The curators’ aim was ‘to marry the art with the profound changes happening in Britain’. So how well did they succeed?
Venus and Aphrodite By Bettany Hughes Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 241pp, £12.99/$17 Whether we know her as the Roman Venus or
I applaud the reasoning behind the National Gallery’s exhibition Leonardo: Experience a Masterpiece. People often spend just seconds in front
The Tutankhamun exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, near London’s Sloane Square, is on its third stop on a 10-country tour.
William Hogarth shone a bright light on the human condition in the mid 18th century. His social commentaries focused on
William Blake lies in Bunhill Fields cemetery in London, a couple of hundred yards away from the Catholic Herald’s office.
Buckingham Palace is both a home and an office for the monarch. But before Queen Victoria’s time it was an
Most people assume that the figure in Edvard Munch’s The Scream is screaming. It’s not. It’s reacting to an event:
Expressing Catholic beliefs on sexuality could become a hate crime, a Catholic spokesman in Scotland has warned. “In a climate
The “great and illustrious Ashurbanipal” is mentioned in the Bible, in Ezra 4:10 – and there was good reason for