Roisin Inglesby is a curator at the William Morris Gallery, London

Flinders Petrie Admiring a Find, the Ramesseum, Western Thebes (1895), Henry Wallis. Courtesy University College London Art Museum

Henry Wallis – the Pre-Raphaelite painter who fell out of fashion

The artist’s ‘The Death of Chatterton’ was one of the most popular paintings of the 19th century, but what else did he do?

18 Mar 2020
Demi-lune sideboard (c. 1902–05), Ernest Gimson. Marchmont House, Duns.

Practical magic – the Arts and Crafts designs of Ernest Gimson

A new biography shows how thoroughly the designer’s life and work were intertwined

14 Dec 2019
‘Papillon’ ring designed by G (Glenn Spiro).

Magpies, rejoice – the V&A has revamped its jewellery gallery

There’s something for everyone among the 3,500 pieces on display, spanning three millennia of European design

29 Apr 2019
Laus Veneris (1873–78), Edward Burne-Jones.

Understanding the enigma of Edward Burne-Jones

The Victorian artist’s otherworldly visions have long been misunderstood

17 Nov 2018
Fan tile panel (detail; 1872–1904), William De Morgan.

The dizzying mathematical designs of William De Morgan

The kaleidoscopic effects in the designer’s ceramics are largely down to his love of geometry

11 Oct 2018