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David Price-Hughes, akg-images London

The tragic artist

125 years ago today, in the rented room in the Auberge Ravoux, Vincent van Gogh died of an infection caused by a …

Worshipping at the Altar

Earlier this month I was in Poland to attend the annual Cepic conference which this year was held in Warsaw. My first …

Everything’s Coming Up Roses

“Gypsy” is one of the great Broadway musicals and has at its centre one of the most horrifying and heartbreaking characters in …

Moroni: Portrait of an artist

At university, I kept a dog-eared postcard of Giovan Battista Moroni’s painting ‘The Tailor’ stuck in pride of place on the wall …

Albrecht Dürer, Renaissance man

Ask someone to name a great Renaissance artist, and the answers you’ll hear are most likely Italian: Michelangelo, Raphael, Da Vinci, Botticelli. I …