Hidden Treasure in North London: The Estorick Collection

A short 5 minute walk from Highbury & Islington station will bring you to this hidden gem of a gallery; a Grade II listed Georgian building housing a fantastic specialist collection – the only gallery in Britain devoted to Italian modern art. Eric Estorick...



Casper David Friedrich by AHA alum Anna Fothergill

Casper David Friedrich has become an artist of interest to me lately. Wanderer Above Sea of Fog, is perhaps his most famous work and as I read more about him I am increasingly fascinated by his approach to nature and its relationship to religion...


Organ of Excess? Andy MacKay looks at portraits from the 1980s

Sometimes I’m struck by how odd it is that we still commission and spend money to see painted portraits – and I say this as an art historian. I mean, I love portraiture – it’s possibly one of my favourite forms of art. But...