“History now seems to be repeating itself at the Sainsbury Wing”

The criticism over Selldorf Architects’ redesign of Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown’s Sainsbury Wing at the National Gallery is the latest in a long line of controversies surrounding the building, writes Catherine Slessor. For better or worse, the National Gallery has always aroused strong emotions. William IV thought the original edifice, designed by William … Read more