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National Gallery
January 18, 2021
Honest depictions of misdeeds and their repercussions happen so rarely, but the National Gallery got it right, says Melanie McDonagh
December 13, 2017
The painting, hanging in the National Gallery, has lost its true setting
November 24, 2017
Works like the Wilton Diptych would be incomprehensible to someone who knew nothing of the faith
November 23, 2017
The National Gallery director on religious art, family singalongs, and the Marian painting that survived the Puritans
July 01, 2016
The statue is coming to the National Gallery next year – it is a chance to correct a misperception about the Church
October 22, 2015
The Spanish artist, subject of a major exhibition at the National Gallery, both celebrated and satirised Catholicism. Was he the most hypocritical artist who ever lived?
March 19, 2015
The National Gallery's new show presents the Impressionists as bold heirs of Delacroix and Courbet
January 12, 2015
The attack on Charlie Hebdo was iconoclastic in the traditional sense - an attack on makers of images