Category - artist

  • June 7, 2011

    An acclaimed exhibit ending a four-month run in New York City has given art lovers the chance to explore a single theme, Christ as the Man of Sorrows, and the Venetian artistic tradition that gave it full flowering.

  • April 2, 2011

    A multi-millionaire has bought a series of 17th century religious paintings from the Church of England for £15 million and then given them back to the nation.

  • January 27, 2010

    The Real Van Gogh: the Artist and his Letters exhibition at the Royal Academy features some 65 paintings, 40 drawings and letters, says Jo Siedlecka. It also offers a wealth of new insights into the life of this great artist.

  • June 21, 2009

    A cruciform tree, a radiating Cain eyed by a simmering Abel, and a doveish floating vision: these are just a few of the images you will see as part of the vital but little-known Methodist Art Collection, says Simon Barrow.

  • March 16, 2009

    In a recent lecture given at the Royal Academy of Arts, reports Simon Barrow, the Archbishop of Canterbury explored aspects of how icons are examples of the way in which in which divine energy is present in material reality.

  • March 10, 2009

    An art thief has broken into a church and stolen a precious 450-year-old painting called "Let the little children come to me" by the revered 16th century German artist Lucas Cranach (1472-1533).

  • August 1, 2007

    The renowned war artist John Keane has produced a series of eleven new paintings for a challenging new exhibition, Children in Conflict, which is due to open at Wolverhampton Art Gallery on 24 November 2007.