Art History

Mark Alan Hewitt’s book is a welcome breath of sound common sense in a field where expensive insanity seems to have ruled the roost for far too long

Limited to only 206 copies, ‘Francis Bacon: Francophile’ is an attractive book sure to be snapped up by Baconophiles

While the authors of Francis Bacon’s latest biography deliver nothing new on the art, they do show how Bacon lived his life with a unique intensity

Dinah Casson’s book will inspire and galvanise anyone involved in British provincial museums

Andy Friend provides a readable account of Nash’s life, but omits important detail about how the artist made others feel

Janis Tomlinson’s new biography of Francisco Goya is a well-informed, comprehensive biography that would make an excellent gift for any art lover

Contemporary feminist art theory: little help in understanding a seventeenth century artist