Extensive refurbishment has allowed the museum to rethink how its historic building and collection are presented
Freed from the limitations of his studio, Sargent’s sketches speak of the carefree existence of a gentleman of leisure
The artist has fallen so far out of critical fashion that his merits are often completely overlooked
By revitalising London’s NPG, the ambitious director is hoping to make it a ‘truly national gallery for all’
The Holburne Museum reminds us that this entire family is worth celebrating – not just Pieter Bruegel the Elder
The British watercolour tradition did not end with the death of Turner
How do you maintain a museum’s experimental spirit, while putting the permanent collection centre-stage?
Turner Contemporary reveals how both artists explore man’s struggle in the face of much bigger forces
‘A major part of the appeal of his landscapes was that they were out of reach of the nouveau riche’
Oddities and masterpieces abound in Spain’s first exhibition devoted to the French artist
Towne’s watercolours aren’t as ground-breaking as they were once made out to be, but they are definitely good enough to merit a revival
What took them so long?
It will surely be a critical and popular success, but there’s something unashamedly conservative about the staging of this show
Can a small museum in a Suffolk market town become a major centre for the study of the artist’s work?
Painters struggled deal with the bloody reality of the battlefield
New director will need to boost visitor numbers and restore morale
Is this remarkable house Cambridge’s best kept secret?
The private apartments have reopened, but where is all the art?
Female artists are well represented in this show; a deliberate strategy that prompts a more critical questioning of the genre
We’re fond of the Brueghels because they are rooted in their own time; so it’s odd that this ‘conversation’ works
If you thought that you knew John Constable’s art, you are going to be in for something of a surprise
It is not painting that is set free here, but the painter, liberated from the often questionable roles into which he has been conscripted in the name of British art
A new display of art from Captain Cook’s voyages is compelling, but doesn’t quite tell the whole story