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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

            Landseer’s The Monarch of the Glen and Rachel Maclean: The Lion and the Unicorn, National Gallery

              The heroic Monarch of the Glen makes Landseer’s grim and compromised career look all the more noble at the National

              Cast Courts, V&A, London

                From Trajan’s Column to Michelangelo’s David, the V&A’s reopened Cast Courts house thrilling full-size replicas of the world’s artistic wonders

                Thomas Gainsborough, National Portrait Gallery

                  Gainsborough was mesmerised by his daughters, and so are we

                  Fernand Léger, Tate Liverpool

                    Tate Liverpool’s Fernand Léger show reveals a jovial French provincial with fluctuating styles and a taste for bulky girls

                    Andy Warhol — From A to B and Back Again, Whitney Museum, New York

                      Think you know Warhol? Think again. The first American retrospective in 30 years reveals a depth to the artist beyond the soup cans and screen prints, says Waldemar Januszczak