Cindy Polemis

A breath of fresh paint

A revival in figurative art and the changing face of portraiture

A maestro of detail long before Leonardo

How Jan van Eyck changed the trajectory of Western art

Feast and Fast: The art of food in Europe

A remarkable and delectable exhibition at the Fitzwilliam

Golden years: Pieter de Hooch in Delft

The Delft thunderclap opened new visions, especially for Pieter de Hooch

William Blake: Method and madness

'The intimacy draws us into Blake’s world; his other-worldly figures begin to make sense in our world and its division, hypocrisy, faithlessness and faithfulness. He plumbs our depths, the worst and the best'

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"