Obituary of Tom Phillips | art

In 1966, the artist Tom Phillipswho died at the age of 85 after a long illness, walked into a junk shop in Peckham Rye in south London and bought a novel, A Human Document, by the Victorian writer William Hurrell Malloch. The selection of the book was random. “I decided that the first one I … Read more

When absolute evil becomes an object of admiration

This series focuses on the art of Gustave Doré and began by looking at his illustrations for John Milton’s 17th-century epic poem “Paradise Lost. In this next article, Satan has just finished mobilizing rebellious angels after they have fallen into hell. He calls them out, shames them, and activates their passion to resist God. At … Read more

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’s Mysterious Characters, Sexy Seeds, and a Four-Way Heavyweight Showdown – The Week in Art | Art and design

Gallery of the week Lynette Yadom Boakye Flawless, gorgeous paintings create mystery and leave you haunted, like the covers of novels yet to be written. Tate Britain, London, to 26 February. also appear The Colony Room I, 1962, by Michael Andrews. Photo: Michael Andrews Estate/Tate Photo: Mike Bruce Courtesy Gagosian Friends and relationshipsFour great painters … Read more