Emma Crichton Miller
Freelance
Emma Crichton Miller is a writer and journalist. She writes widely about art, craft and design.

Written by Emma Crichton Miller

'Old-fashioned rambling roses fly blowsily about a careful arch'. Photo by Mary Kocol/Gallery Stock

Essay/
Architecture
Arcadia

It might be a piece of paradise, a refuge from urban mayhem – but can a garden embody something deeper and wilder?

Emma Crichton Miller

Searching for the truly authentic image: Gerhard Richter's paintings invite a deep engagement. Abstraktes Bild 809-4. Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Essay/
Art
At the altar

Going to an art gallery is like going to church — a spiritual experience. But what makes a painting worthy of veneration?

Emma Crichton Miller