Brendan Murphy’s first solo UK show brings together linguistics, symbolism and lots of ideas. Arun Kakar talks to him to get the lowdown on what it all means
There's only a week left to see the National Gallery's Sorolla exhibition, and Spear's couldn't recommend it more. His languorous brush strokes and light-dappled scenes will make you want to abandon gainful employment to wander Hampstead Heath in white linen and a Lock and co classic boater.
Follies are making an unlikely comeback in our gardens – and there’s a story behind every one, writes Clive Aslet
Bhutan is held up as a symbol of happiness, an antidote to our obsession with money. But is this true, and if so, what can it teach us? David Dawkins attempts to find enlightenment
Donald Sultan was a huge noise in the New York art scene in the late Seventies and Eighties, now a retrospective at the Huxley-Parlour Gallery reveals that the time is right to re-evaluate this extraordinarily gifted painter, writes David Tuson