David Ekserdjian


New publication brings Norwegian medieval wooden church—an art history Sleeping Beauty—to ravishing life

It may lie in a remote fjord but the Viking-built stave structure sits within a far wider context

Magic metal

Medieval notions of bronze as a living, divine substance


Vasari: the artist who overshadowed himself

He is famous for his Lives, but his drawings deserve attention, too

Tate Modern: a shock to the old

Museum’s success was accompanied by doom-laden predictions for historic art. But have those fears been confirmed?


Antonio II Badile: An Italian Renaissance drawing collector and his family

Casting light on an overlooked but fascinating aspect of the Renaissance

Ashmolean shows Renaissance bronzes with Daniel Katz

Centenary of collector, C.D.E. Fortnum, celebrated with exhibition and lectures at Society of Antiquaries