Philip Guston rebelled against modern America by eating, drinking and smoking to excess. His paintings expose the futility of our existence, says Waldemar Januszczak
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
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
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
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
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
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
Do you want to know who has won the Turner prize this year?