The Road of Dreams

Travelling was once a life-and-death decision, not just a leisurely impulse

Who’s in the artistic power seat?

Ella Hill discusses Tristram Hunt’s appointment at the V&A and the continuation of gender inequality in the UK’s major museums

Old&New: Pascal Pinaud, Granny’s modern rival

Yet another woolly jumper and a visit to the Maeght Foundation outside Nice push Sophie Jordan to consider the artist’s unexpected inspirations

Home is where the art is—Doug Eaton and The Forest of...

Ewan Davis finds Doug Eaton’s unlikely colour palettes faithful to the landscape of the Forest of Dean

Holiday snaps

Photos submitted by Jessica Voicu, Catrin Haberfield and Andrew Wood. Keep an eye out for the next competition!

On the look-out: Hilary 2017 in art

Cherwell Visuals brings you this term's calendar of top exhibitions and events not to miss

Holidays: Cherwell Visuals competition

Whether you spent the vac away or at home, send your holiday art to cherwellvisual@gmail.com for a chance to see it in print

Review: RA’s Abstract Expressionism

William Freeman is moved from scepticism to epiphany by this diverse exhibition

Windy colours

Emma Leech recalls her encounter with Henry the homeless artist and his unexpected colour palette

Nativity in art: El Greco, La Tour and Spitzweg

Ewan Davis explores the depiction of the Nativity in 16th, 17th and 19th century art

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Western coverage of India's overturning of Section 377 was at best uninformed and at worst insulting

The Art of Small Talk

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Is there any truth in the fictional portrayals of the University?