Will the real Isabel Rawsthorne please stand up?
A new biography explores the British artist’s role in bringing the Paris scene to London and considers how frequent name changes and reinventions muddied her legacy
Q&A | Guy Kennaway on how his comic novel was inspired by the art world taking itself too seriously
The Accidental Collector features a wealthy heiress, jet setting dealers and a Swiss-owned mega gallery in Somerset… sound familiar?
'Another yawning gap': radical London Print Studio closes its doors
Art world pays tribute to vital public space that served community organisations as well as artists including Lucian Freud, Billy Childish and Shezad Dawood
Sex, Soho, cocksure snappers and cigarette money: the making of London’s 1960s art world
A new book by Lisa Tickner, called London's New Scene, focuses on a cast of glamorous characters and gritty drama, with much that resonates today
FeatureBook of the month
Reviewed: Warhol, A Life as Art by Blake Gopnik
Three Andy Warhol devotees give their take on the near-1000 page biography
Twin shows finally give Victor Willing the recognition he deserves
Concurrent exhibitions at Hastings Contemporary and Turps track the influences of the Slade and Bacon to the playfulness of his later works
FeatureRoyal Academy of Arts
Ignominy to influence: a history of women at the Royal Academy
London institution’s founders included two women, but a long period of male domination has only recently been challenged