British art

Why has British art had such a fascination with fire?

15 June 2019 9:00 am

‘Playing God is indeed playing with fire,’ observed Ronald Dworkin. ‘But that is what we mortals have done since Prometheus,…

The first great English artist – the life and art of Nicholas Hilliard

23 February 2019 9:00 am

When Henry VIII died in 1547, he left a religiously divided country to a young iconoclast who erased a large…

The pop artist whose transgressions went too far – for the PC art world

1 November 2014 9:00 am

Allen Jones (born 1937) has been demonised. In 1969 he made a group of three sculptures of scantily-clad female figures.…