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?
The National Gallery’s new show presents the Impressionists as bold heirs of Delacroix and Courbet
Frederick Wiseman’s new film about the National Gallery is reassuringly serious
Being lonely in London is a rare thrill. Even the most famous places you can sometimes have to yourself
Mary was a popular queen from whom Elizabeth I learned much
The National’s exhibition of Viennese portraits offers a coherent narrative and striking cultural perspectives
The richness of their theology is lost on the curators, though
Hamilton’s depiction of the Annunciation at the National Gallery tampers with traditional Christian iconography.
The National Gallery’s unique assembly of masterpieces may never be seen again