Drawing

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A new start after 60: I returned to my childhood home – and rediscovered a lost passion
After winning a Bafta for his film work, Mark Frith felt the only way was down. Then he began to draw again, spending two months sketching a tree he had once played in. It was the start of a whole new career

Paula Cocozza

23, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘Home is where the snooze is’: a sleepy sketch drawn from a mother’s love
In our series on artworks in Australian homes, Deborah Mills shows us her treasured sketch of daughter Katherine, a ‘prodigious napper’

Doosie Morris

14, Jan, 2023 @7:00 PM

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‘She conducted her life like it mattered’: the bold drawings of Rebecca Horn
An expansive new exhibition pulls together the wild and daring work of an artist who overcame Nazi Germany and a range of maladies to become a one-of-a-kind talent

Lauren Mechling in New York

12, Jan, 2023 @6:35 AM

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From a skip to the Saatchi: the dazzling outsider artist we almost lost
A neighbour’s vigilance saved George Westren’s stunning works being binned by removal men. Now the remarkable story ends with a showpiece exhibit

Tim Jonze

06, Jan, 2023 @2:39 PM

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A moment that changed me: a teacher destroyed my artistic dreams. A breakdown revived them
I was a promising painter in my teens, but turned my back on a career as an artist. Now, after depression and anxiety, I am fulfilling my early ambitions

John-Paul Flintoff

04, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘Like hell’: Henry Moore drawings of coalminers’ wartime work on show
Scupltor and miner’s son was commissioned to spend a week making sketches of men in Yorkshire pit

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

16, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Making Modernism review – four female trailblazers up close and personal
Intimate and exquisite revelations from Paula Modersohn-Becker, Käthe Kollwitz, Gabriele Münter and Marianne Werefkin are constrained by gallery space

Laura Cumming

13, Nov, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Edward Hopper’s New York: exploring the artist’s relationship with the city
A new exhibition showcases more than 200 pictures from the ‘quintessential American realist’ that highlight a key connection between person and place

Veronica Esposito

25, Oct, 2022 @5:44 AM

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Fuseli and the Modern Woman review – a dark, perverse mindset laid bare
Absurdist updos, bulbous buttocks – the Swiss painter’s surrealist portrayals of women go into the weird recesses of the 18th-century gothic imagination

Jonathan Jones

14, Oct, 2022 @3:37 PM

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Frank Auerbach: how artist drew himself for Covid ‘plague years’ drawings
The renowned British artist found inspiration in his own features after the pandemic left him without sitters

Dalya Alberge

18, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Edward Lear: Moment to Moment review – paradise with a runcible spoon
The master of nonsense verse made his living as an artist – and these magical sketches from his travels are dreamlike delights

Jonathan Jones

09, Sep, 2022 @3:01 PM

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From Signal to Decay Volume 1 – review: An exhibition that sings to itself
Using ambient, dubby noise as well as drawings and video art, Mathison’s engrossing show ‘plays’ the echoing spaces of the gallery

Adrian Searle

16, Aug, 2022 @10:43 AM

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