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Julian Bell

Julian Bell is a painter based in Lewes, England. He is the author of What Is Painting? (December 2020)

Lorenzo Lotto: Portrait of a Woman Inspired by Lucretia, circa 1530–1533

The Painter of Souls

Lorenzo Lotto Portraits

an exhibition at the Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, June 19–September 30, 2018; and the National Gallery, London, November 5, 2018–February 10, 2019

January 17, 2019 issue

More Light!

In David Hockney’s work, the video and the iPad lie side by side with the canvas and photo composite, all surfaces intended to please

David Hockney

an exhibition at Tate Britain, London, February 9–May 29, 2017; the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, June 19–October 23, 2017; and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, November 20, 2017–February 25, 2018

A History of Pictures: From the Cave to the Computer Screen

by David Hockney and Martin Gayford

December 21, 2017 issue

Camille Pissarro: Hoar Frost (Gelée blanche à Ennery), 1873

The Perennial Student

The art of Camille Pissarro

Camille Pissarro: Le premier des impressionnistes

an exhibition at the Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris, February 23–July 16, 2017

Pissarro à Éragny: La nature retrouvée

an exhibition at the Musée du Luxembourg, Paris, March 16–July 9, 2017

July 13, 2017 issue

J.M.W. Turner: The Fighting Temeraire, 1839

Turner: High Ambition for Deep Truth

Turner: The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J.M.W. Turner

by Franny Moyle

J.M.W. Turner: A Life in Art, Vol. 1: Young Mr Turner: The First Forty Years, 1775–1815

by Eric Shanes

November 24, 2016 issue

Piero della Francesca: Saint Jerome and a Supplicant, circa 1460–1464

The Mystery of the Great Piero

Piero della Francesca: Artist and Man

by James R. Banker

Piero’s Light: In Search of Piero della Francesca: A Renaissance Painter and the Revolution in Art, Science, and Religion

by Larry Witham

June 19, 2014 issue

Félix Vallotton: Self-Portrait at the Age of Twenty, 1885

The Great & Singular Vallotton

Félix Vallotton: Le Feu sous la glace [Félix Vallotton: The Fire Under the Ice]

an exhibition at the Grand Palais, Paris, October 2, 2013–January 20, 2014; the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, February 14–June 1, 2014; and the Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo, June 14–September 23, 2014

December 19, 2013 issue

Henry Fuseli: The Nightmare, 1790–1791

The Angel of the Bizarre

The Angel of the Odd: Dark Romanticism from Goya to Max Ernst

an exhibition at the Musée d’Orsay, Paris, March 5–June 9, 2013

June 6, 2013 issue

William Holman Hunt: A Converted British Family Sheltering a Christian Missionary from the Persecution of the Druids, 1849–1850

The Dreamers

Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde

an exhibition at Tate Britain, London, September 12, 2012–January 13, 2013; the National Gallery, Washington, D.C., February 17–May 19, 2013; and the State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, June 10–September 30, 2013.

November 22, 2012 issue

Violet Trefusis on her wedding day, June 16, 1919

Some Like It Hot

A Book of Secrets: Illegitimate Daughters, Absent Fathers

by Michael Holroyd

March 8, 2012 issue

Johannes Vermeer: The Music Lesson, circa 1662–1663

The Mysterious Women of Vermeer

Vermeer's Women: Secrets and Silence

an exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, England, October 5, 2011–January 15, 2012

December 22, 2011 issue

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