Art

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The world in one park: Irina Rozovsky's best photograph
‘If you’re standing still on a New York street, you’re either lost or crazy. But on the shores of this lake, I saw real stillness for the first time’

Interview by Diane Smyth

24, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Philip Guston's daughter on his Klan paintings: 'They're about white culpability'
The postponement last year of an exhibition of the artist’s work led to a fraught debate over race and culture

Sean O’Hagan

21, Feb, 2021 @12:00 PM

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'We wanted people to see we exist': the photographer who recorded lesbian life in the 70s
She toured America photographing women like herself, at time when being out could cost you your job, home and family. As Eye to Eye, a book of her groundbreaking work is republished, Joan E Biren, known as JEB, recalls why the images were so vitally important

Charlotte Jansen

15, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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What’s in a surname? The female artists lost to history because they got married
A new biography of the painter Isabel Rawsthorne highlights how talented women have often missed out on the recognition they deserved

Vanessa Thorpe

13, Feb, 2021 @9:30 PM

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Francis Bacon: Revelations review – a landmark biography
From designing rugs in Paris to painting visions of human suffering … the origins of some of the 20th century’s most iconic artworks

Elizabeth Lowry

10, Feb, 2021 @12:00 PM

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The big picture: a different side to Glasgow's tenements
Scottish photographer Douglas Corrance’s shots from the 70s and 80s reject gritty images of poverty in favour of colour and character

Tim Adams

07, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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'I document America's strange beauty': the photography of My Name Is Earl's Jason Lee
He played a redemption-seeking redneck on TV, but lately the actor has found solace off-screen, travelling with his camera. He talks about slackers, the Mallrats sequel and breezing into one-horse towns

Lanre Bakare

01, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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'Now Togo is free!' – long lost photographs of newly liberated African nations
In the late 1950s, Todd Webb toured Africa – and captured a new spirit as the shackles of colonialism were cast off. Missing for decades, his extraordinary photographs are finally being published

Michael Segalov

19, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Francis Bacon: Revelations by Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan review – a captivating triumph
This magnificent biography gets to the heart of Bacon as an artist and a man

Rachel Cooke

17, Jan, 2021 @7:00 AM

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David Larkin obituary
Other lives: Art director in the book publishing trade who was committed to nurturing new talent

Colin Larkin

03, Jan, 2021 @3:48 PM

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Spirit of Place by Susan Owens review – idylls and nightmares
From Bede to WG Sebald ... a wide-ranging study of artists, writers and the British landscape asks whether what we see is shaped by what has already been depicted

Oliver Soden

15, Dec, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Top 10 books about mermaids | Monique Roffey
Away from Disney’s candied revisions, these stories – from Hans Christian Andersen to Helen Dunmore – tell archetypal truths about women’s experience

Monique Roffey

09, Dec, 2020 @11:00 AM

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