Issue 5
October 2016

Looking at art from the past through the lens of the present, the issue includes features on Caravaggio and Hieronymus Bosch; the medieval women whose illustrated manuscripts are finally being recognized; Sigmund Freud's preoccupation with Michelangelo; 20 contemporary artists reflect on the art works that have inspired them, and much more.

From this issue

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The French artist shares his interest in Francis Picabia’s signature

BY Philippe Parreno | 04 OCT 16
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The impact of pre-Columbian techniques and designs on 20th-century artists

BY Jonathan Griffin | 23 SEP 16

The co-founder of print workshop Gemini G.E.L. talks about the evolution of the iconic institution

BY Evan Moffitt | 22 SEP 16

A new Smithsonian Museum highlights African American history and culture

BY Steven Nelson | 16 SEP 16

Georgiana Houghton's 19th-century spirit paintings

BY Dawn Adès | 15 SEP 16

Surrealism, anthropology and the history of the recently re-opened Musée de l'Homme

BY Timothy P. A. Cooper | 14 SEP 16

How Indian classical music has influenced the visual arts

BY Shanay Jhaveri | 08 SEP 16

Curator and author Paul Williamson talks about his long and distinguished career at London's Victoria and Albert Museum

BY Tim Smith-Laing | 08 SEP 16

Artists write about a work of art that has influenced them

08 SEP 16

The Medieval women who illustrated manuscripts are finally being recognized

BY Anne Winston-Allen | 08 SEP 16

The intermingling of classical sculpture and female self-realization in the long literary tradition of the journey to Italy

BY Matthew Fox | 08 SEP 16

Artists write about a work of art that has influenced them

08 SEP 16

Artists write about a work of art that has influenced them

08 SEP 16

The Michelangelo sculpture that obsessed Sigmund Freud

BY Charlotte Higgins | 08 SEP 16

In the 500 years since Bosch's death, his art has lost none of its power to reflect the complexities of our lives

BY Fernanda Eberstadt | 08 SEP 16

Artists write about a work of art that has influenced them

08 SEP 16

The enduring popularity of the minor European god Bes

BY Alastair Sooke | 08 SEP 16

Artists write about a work of art that has influence them

08 SEP 16

Artists write about a work of art that has influenced them

08 SEP 16

On Thomas More's wildly influential book, which was published 500 years ago

BY Carol Mavor | 08 SEP 16

Artists write about a work of art that has influenced them

08 SEP 16

Artists write about a work of art that has influenced them

08 SEP 16

Artists write about a work of art that influenced them

08 SEP 16

The great art historian Aby Warburg was born 150 years ago. John-Paul Stonard visits his famous library in Hamburg

BY John-Paul Stonard | 08 SEP 16

Art history isn't carved in stone

BY Jennifer Higgie | 08 SEP 16

Looking at Caravaggio in the 21st century

BY Maria H. Loh | 07 SEP 16

Artists write about a work of art that has influenced them

07 SEP 16