Art critic Waldemar Januszczak in front of Van Gogh's self portrait

The Art Mysteries

Waldemar Januszczak is my favourite TV art critic (James Fox is second in case anyone cares). In The Art Mysteries, Januszczak showed just how much can be done in a 30-minute documentary. Each of the four episodes featured a painting by a giant of post impressionism: Van Gogh, Seurat, Gauguin and Cezanne. Januszczak delved into… Read More

Turner Prize at Tate Britain

Four artists on this year’s shortlist: Dexter Dalwood paints expressive luminous pieces full of hidden characters. White Flag was my favourite. Angela de la Cruz’s objets trouvés sculptures are a little harder to love, but still engaging. My favourite was “Untitled” (two large black “boxes” joined together). Susan Philipsz’ sound installation required more time than… Read More