Art Reviews

Stories of Creation, Stories For Our Time in Toyin Ojih Odutola’s A Countervailing Theory, review at Riot Material

Beyond The Weeping Muse: Dora Maar, review at Riot Material

Elizabeth Peyton: Aire and Angels, at the National Portrait Gallery, review at Riot Material Magazine

Corrosion And Other Maladies In Peter Doig’s Latest Paintings, review at Riot Material Magazine

Luchita Hurtado: I Live I Die I Will Be Reborn, review at Riot Material Magazine

The Formidable And Innovative Lee Krasner, review at Riot Material Magazine

Van Gogh and Britain, review at Riot Material Magazine

Hew Locke: Here’s the Thing, review at Riot Material Magazine

Tracey Emin: A Fortnight of Tears, review at Riot Material Magazine

Jeff Koons at the Ashmolean, review at Riot Material Magazine

Atsuko Tanaka And The Performance Of Light, feature at Riot Material Magazine

Medium (selected stories)

Social Media and the Digital Gaze (audio version also available)

Paul Klee’s Trip to Tunisia

Great Buildings: The Mosque of Córdoba

Visiting Hydra: Leonard Cohen’s Bohemian Idyll

How To Read Paintings: Thomas Cole’s Oxbow

Why Algorithms Will Never Make Great Art

How to Look at Paintings

The Value of a Mistruth

A Beginner’s Guide to Art History

Picasso, Primitivism, and the Rights and Wrongs of Cultural Appropriation

Great Paintings: The Death of Marat by Jacques-Louis David

What Artists Talk About When They Talk About Their Art

Symbols in Art: Icarus, the boy who flew too close to the sun

How Raphael Composed His Paintings

How to Read Paintings: Portrait of Sylvia Von Harden by Otto Dix

Symbols in Art: The Annunciation

The Brilliant and Tragic Life of Yves Klein

How To Paint a Tree in Watercolors

How to Read Paintings: Bellini’s San Zaccaria Alterpiece

How to Read Paintings: Monet’s Water Lilies

Great Paintings: A Bar at the Folies-Bergere by Edouard Manet

How to Read Paintings: Caravaggio’s Bacchus

How To Look At Contemporary Art