Editorial: The shock of the nude
Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553) hasn't caused a controversy since he printed propaganda for Martin Luther. So the recent furore over his nude Venus on an RA poster – initially banned by London Underground...
A man for all seasons
Jerry Brotton explains how Lucas Cranach the Elder mastered the art of negotiating the religious and political currents of his time
The Holy Kinship
Frank Whitford unravels the fascinating hidden meanings of Cranach's great altarpiece
German art expert Frank Whitford reveals the profound influence of Cranach on the German Expressionists, as well as today’s artists
Lights, Cranach, action!
You wouldn’t Adam and Eve it! How Cranach's diptych of the first couple became the title credit for TV's Desperate Housewives. By Matt Wolf
The extraordinary influence of peasant life on early modern Russian art is explored by the renowned historian of Russia, Orlando Figes