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October 2023

Vol. 165 | No. 1447

Artemisia in England: a royal discovery

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Editorial

Croatia across borders

In January this year Croatia adopted the euro in place of the kuna and joined the European Union’s Schengen Area, allowing free movement across the country’s borders with Slovenia and Hungary. In the words of the country’s prime minister, Andrej Plenković, ‘nothing is the same after this’. These developments are a culmination of thirty-five years of change that have steadily drawn Croatia more closely into the orbit of western Europe: its first democratic elections, in 1990; its declaration of independence from Yugoslavia in 1991; the conclusion of the War of Independence in 1995; and membership of the European Union from 2013.
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Gwen John: Art and Life in London and Paris

With the recent trend to ‘discover’ women artists who have been previously overlooked and underappreciated in the history of art, many are finally getting the recognition they deserve. However, we are not the first generation to undertake this task, and some artists being ‘rediscovered’ have in fact never been lost. What then, if anything, can be learnt about such artists as Gwen John (1876–1939), who was brought to the fore during the first wave of feminist art history in the 1970s and 1980s?

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  • 2. Self-portrait as the Allegory of Painting

    Artemisia Gentileschi’s ‘Susanna and the elders’ painted for Henrietta Maria

    By Niko Munz,Adelaide Izat

     

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  • Detail of Man of Sorrows

    A new attribution to Giovanni Bellini: the ‘Virgin and Child’ in Pag

    By Beatrice Tanzi
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  • Baptism of Christ

    Rediscovered drawings by Bartolomeo Spani for sculpture and goldsmithery

    By Marcello Calogero
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  • Coriolanus leaving his family to fight against his fatherland

    Girodet’s ‘Coriolanus taking leave of his family’ rediscovered

    By Aaron Wile
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  • Paolo Portoghesi

    Paolo Portoghesi (1931–2023)

    By Andrew Hopkins
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  • John Newman

    John Newman (1936–2023)

    By Simon Bradley
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  • Handbook of the Colour Print in China, 1600–1800

    By Malcolm McNeill
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  • China and the West: Reconsidering Chinese Reverse Glass Painting

    By Edward S. Cooke
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  • Portable Panel Paintings at the Angevin Court of Naples: Mobility and Materiality in the Trecento Mediterranean

    By Imogen Tedbury
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  • Simon de Châlons

    By Céline Cachaud
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  • Vittoria Colonna e l’eredità degli spirituali Vittoria Colonna: Poetry, Religion, Art, Impact

    By Andrea Zezza
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  • Italian Renaissance and Baroque Bronzes in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

    By David Ekserdjian
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  • Architecture and Sculpture: Rubens’s House (Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard, 22.2)

    By Christopher Brown
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  • Public Sculpture of Kensington and Chelsea with Westminster South-West

    By Ann Compton
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  • The Posthumous Papers of the Manuscripts Club

    By Rowan Watson
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  • Inside the Spiral: The Passions of Robert Smithson

    By Richard J. Williams
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  • Un pittore conteso nella Napoli del Settecento: L’epistolario e gli affari di Francesco de Mura

    By Stefan Albl
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  • Abstract Expressionists: The Women

    By Cora Chalaby
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  • Reframing Reynolds: A Celebration

    By Mark Bills
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  • Signorelli 500: Maestro Luca da Cortona, pittore di luce e poesia

    By Lydia Goodson
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  • Ingres: The Artist and his Princes

    By Beth McKillop
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  • Gwen John: Art and Life in London and Paris

    By Helena Anderson
  • Yevonde: Life and Colour

    By Lisa Stein
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  • Sade: Freedom or Evil

    By Satish Padiyar
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  • Herzog & de Meuron

    By Catherine Croft
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  • Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque galleries

    By Stephen Lloyd
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  • China’s Hidden Century

    By Beth McKillop
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