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Bust of Young Woman, (detail), 1887, marble by Aristide Fontana (b.c.1834), photo credit: Guildhall Museum, Rochester


Russell Tovey with a Paul Mogensen piece at Karma, photo credit: Russell Tovey (source: Instagram @touchtone7 via @russelltovey)

Russell Tovey with a Paul Mogensen piece at Karma

Art Matters podcast: talking art with Russell Tovey

The actor (and self-proclaimed art geek) chats with Ferren Gipson about his superb British art collection.

© the copyright holder, photo credit: Erewash Borough Council


In praise of trees: a look at arboreal art

Anita Sethi explores the ways in which trees have inspired artists – from Marianne North to Bernard Meninsky.


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Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun: from Rococo to Revolution

The French portraitist was a huge success in her lifetime.

© ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2019, photo credit: Bridgeman Images


Notre Dame cathedral: inspiring artists for centuries

We reflect on the history of the much-loved historical landmark.

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    Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890)

  • Notre Dame, Paris

    © Estate of Leonard R Squirrell RWS RE. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2019. Photo credit: Colchester and Ipswich Museums Service: Ipswich Borough Council Collection


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    Photo credit: Southwark Art Collection

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    Paul Nash (1889–1946)

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