Some Recommended Holiday Reading

  An ideal bit of holiday reading about photography is Roland Barthes’ classic study of the medium, Camera Lucida. Its a short book that, unlike … Read more

New book on Raphael

  Ben Thomas, Reader in History of Art, has just published a new book on Raphael, co-edited with Catherine Whistler of the Ashmolean Museum in … Read more

Drawing like a Cubist

Earlier this year, before the first lockdown, the students taking the History of Art module Drawing: History and Practice were lucky enough to see the … Read more

The ecstasy of Saint Teresa

The Baroque period can be characterised by an ‘intense religiosity’ or emotion in all facets of its forms whether it be theatre, painting, or sculpture. … Read more