Modern British Art

Book Shorts

Not all about nudes: volume uncovers new area of Lucian Freud’s work

Best known as a portrait painter, the artist was also fascinated by plant life

Book Shorts

Children’s portraits without shadows: new book on painting childhood

No Chucky or Lord of the Flies in portraits by British and British-based artists

Art market

Last painting by British Pop art co-founder Pauline Boty to be auctioned

BUM was created just before Boty died of cancer aged 28 in 1966


Art in the media: Alastair Sooke inspires, Matthew Collings takes a swipe at Tracey Emin and Martin Creed fails to enlighten

Plus, Stephen Fry as Pope Innocent X