William Hogarth

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Rich, red and rare: Hogarth’s lady back home after 100 years
The portrait of heiress Mary Edwards, thought to be the Georgian era’s wealthiest woman, is due back in the city in a new Tate show

Vanessa Thorpe

05, Sep, 2021 @8:15 AM

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A dance with Rothko plus Gilbert and George explore Covid chaos – the week in art
Mark Rothko’s chapel turns 50, the British Museum examines the male and female lives of the Chevalier d’Éon and Britain’s favourite odd-couple artists capture the new normal

Jonathan Jones

26, Feb, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Which children's author was inspired by this painting? The great British art quiz
The Foundling Museum in London set today’s quiz. Like the rest of the UK’s arts institutions, it’s currently closed – but you can explore its collection here while answering some tricky questions

05, May, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Top 20 art exhibitions of 2019
Egypt’s golden boy and Bridget Riley’s dazzling arcs of colour join a towering indictment of empire – this year’s stunning art shows hit like a bomb

Adrian Searle and Jonathan Jones

15, Dec, 2019 @3:00 PM

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Hogarth: Place and Progress review – a heartbreaking epic of London squalor
From corrupted country girls and rough sleepers to sleazy judges and drunken toffs, no one has captured London’s dark underbelly better than Hogarth

Jonathan Jones

09, Oct, 2019 @8:49 AM

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Hogarth and The Art of Noise review – London's whistles and wails, drums and dogs
This invigorating exhibition shows how the artist’s appetite for life bursts off the canvas and makes you see, hear and smell his time

Jonathan Jones

23, May, 2019 @11:09 AM

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Gin, syphilis, lunacy: Hogarth’s grotesques united in new show
The paintings of the 18th century social critic are to be brought together for the first time

Dalya Alberge

02, Mar, 2019 @3:00 PM

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William Hogarth’s The Enraged Musician: gritty glory
The English painter and satirist depicts a vision of vibrant cacophony that resonates more than two centuries later in the Brexit era

Skye Sherwin

04, Jan, 2019 @9:59 AM

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Hogarth's Progress review – dazzling double bill charts artist's path to woe
Keith Allen excels as the embittered old painter in the second of Nick Dear’s two plays following the life of William Hogarth

Michael Billington

30, Sep, 2018 @9:52 AM

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Pollock storms into London and Banksy dials up the dissent – the week in art
Joe Tilson invades Venice, Helsinki unveils a subterranean culture hub and the prestige art scene finds no takers for Nigel Farage – all in our weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

31, Aug, 2018 @2:55 PM

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Rembrandt stuns Edinburgh and Tacita Dean hits the festival – the week in art
Tracey Emin raids the memory bank, Sabine Weiss kids around and two greats stage a showdown – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

06, Jul, 2018 @11:05 AM

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Homelessness: no laughing matter for Hogarth – nor for us
Centuries after William Hogarth created probably the first image of homelessness in British art in 1736’s Four Times of Day, the image of people sleeping rough is one that is still all too depressingly familiar

Jonathan Jones

30, Dec, 2016 @10:00 AM

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