Tim Adams is a writer and critic for The Observer

Shore thing – the artists who flourished on the New York waterfront

What did Agnes Martin, Ellsworth Kelly and Lenore Tawney have in common? They all lived cheek by jowl in a wharfside district of Manhattan

22 Jan 2024

The shuttered memories of Janet Malcolm

The attempts of the master journalist to focus on her own past are as intriguing and oblique as the rest of her work

28 Mar 2023
Two London Painters (Frank Auerbach and Sandra Fisher), (1979), R.B. Kitaj, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

R.B. Kitaj in his own words

The painter’s posthumously published memoir is a candid record of his obsessions

23 Jan 2018