Art

A revival in figurative art and the changing face of portraiture

Privileged images: the photography of Jacques Henri Lartigue

How Jan van Eyck changed the trajectory of Western art

Based on the impulse to look at everything afresh, Modernist photography could not help but deliver a jumble of perspectives, on both sides of the Atlantic

‘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’

An iconic American art form is in crisis thanks to new writers pushing politically-correct storylines

Female artists are at last getting their fair share of exhibitions, but the market is failing to catch up

Inconsequential and vacuous, Cathy Wilkes is the perfect representative for Britain at the Venice Biennale

The forthcoming sale of a purported Caravaggio is set to exceed £100m, but its provenance is far from clear