Maudie’s Nova Scotia: exploring the landscapes that inspired Maud Lewis

With the Canadian artist’s joyful work celebrated in a new film, Maudie, a road trip around dramatic coast and picturesque villages reveals the area she loved to paint

JMW Turner’s Stonehenge: ancient stones and bloodthirsty skies

An image steeped in Romanticism, this painting was a commercial failure – but it’s now considered a milestone in the great artist’s career

National Portrait Gallery acquires Wellington painting after £1.3m plea

NPG raises funds to buy Sir Thomas Lawrence’s unfinished Duke of Wellington portrait to plug 161-year gap in its collection