British Art

These ongoing protests so far consist of the same general series of actions. Members of the group Just Stop Oil glue their hands to the frame of a famous painting and speak to crowds about their…
During his career, Fenton achieved many things including the founding of the Royal Photographic Society. Yet, his worldwide fame and recognition as the first war photoreporter comes from the images…
In 2002, two titans of British art came together in a private exchange between artist and sitter. After more than a hundred hours, the result was one of the most masterful peer-to-peer portraits ever…
A five-minute slow-looking exercise to enjoy the details of Joseph Mallord William Turner's 'Rain, Steam and Speed'.
As a highlight of its 150th anniversary celebration, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art this month unveiled the results of a $22 million renovation of the 10 rooms that make up the Galleries for…
'Nameless and Friendless' was painted in 1857 by Emily Mary Osborn. It captures a single woman trying, and failing, to earn a living as an artist in Victorian England.
See how a plaster cast copy of Adriaen de Vries’ Seated Girl is brought to life. Requiring the creation of multiple parts which fit together like a jigsaw puzzle, the moulding process contains many…
Gainsborough’s Family Album is organized by the National Portrait Gallery, London, in association with the Princeton University Art Museum. Tracing the full arc of Gainsborough’s career through…