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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

        Klimt and Schiele, Royal Academy

          They were both miserabilists, but one of them also excelled at rage

          Jamie Reid, Humber Street Gallery, Hull

            Jamie Reid designed Sex Pistols covers. A new show reveals he’s still a rebel — at 71

            Lorenzo Lotto, National Gallery; William Dobson, Tate Britain

              The National brings us a portrait show of rare humour and delight: this Renaissance man was a wandering star

              Ribera: Art of Violence, Dulwich Picture Gallery

                From flayings to slayings, Jusepe de Ribera’s brutal baroque pictures are thrillingly gory

                Islamic art at the British Museum

                  The BM wants the objects in its big new Islamic galleries to tell stories. Not all of them have enough to say

                  Edward Burne-Jones, Tate Britain

                    Tate’s Edward Burne-Jones is a good show about a bad artist. Enough cod-medieval silliness now

                    Modern Couples, Barbican; Elmgreen & Dragset, Whitechapel Gallery

                      By exhibiting the works of famous artists in the context of their relationships, the Barbican is rewriting the history of modern art