It was the Kingdom of Naples that gave Emma the chance to transform herself into an artist, society lady and skilled operator at the court of Queen Maria Carolina, wife of King Ferdinand IV, its reigning monarch.
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Jenny Vuglar visits the Winifred Nicholson exhibition Liberation of Colour currently at the Djanogly Art Gallery, Lakeside Arts, Nottingham (4 March – 4 June 2017)
The Colour of Experience: Brian Docherty’s review of the new collection by Wendy Klein
Emma Lee reviews a new six-author anthology of poems
Sarah Leavesley’s imaginary Claire is advised to write by a psychiatrist, as doctor and patient try to piece together a life as shattered as the glass in a kaleidoscope.
The triple bill is a triumph for the English National Ballet, for Tamara Rojo, and of course for Sadler’s Wells. It is for evenings such as this that one sits through all the others.
Three decades after the miners’ strike of 1984, families in northern England are riven because relatives crossed the picket line.
Overlooked for centuries, her paintings were often wrongly attributed to her father, Orazio Gentileschi. In the same period her work sank to a level of obscurity equal to that one of her greatest influences, Caravaggio. His reputation was restored in the 1920’s. Artemisia Gentileschi had to wait a little longer.