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The painting, hanging in the National Gallery, has lost its true setting

Works like the Wilton Diptych would be incomprehensible to someone who knew nothing of the faith

The National Gallery director on religious art, family singalongs, and the Marian painting that survived the Puritans

The statue is coming to the National Gallery next year – it is a chance to correct a misperception about the Church

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?

The National Gallery’s new show presents the Impressionists as bold heirs of Delacroix and Courbet

The attack on Charlie Hebdo was iconoclastic in the traditional sense – an attack on makers of images

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