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Courtauld Impressionists, National Gallery

    The Courtauld’s extraordinary gems are undersold in the National’s new show

    the V&A, Dundee

      Looming outside, airy inside, Dundee’s V&A outpost is an adventurous space for a rousing display of Scottish design

      Spellbound, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

        An exploration of magic and witchcraft is spooky but hardly scholarly

        Forgive us, O Lord — we now have to whip off your clothes

          The decision by the Royal Academy (RA) to impose gender quotas on the Renaissance nudes it shows next year can be understood in various ways. You can see it as a sympathetic #MeToo gesture aimed at restoring the imbalance between the sexes. Or you can see it as a cheap publicity stunt. In art historical […]

          Edinburgh Festival: art review — Rembrandt, Scottish National Gallery

            The Scottish National Gallery explores Britain’s deep love of Rembrandt with impressive loans and a host of etchings

            Liverpool Biennial; John Moores Painting Prize, Liverpool

              Art from cultures under threat is on show across the city at the Liverpool Biennial

              Michael Jackson: On the Wall, National Portrait Gallery, London

                With its unashamed flattery of its subject, the National Portrait Gallery’s Michael Jackson exhibition brings to mind religious iconography

                Frieze Sculpture 2018, Regent’s Park

                  Public sculpture used to be pious, repetitive, dull. The Frieze pop-up in Regent’s Park shows that it’s now inventive, varied, fun

                  Aftermath, Tate Britain

                    The postwar art on show at Tate Britain is moving, but the works by German artists will haunt

                    Thomas Cole and Ed Ruscha, National Gallery; Christo’s Mastaba, Serpentine

                      Thomas Cole and Ed Ruscha light up the National Gallery with their extraordinary visions of decline