David Hockney’s splendid isolation

April 24, 2020 1:42 pm

The painter discusses life in rural Normandy, why the iPad is better than a brush and why he’s not a communist


Deeply romantic and wildly sexy

February 27, 2020 9:36 am

Portrait of a Lady on Fire reviewed


Martin Gayford visits the greatest one-artist show on Earth

December 29, 2019 7:20 am

The cycle of 50 Tintorettos at the Scuola Grande di San Rocco in Venice includes one of Martin Gayford’s favorite – and most cinematic – Nativity scenes

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Why Lucian Freud hated having his picture taken

October 29, 2019 1:48 pm

Martin Gayford remembers the painter once hurling bread rolls at a stranger he suspected of taking snaps of him


Leonardo in Paris

October 22, 2019 11:39 am

A stunning journey into the ‘science of painting’


Renoir and the foolishness of chronological snobbery

August 27, 2019 4:11 pm

The latest irony in the spread of ‘cancel culture’ comes courtesy of The New Yorker