Metamorphosis: Titian 2012 is an epic collaboration between The Royal Ballet, The National Gallery and leading British artists and writers who were asked to make work inspired by Titian’s paintings and Ovid’s epic poem. Alan Yentob looks at artist Chris Ofili's contribution, including his set designs for the work.
Alastair Sooke surveys the first Frieze Masters – a new element to the Frieze Festival which runs in London from the 11th-14th of October. It offers the opportunity to see and buy work from over 90 of the world’s leading galleries with the selection of works ranging from the ancient era to old masters to more contemporary art.
Andrew Graham-Dixon gains an exclusive private view of John Trumbull’s series of paintings depicting the American Revolutionary War and the signing of the Declaration of Independence. The collection is on permanent display inside the Rotunda of the United States Capitol in Washington D.C. A rather incongruous sight greets visitors who glance up at the inside of this iconic dome.