Jenny Uglow


Jenny Uglow’s most recent book is The Pinecone: The Story of Sarah Losh.
 (April 2014)

  • Here Comes Waterloo!

    June 5, 2015

    Britain has got Waterloo fever.

  • Goya Takes Flight

    April 27, 2015

    I was faintly apprehensive when I clambered up the curving staircase of the Courtauld Gallery to see “Goya: The Witches and Old Women Album.” But as soon as I was face to face with his powerful, irreverent sketches, I was both horrified and entranced.

  • William Blake: Wonderful and Strange

    February 23, 2015

    Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum has always been a place of surprises, which has made it an absolutely fitting place for “William Blake: Apprentice and Master,” an exhibition that is at once didactic and very strange.

  • A Grande Dame in Close-Up

    January 7, 2015

    The National Gallery, like an aristocratic grande dame, rarely loses its balance or dignity in Frederick Wiseman’s brilliant three-hour documentary on the museum.

  • Turner at Twilight

    November 13, 2014

    Late Turner: Painting Set Free, showing at Tate, Britain, is a fittingly autumnal show, focusing on Turner’s life from his sixtieth birthday in 1835 to his death in 1851.