Alasdair Palmer

Alasdair Palmer

A Florence exhibition celebrates one of the most influential artists you’ve never heard of

There is, or should be, no question about his being great. But there are also so many things about Delacroix’s art that today seem off-putting, even repulsive.

The magnificent exhibition of Mary Cassatt’s work currently on show in Paris demonstrates her clearly feminine sensibility and staggering skill

An exhibition at the Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, raises the question of depicting violence

As Theresa May’s speechwriter, I admired her genuine, old-fashioned Conservatism. She wasn’t difficult; her aides were another matter

A new Rome exhibition reveals how Artemisia Gentileschi bravely reshaped her life and art

Exploring medieval Italian floor mosaics

Rembrandt Bugatti showed the very soul of his animal subjects

A remarkable Florentine exhibition has brought together many of the few surviving Hellenistic sculptures

Forgotten for hundreds of years, he transcended his time and place to become the most beloved artist of the Quattrocento