Locke’s stunning, sensuous spectacle of pattern and color, just like the grand tradition of Caribbean carnivals, hints at sinister elements that undergird the whole endeavor.
Parker’s stories bring so many of her works alive, give them meaning, and make us warm to her and to them. Is that a problem?
By the end of Life Between Islands, the island that is centered in this exhibition is Britain, and “the Caribbean” remains a loose, ill-defined, hazy backdrop
Why assemble the most significant grouping of Hogarths from far and wide without indicating why calling out the faults in historical artworks is important to our understanding of our world today?
Critics have long called for the mural, which depicts bound Black enslaved people, to be removed from the museum’s former restaurant.
Hogarth and his contemporaries agreed that human life was a stinking and dirty business once you had skimmed the froth off the top.
Rego’s women are always independent spirits, and they are often raging.
As the Turner Prize-nominated duo Cooking Sections forcefully reveals, it’s not just salmon that are changing color due to harmful agricultural techniques.
Looking at Yiadom-Boakye’s portraits is an act of slow discovery, the unveiling of a mystery.
A show at Tate Britain underscores Turner as the great recorder of elemental disorder and industrial pollution on the grand scale.
Unveiled just ahead of the holiday, Chila Kumari Singh Burman’s installation is sure to leave Londoners with a sense of warmth and light amid the gloomy winter months.
Although Beardsley was foremost a decorative illustrator, he depicted the physically monstrous and assorted polymorphous perversities.