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Richard Dorment

Richard Dorment was the art critic for the Daily Telegraph between 1986 and 2015.

Edward Burne-Jones: Laus Veneris, 1873–1878

Beautiful, Aesthetic, Erotic

On the paintings of Sir Edward Burne-Jones

The Last Pre-Raphaelite: Edward Burne-Jones and the Victorian Imagination

by Fiona MacCarthy

The New Painting of the 1860s: Between the Pre-Raphaelites and the Aesthetic Movement

by Allen Staley

Edward Burne-Jones: The Hidden Humorist

by John Christian

The Cult of Beauty: The Aesthetic Movement in Britain, 1860–1900

an exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, April 2–July 17, 2011; the Musée d'Orsay, Paris, September 12, 2011–January 15, 2012; and the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, February 18–July 17, 2012

The Cult of Beauty: The Victorian Avant-Garde, 1860–1900

edited by Lynn Federle Orr and Stephen Calloway, assisted by Esmé Whittaker

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February 23, 2012 issue

Vincent van Gogh: Wheat Fields after the Rain, July 1890

The Passions of Vincent van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh: The Letters: The Complete Illustrated and Annotated Edition

edited by Leo Jansen, Hans Luijten, and Nienke Bakker

The Real Van Gogh: The Artist and His Letters

an exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, January 23–April 18, 2010

March 25, 2010 issue

Art and Traffic

With the opening of an exhibition of nine important old master paintings from Dulwich Picture Gallery at the Frick Gallery this month, New Yorkers are at most a mere cab ride away from seeing major yet relatively little-known paintings by van Dyck and Poussin, Rembrandt, Murillo, Watteau, and Gainsborough. Even if you think you know these artists well, go anyway: these pictures rarely travel and many are atypical of the artist’s work.

March 12, 2010

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner: Street, Dresden, 1908–1919. According to Richard Dorment in this review, ‘Kirchner led the way as a painter of the urban scene’ and was ‘by far the most important artist’ connected with Die Brücke.

Primitive in Dresden

Brücke: The Birth of Expressionism in Dresden and Berlin, 1905–1913

an exhibition at the Neue Galerie, New York City, February 26–June 29, 2009

May 28, 2009 issue

Lovable in Parts

Jasper Johns: Gray

an exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago, November 3, 2007–January 6, 2008, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, February 5–May 4, 2008.
Catalog of the exhibition by James Rondeau and Douglas Druick, with contributions by Mark Pascale,

April 3, 2008 issue

What Art Does

The Accidental Masterpiece: On the Art of Life and Vice Versa

by Michael Kimmelman

December 1, 2005 issue

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