Rethinking artists’ copyright; an update from Amphipolis; and Limerick’s year of controversy and culture

17 Jan 2015

12 Days: Highlights of 2015

From Cornelia Parker’s meteorite-laden fireworks, to Peter Lanyon’s gliding paintings, British artists are commanding attention this year

28 Dec 2014

The Week’s Muse: 13 December

Attention-seeking museums; Moholy-Nagy’s pioneering multi-sensory art; the Cooper Hewitt; and photography in the Rijksmuseum

13 Dec 2014

The Week’s Muse: 6 December

The Apollo Award Winners 2014; Jeremy Deller discusses Warhol and William Morris; and the rise (and fall?) of Italian post-war art in London

6 Dec 2014

The Week’s Muse: 29 November

We’ll soon be announcing the winners of the Apollo Awards 2014…

29 Nov 2014

A Gallery of Mysteries: Phoenix Art Museum’s unidentified artists

Nobody knows who did them, but why should that stop us appreciating these works?

25 Nov 2014

The Week’s Muse: 22 November

The Apollo Awards; Scandinavian art in London; and the mixed fortunes of New Contemporaries

22 Nov 2014

Peder Balke’s Arctic landscapes in the National Gallery

A little known 19th-century Norwegian painter is being touted as a ‘forerunner of modernism’

18 Nov 2014

‘Another Life, Another World’: Paul Nash’s watercolours

Piano Nobile’s show introduces the ‘war artist’s peacetime work

17 Nov 2014

The Week’s Muse: 15 November

A round-up of news and comment: First World War cartoons; a $500 million gift to LACMA; and the difficulty with digital art

15 Nov 2014

The Week’s Muse: 8 November

Was the Musée Picasso worth the wait? Is the Turner Prize showing its age? News and comment from the Muse Room

8 Nov 2014

The Week’s Muse: 1 November

The display of art in Asia; photojournalism from Chechnya; and historic rings in New York

1 Nov 2014
Timothy Spall as J.M.W. Turner in Mike Leigh's biopic of the artist, 'Mr. Turner' (2014), Courtesy Entertainment One

The Week’s Muse: 25 October

Artists on film; Spanish art in Durham; contemporary art in Paris; and auctions online

25 Oct 2014

Looking for meaning: a conversation with Jonas Burgert

To me, Burgert’s paintings are packed with art-historical allusions. But if the artist meant them to sneak in, he won’t admit it

24 Oct 2014

The Week’s Muse: 18 October

From the frenetic pace of Frieze London, to an artwork that won’t be ready for 100 years

18 Oct 2014

Review: Nevinson’s prints at Osborne Samuel, London

Nevinson is best known for his war art, but took his work in surprising directions after 1918

16 Oct 2014

The Week’s Muse: 11 October

Gavin Turk on Duchamp’s legacy; William Morris the anarchist; and Peckham’s hidden galleries

11 Oct 2014

Gallery: Jewellery at mima

The Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art’s impressive jewellery collection is now on show in a dedicated new gallery

10 Oct 2014

Gallery: ‘State of the Art’ at Crystal Bridges

There are millions of artists in the USA. How do you seek out the interesting ones?

8 Oct 2014

Art in unusual places: the Art Licks Weekend

A quick tour of Peckham’s hidden galleries…

6 Oct 2014