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Dora Maar, Tate Modern, London

    Just don’t mention the P-word: Dora Maar was so much more than Picasso’s surrealist sidekick, as this intriguing — and frustrating — new show demonstrates

    Caravaggio and Bernini, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

      A Caravaggio and Bernini show in Vienna offers an exciting, intimate vision of the baroque era

      Lucian Freud: The Self-Portraits, Royal Academy, London

        Freudian slips: this retrospective reveals that the artist’s ambition was greater than his abilities

        Leonardo da Vinci, Louvre, Paris

          This Leonardo show might be lacking in paintings, but it does have a surprise star

          Nam June Paik, Tate Modern

            Nam June Paik was the father of video art. The riot of noise, colour and vision at Tate Modern shows he was spookily ahead of his time

            Bridget Riley: a rare interview with the queen of op art on the eve of her Hayward Gallery retrospective

              The artist has been surprising and confounding us with her vivid paintings for 70 years. As a landmark retrospective opens at the Hayward Gallery this week, Waldemar Januszczak visits her at her home

              Pre‑Raphaelite Sisters, National Portrait Gallery

                This show about the women behind the bearded brotherhood turns up a neglected talent amid all those fuzzy muses

                Gauguin Portraits, National Gallery

                  A tremendous event, filled with pictorial marvels: the National has mounted the show of the year

                  The Turner prize shows the folly of lecturing us about politics. Kara Walker uses artistry to make her point at Tate Modern

                    One of the good things about Tate Britain’s decision to tour the Turner prize around the country has been the interesting confrontations it has engineered between the location and the art. The first such effort, taking it to Londonderry in 2013, was an inspired piece of cultural diplomacy. Contemporary art and contemporary Derry may not […]

                    Tim Walker, V&A; Mark Leckey, Tate Britain

                      The photographer Tim Walker and maverick Mark Leckey plunge us into wild worlds that are surprisingly similar