Rowland Bagnall’s first book of poems, ‘A Few Interiors’, is published by Carcanet.

The British colourist who passed down the lessons of Matisse

Matthew Smith’s striking use of colour, learnt from the Post-Impressionists, left a mark on the British artists who succeeded him

6 Jun 2024
Presence and Absence Marina Abramovic

Marina Abramovic goes missing in Oxford

The performance artist is absent from her latest show, instead getting visitors to do the work through wellness-style meditations. Is it worth the effort?

27 Sep 2022
Head of the Undersecretary (detail; 2000), Ibrahim El-Salahi.

The calligraphic lines of Ibrahim El-Salahi

The Sudanese artist’s singular vision is equally inspired by African and European culture

8 May 2018