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Oxford scholar questions £335m painting’s Da Vinci attribution

Wolfson fellow Matthew Landrus says only 5-20% of the 'Salvator Mundi' is Da Vinci's work, after a recording breaking sale at Christie’s auction house

Review- V&A’s Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up

An exhibition that tells a personal story of heritage, politics, heartbreak and pain.

Civilisations Review: Repeating the same mistakes

Simon Schama, Mary Beard, and David Olusoga; the terrible trio chosen to update the BBC relic Civilisations have fallen foul of all the usual potholes. Tasked with modernisation they haven't quite pulled it off. 

Bodleian to exhibit unpublished JRR Tolkien artworks

The three works, which have never before been viewed by the public, date back to Tolkien’s early years in Oxford

Fighting art with art in Bolzano

In Oxford we argue over the future of the Rhodes statue, but in Italy they have found a new solution

Oxford International Art Fair Review – Open to all

Oxford international arts fair offers a accessible approach to curation for better or worse

‘Artivism’ review – avoidance and awkward silence

The first half had the art but the second lacked the activism.

The changing face of the Virgin

Chris Ofili's new depiction of the Virgin Mary is shocking and enticing in equal measure

The Scythians British Museum review – ‘a vivid and intriguing exhibition’

A vivid depiction of an ancient culture excites at the British Museum

Making bad art

Oxford art students discover making bad portraits isn't as easy as it looks.