Michael Prodger

Michael Prodger

William Eggleston is the godfather of colour art photography and a master of everyday America

Family and friends matter to David Hockney, while George Stubbs was fascinated by the animal kingdom

Van Dyck, Reynolds and Degas had more than talent in common: they also collected other painters’ work

From the birth of photography, its practitioners and artists fed off each other to find new ways of seeing

Conceptualism was briefly a vital response to commercialism in modern art. Then it ran out of ideas

Two new shows rescue the pioneer of Renaissance classicism and the Pre-Raphaelite hero from cliché

Monet was the first among many artists of his era who combined horticulture and painting

A Tate exhibition successfully argues that the empire transformed British art as much as British trade    

Alexander Calder’s mobiles display both a musical stateliness and a satisfying sense of equlibrium    

A Tate retrospective of Frank Auerbach’s work reveals a man doggedly committed to his art