Drawing Board

The first exhibition for thirty years on Roderic O’Conor, Ireland’s post-impressionist

There is, or should be, no question about his being great. But there are also so many things about Delacroix’s art that today seem off-putting, even repulsive.

The magnificent exhibition of Mary Cassatt’s work currently on show in Paris demonstrates her clearly feminine sensibility and staggering skill

For much of his life, Auguste Rodin suffered from an undiagnosed complaint: an ailment the Germans call Ruinenlust

Why is the BBC’s Civilisations such a mess?

Emil Nolde is a curious and paradoxical artist: a supporter of the Nazis, who in turn proscribed his pictures as “degenerate art”

From martinet to martyr at the Royal Academy’s show examining the art collection of Charles I

Photographing a city of buskers

The German artist Käthe Kollwitz suffered darkness and depression but emerges from a show at the Ikon Gallery as an indomitable survivor

There was much more to the life and work of Tove Jansson than her signature creations, the Moomins