A rich tale of great artists, pornography and the papacy has made I Modi one of the most fabled of all books
The great Belgian painter could enliven the most mundane scenes
Rich insights into eras of incessant bloodletting
Critics should not drown this much-needed revival in emotive clichés
Should we refer to the Elgin Marbles or Parthenon Sculptures?
Even Dürer was probably a little surprised
The decline of Sir John Lavery’s reputation was undeserved
The totalitarian trend in Modernism demands acknowledgement
How the world struggles to protect its heritage
On the surprising legacy of an iconic eleventh century sculpture.