Picture Piece

In a pastoral Welsh landscape where poets once gathered, the Royal Air Force now trains pilots in warfare

By David Birkin

 ‘Aretha loved to record people. I can tell because I love to record people’

By Martine Syms

An exhibition at the Bard Graduate Center tracks women’s contributions to the industry, as styles shifted ‘from frivolous to functional’ 

By Hannah Stamler

The Drawing Center, in New York, presents a historically and formally diverse collection of works by incarcerated artists

By Chris Wiley

Why is female fear often conflated with desire?

By Mimi Chu

The artist’s first major UK retrospective reveals the claustrophobic emptiness of the paintings from his key decade

By Paul Carey-Kent

Sofonisba Anguissola’s ‘Self-Portrait with Bernardino Campi’ literally and metonymically reveals the hand of the artist

By George Upton

At Leslie-Lohman Museum, New York, an exhibition of art by queer sex workers takes a stand against violence and criminalization

By Rachel Rabbit White

Was there anything the Renaissance freewheeler couldn’t do?

By Amy Sherlock

Our lives – like menus – are an assortment of so-called ‘choices’

By Lynne Tillman

In spite of being one of London’s oldest artist-run spaces, its spirit remains young

By Tabitha Steinberg

The Swiss photographer, who died this week, is remembered for his candid pictures of ordinary people