Jack Wakefield

Paul Durand-Ruel, who created the market for impressionism, commissioned Renoir’s ‘Dance in the Country’, painted in 1883

Connoisseurs and con artists

25 February 2017 9:00 am

Rogues’ Gallery describes itself as a history of art and its dealers, and Philip Hook, who has worked at the…

The Heckler: why we must stop Thomas Heatherwick's Garden Bridge

21 November 2015 9:00 am

Thomas Heatherwick is the most famous designer in the United Kingdom today and has an unquestionable flair for attention-grabbing creations.…

Boris Johnson on his plans for the Olympic Park: inspired or whimsical?

18 April 2015 9:00 am

Jack Wakefield on the Mayor’s ambitious, not to say whimsical, vision for the Olympic Park

The Heckler: Tate Britain is a mess. Its director Penelope Curtis must go

7 March 2015 9:00 am

Things have not been happy at Tate Britain for some time. Last year Waldemar Januszczak wrote an article culminating with…

Sacred Cow

1 October 2014 8:00 am

Sir Nicholas Serota could have chosen any artist to represent Britain in this important Olympic year. So why boring old Damien Hirst?

John Deakin is no genius – and he has not been forgotten

3 May 2014 9:00 am

Every so often, John Deakin, jug-eared chronicler of Soho and hanger-on at the Colony Rooms, is breathlessly rediscovered as the…

The curator brain drain

5 April 2014 9:00 am

Britain may have educated the most talented curators, but, as Jack Wakefield says, we can’t always keep them

Venice: A feast of great art

16 November 2013 9:00 am

Jack Wakefield admires the ravishing legacy of a city’s golden age

Eastern promise

11 August 2012 6:00 am

Will the Legacy List live up to the hype? asks Jack Wakefield

Know your mind

31 October 2007 2:47 pm

Jack Wakefield on collecting art on a budget