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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

                Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Corvi-Mora and Mona Hatoum, White Cube review — two exciting shows by women

                  Private gallery shows by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye and Mona Hatoum make a welcome change from the blockbusters

                  William Blake at Tate Britain review — viewing it is like being drunk

                    The artist’s reputation has waxed and waned, but this Tate show blows away all our preconceptions

                    Being Human review — Wellcome Collection’s latest is ‘a sparse selection of visual clickbait’

                      A study of the human condition rarely goes beyond skin deep