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Art: Gerhard Richter Seascapes

Basically, painting is idiocy,” the German artist Gerhard Richter once said. In a poll by Vanity Fair to find the greatest living painter, Richter came first – not bad for an idiot. Read more…

Art: Inspired by Nature

The National Trust continues to expand its programme of interactive events which this summer includes a major exhibition at Standen House in West Sussex devoted to the work of William Morris. Read more…

Art: Lee Krasner, Living Colour

What could a woman determined to pursue her own artistic career but married to Jack ‘the Dripper’ Pollock expect? Read more…

Art: Art promenades in the Chianti Region

Three years ago, a group of regional councils in Italy created an art trail following in the footsteps of the Renaissance master Piero della Francesca. Read more…

Art: Ibrahim El-Salah Pain Relief

The Saatchi Gallery for contemporary art, opened by Charles Saatchi in 1985 to exhibit his private collection and now based in Chelsea has become a charity and will show art outside his holdings in future. Read more…

Art: Fra Angelico and the Rise of the Florentine Renaissance

Devoted to just 10 years, from 1420 to 1430, the new exhibition at the Prado might deter the new breed of museum-goers keener on immersive experiences than didacticism. Read more…

Art: Van Gogh and Britain

Andrea Marechal Watson highlights exhibitions being held in London, West Sussex, Bilbao and Madrid
and looks into a combined art and wine walking tour in the Chianti region of Italy Read more…

Art: Dates for your diary this summer July – August

Upcoming Art Exhibitions July – August

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Art: Young Wellington in India

It is arguably one of the most famous addresses in the world: Number One London, or Apsley House, was home to the Duke of Wellington and is still inhabited by the current Duke. Read more…

Art: Eliot Hodgkin Rediscovered

A cousin to the well-known British abstract painter Howard Hodgkin, the work of Eliot Hodgkin is little known outside a small coterie of collectors. Read more…