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Art: Philip Guston

    Philip Guston rebelled against modern America by eating, drinking and smoking to excess. His paintings expose the futility of our existence, says Waldemar Januszczak

    Art: Illuminating the Renaissance

      With their dazzling colours and exquisitely crafted borders, the manuscripts on show at the Royal Academy prove that God is in the details, says Waldemar Januszczak

      Grecian lightning

        His highly charged paintings changed the shape of Picasso’s work. Yet El Greco has been ignored for centuries. Now, a new exhibition in Britain will finally pay homage to the Greek genius. Report by Waldemar Januszczak

        Art: Andy Goldsworthy

          His books are hugely popular, but can a new show persuade the art world to give Andy Goldsworthy the credit he deserves, asks Waldemar Januszczak

          Art: Gimme, gimme, gimme

            The British Museum’s new Enlightenment display boasts a cornucopia of rare delights — but could an age-old greed lie behind that acquisitive urge, asks Waldemar Januszczak

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                Art: No ordinary Joe

                  Try to picture the face of St Joseph. Go on. Try harder… That’s exactly the point. So why did he become the forgotten man of the Nativity? Waldemar Januszczak peers into the shadows of that stable in Bethlehem

                  Art: Gerhard Richter

                    He’s been called the German Andy Warhol — but Gerhard Richter is a lot less fun. So should we give a damn about the thinking artist’s artist, asks Waldemar Januszczak

                    The Turner Prize

                      Do you want to know who has won the Turner prize this year?