Richard Rorty, Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity, TLS, Nov 1989

Salman Rushdie and the fatwa, TLS, 9 Nov 1990

Margaret Boden, The Creative Mind, TLS, 1991

John Minton, TLS, 31 May 1991

Anselm Kiefer, TLS, 1992

Mapplethorpe, Sally Mann, Richard Misrach, TLS, 19 March 1993

Lucian Freud, TLS, 24 Sept 1993

The Films of Peter Greenaway, TLS, 4 March 1994

Paula Rego, TLS, 1994

Howard Hodgkin, TLS, 1994

Picasso: Painter / Sculptor, TLS, 4 Nov 1994

British Impressionism, Modern Painters, Spring 1995

Gombrich on Shadows, TLS, 1995

David Hockney, Modern Painters, Winter 1995

Fiona Rae and Alison Watt, Modern Painters, Autumn 1995

Emil Nolde, TLS, 6 Jan 1996

David Jones, TLS, 5 April 1996

Degas, TLS, 21 June 1996

Giacometti, TLS, 8 Nov 1996

Hillel Schwartz, The Culture of the Copy, and Eric Hebborn, The Art Forger’s Handbook, Guardian, 27 Feb 1997

Robert Eisenman, James the Brother of Jesus, Oxford Journal, Spring 1997

The Oxford History of Art, Guardian, 1997

Gaudier-Brzeska, TLS, 4 April 1997

Thomas Crow, Modern Art and the Common Culture, Engage, Autumn 1997

Mondrian, TLS, 6 Aug 1997

Australian Art, TLS, 3 Oct 1997

Bonnard, TLS, May 1998

James Fenton, Leonardo’s Nephew, Guardian, 13 Teb 1999

Monet, TLS, 19 Feb 1999

Matthew Collings, It Hurts: New York Art, Guardian, 27 March 1999

T.J. Clark, Farewell to an Idea, TLS, 8 April 1999

Michel Remy, Surrealism in Britain, Guardian, July 1999

Rembrandt’s Self-portraits, London Review of Books, July 1999

The Art of Bloomsbury, LRB, Jan 2000

Peter Robb, M [life of Caravaggio], Guardian, Jan 2000

Chardin, TLS, April 2000

David Sylvester, Looking Back on Francis Bacon, LRB, 19 Oct 2000

Walter Sickert, The Collected Writings on Art, LRB, Aug 2001

David Hockney, Secret Knowledge, LRB, Nov 2001

Philip Ball, Bright Earth: The Invention of Colour, TLS, Jan 2002

Adolph Menzel, TLS, 1 Apr 2003

Adrian Stokes, LRB, Aug 2003

Sigmar Polke, TLS, October 2003

Paul Johnson, A New History of Art, Guardian, 27 Dec 2003

David Lewis-Williams, The Mind in the Cave, Fourth Door Review, 2005

Hilary Spurling, Matisse the Master, London Review of Books, April 2006

James Fenton, School of Genius: A History of the Royal Academy, New York Review of Books, Sept 2006

Francis Bacon, NYRB, April 2007

John Gage, Colour in Art, LRB, 19 July 2007

Dutch Portraits at the National Gallery and The Rembrandt Book by Gary Schwartz, NYRB, 17 September 2007.

Millais, exhibition at Tate Britain, LRB, 15 Nov 2007

British Vision, exhibition at the Ghent Museum of Fine Arts, 
TLS, 12 Dec 2007

John Richardson, A Life of Picasso, iii: The Triumphant Years
LRB, 3 Jan 2008

Lucian Freud, NYRB, 6 March 2008

At Sea [on marine painting], Archipelago, April 2008

introduction to J. M. Synge, The Aran Islands (Serif Books, June 2008)