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The ugly truth behind art: why Nan Goldin is taking on the Sacklers

    The Amercian artist is asking awkward questions about our gallery funding. It’s time we joined her

    Dorothea Tanning review — some striking feminine anger at Tate Modern

      One of many women overlooked in the surrealist movement, Tanning is now feted with a Tate show of her own

      Christian Dior, V&A review — an intermittently delightful exhibition

        For all its charm, the V&A’s Christian Dior exhibition shows clearly that the brand couldn’t measure up to its founder’s work

        Diane Arbus: In the Beginning, Hayward Gallery

          A surprising show at the Hayward reveals the great photographer’s gentler side

          Tracey Emin, White Cube Bermondsey

            Childless, sleepless and now motherless: the artist gives voice to her pain in an explosive show. It’s a game-changer

            Jeff Koons, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

              Koons at the Ashmolean: like Popeye giving the Reith Lectures

              Bill Viola/Michelangelo, Royal Academy

                The Royal Academy has put Bill Viola’s videos next to Michelangelo’s drawings: who wins?

                Pierre Bonnard at Tate Modern — brightness is not the same thing as brilliance

                  Too many marks, too many colours, too little sense of direction: our critic is underwhelmed by the artist’s clunky, repetitive works

                  Martin Creed, Hauser & Wirth; Prints I Wish I Had Published, Bernard Jacobson Gallery

                    The Turner winner writes loser’s poetry. Oddly, it gives him a special presence

                    The art of restoration: Artemisia Gentileschi, Rembrandt, Van Eyck and a new gallery trend

                      Live conservation is suddenly the hottest thing in the art world — and we have Artemisia Gentileschi to thank for that