Profile | Wifredo Lam: A Man Possessed

Profile | Wifredo Lam: A Man Possessed

28th February 2017

It has taken over a third of a century since the death of the surrealist Wifredo Lam for us to become alive once more to the power of his art.

Profile | Martin Wenham: ‘Silent Voices’

Profile | Martin Wenham: ‘Silent Voices’

11th September 2016

This week’s Profile features our 2013 film on gallery artist and letter carver Martin Wenham, shot in anticipation of Wenham’s exhibition later that year.

Profile | Rembrandt: The Master Etcher

Profile | Rembrandt: The Master Etcher

30th August 2016

Born in Leiden in 1606, Rembrandt was to become the most important artist of the Dutch Golden Age, known especially for his unparalleled skill as an etcher.

Profile | Les Gibbard: An Incisive Wit

Profile | Les Gibbard: An Incisive Wit

15th July 2016

Known for both sting and self-restraint, the legendary cartoonist Les Gibbard served up incisive political comment with wit and originality.

Profile | Jean Cocteau: A Virtuoso Creator

Profile | Jean Cocteau: A Virtuoso Creator

29th June 2016

A poet, writer, artist, choreographer and film maker, there were few artistic pursuits that Jean Cocteau left untouched in his long and colourful career.

Profile | Augustus John: A True Romantic

Profile | Augustus John: A True Romantic

30th May 2016

Augustus John was a draughtsman, etcher and painter whose emotive style of portraiture secured his place within the canon of great British artists.

Profile | Sid Burnard: Free Spirit

Profile | Sid Burnard: Free Spirit

2nd May 2016

Sid Burnard is an assembler of magical driftwood birds and beasts with an incredible eye for the peculiarities of the natural world.