Frances Spalding

Why The Most Civilised Of Men Felt Like A Fraud

James Stourton's biography of Kenneth Clark offers insights into a life riddled with paradox

Paul Nash: A Very British Modernist

A major exhibition at Tate Britain offers a welcome opportunity to take in a broad view of an artist who reinvigorated art

Legacy of a Sir-Realist

The surrealist Sir Roland Penrose, who married Lee Miller, befriended Picasso, and co-founded the ICA

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"