Behind the scenes: fashion and photography in Oxford
"A group as sartorially orientated as one named ‘The Oxford Fashion Society’ inevitably attracts those who care about what they wear. Fastidiously dressed, upright, serious-faced characters come in and sit down quickly. Tote bags are removed from shoulders. Sauntering in alongside, generally attired with less panache, are members of the photography society."
Titian behind closed doors: the ethics of an erotic gaze.
“Anybody who loves painting loves Titian.” With these bold words and the familiar, if rather flat, echo of Einaudi’s piano, the BBC streamed, digital...
Review: Matisse Devenir
Tucked away in the France’s Département Nord, the Musée Matisse might seem rather at odds with its provincial surroundings.
The walls that stare – what college portraits tell us about Oxford
They say a picture paints a thousand words. So what do the thousands of portraits hanging around Oxford colleges tell us about the University, and the...
Rusbridger fails in bid to keep painting of murdered model at LMH
The LMH principal only managed to raise £80 of the £6500 it sold for at auction today
The strange death of Constable’s rural idyll
Daniel Villar explores how the English countryside has changed since John Constable painted The Cornfield
Walking the pilgrim’s way
Looking back at his exhibition 'We will meet', Alvin Ong tells Sophie Jordan of his walks along the thin line between memory and fiction
Home is where the art is—Doug Eaton and The Forest of Dean
Ewan Davis finds Doug Eaton’s unlikely colour palettes faithful to the landscape of the Forest of Dean
Nativity in art: El Greco, La Tour and Spitzweg
Ewan Davis explores the depiction of the Nativity in 16th, 17th and 19th century art