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The image by an unknown artist is drawn from the Vatican Library

What Goya really thought of the Church

The Spanish artist, subject of a major exhibition at the National Gallery, both celebrated and satirised Catholicism. Was he the most hypocritical artist who ever lived?

Bridget Riley’s work takes inspiration from Georges Seurat, but she’s no match for the Post-Impressionist genius

Patrum is a social network for art that gives incredible access to the Vatican’s collection

Irish sculptor Dony MacManus unveiled his work in progress artwork in Dublin this week

An exhibition in Rome highlights Baroque art’s ability to highlight the dramatic potential of capturing the moment

It can be hard to see what the fuss about Eileen Cooper is all about

A book on Johannes Vermeer and Antoni van Leeuwenhoekr is a reminder of a time when theology, arts and science went hand in hand

A retrospective of Mac Conner’s illustrations showcases his visionary talent

Sargent, thankfully, is being taken seriously for the first time in 70 years