Drawing Board

The writing on the walls

“With Brexit, Covid and the climate crisis, posters have suddenly returned to our streets as public markers of motivation and despair”

Focusing on the female gaze

The pioneering women who, over more than 150 years, embraced photography — a medium for free-spirited women who wanted to chart their own course

The crowds and the emptiness

"In the towns and cities of northern Italy the streets have a heavy impasto of history, a composition in which everyone lives. The landscape is layered with reinvention"

A breath of fresh paint

A revival in figurative art and the changing face of portraiture

A boy’s own adventure

Privileged images: the photography of Jacques Henri Lartigue

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

Magnum Photos: Sharp shadows

70 years of bravery, frailty, comedy and tragedy, immortalised on streets, railways, beaches and harbours

Emma Sergeant: Studies in untruth

Revealing how portraiture scares subjects who would prefer to be photo-shopped

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"