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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

                    Last Supper in Pompeii review — the Ashmolean’s show will leave you hungry for more

                      This evocative exhibition plays brilliantly on our food obsessions