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Picasso and Paper, Royal Academy

    This fascinating exhibition reveals the full scope of his brilliance

    Art in Iran: Donald Trump’s Twitter threat to target cultural sites in the country should make us acknowledge their surpassing beauty

      Tehran’s gleaming tombs and Isfahan’s soaring madrasas barely scratch the surface of the Iranian contribution to culture. By Waldemar Januszczak

      The best of the decade

        Waldemar picks his highlights from the past decade

        Hogarth: Place and Progress

          A pugnacious Hogarth show at the Sir John Soane’s Museum is full of political pertinence

          Theaster Gates, Tate Liverpool

            The American artist brings a quietly shocking show about slavery to Liverpool

            Cars: Accelerating the Modern World, V&A, London

              The V&A’s motor show is full of vivid observations — understand it and you will understand humanity

              Anselm Kiefer, White Cube, London; Ged Quinn, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London

                Anselm Kiefer’s mind-blowing White Cube show gives us the bigger picture: it’s outrageously ambitious

                Dora Maar, Tate Modern, London

                  Just don’t mention the P-word: Dora Maar was so much more than Picasso’s surrealist sidekick, as this intriguing — and frustrating — new show demonstrates

                  Caravaggio and Bernini, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

                    A Caravaggio and Bernini show in Vienna offers an exciting, intimate vision of the baroque era

                    Lucian Freud: The Self-Portraits, Royal Academy, London

                      Freudian slips: this retrospective reveals that the artist’s ambition was greater than his abilities