28 June 2018

Frida Kahlo: art trumps identity

She may be an icon – but it’s time to recognise her as a great artist, too.

4 May 2018

Amrita Sher-Gil: unseen brilliance

The Hungarian-Indian painter is rightly hailed, yet few outside India have seen her work.

30 April 2018

Poster politics, from Hope to Nope

A new exhibition captures the political imagination of our era.

22 March 2018

Hate-speech laws help only the powerful

They’re the latest means through which the elite asserts its authority.

29 December 2017

Superheroes vs identity politics

This year, Marvel Comics played to the identitarian gallery – and alienated their readers.

2 October 2017

Basquiat versus Banksy

One was an artist, the other just a talented graphic designer.

25 September 2017

Trouble at the Tate

It’s too big, obsessed with identity politics and run by cultural relativists.

1 September 2017

The artist who vanished

Bas Jan Ader’s disappearance at sea cemented the legend of this most self-negating of artists.

21 August 2017

The liquidation of history

Why we should oppose the destruction of Confederate statues.

28 July 2017

Inside Hemingway’s head

A new book explores the effect chronic alcoholism and head trauma had on the writer’s late work.