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Venice Biennale

    Phyllida Barlow puts on a jolly good UK show for the 57th Venice Biennale, but the event’s French chief curator has sadly lost her long-winded way

    Giacometti at Tate Modern

      Giacometti’s stickies are persons of substance after all, as this clever show proves

      Eric Gill at Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft

        A terrible human being he might have been — does that make Eric Gill less of an artist, too?

        From Selfie to Self-Expression

          We are all self-portraitists now, but let’s put away our phones, please

          Step into the void

            The Italian futurist Giacomo Balla aimed for dynamism, but is lost in a blurred dimension

            Every shade of gay

              Bacon, Hockney, Wilde: Tate Britain’s queer art show is awash with talent — it’s a shame about the feeble work that’s also floated in

              Damien Hirst: In a city of make believe

                His Venice show is the most ambitious exhibition any artist has ever mounted, says Waldemar Januszczak

                Let’s give him a big hand

                  Thumbs up for Marc Quinn’s marvellous sculptures: they depict a modern crush in a madly ancient world

                  Grand master clash

                    The National Gallery’s exploration of the alliance between Michelangelo and the obscure Sebastiano is a novel idea, but there’s only one winner

                    Now you see me

                      Who knew Claude Cahun and Gillian Wearing would make such a brilliant team at the NPG?