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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

            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