The artist spent his career hiding his private life from the world. This exhaustive biography lays bare an artistic genius, from his sex life and eccentric mother to lies about his aristocratic background.
A fascinating exhibition in London showcases 10 artists shaking up our most basic art form: painting.
The academic calls depictions of the naked form ‘soft porn for the elite’. She’s behind the curve
Van Eyck may not have invented oil paints, but he mastered them in an exceptional way, as this enlightening show in Belgium proves
This fascinating exhibition reveals the full scope of his brilliance
Tehran’s gleaming tombs and Isfahan’s soaring madrasas barely scratch the surface of the Iranian contribution to culture. By Waldemar Januszczak
Waldemar picks his highlights from the past decade
A pugnacious Hogarth show at the Sir John Soane’s Museum is full of political pertinence
The American artist brings a quietly shocking show about slavery to Liverpool
The V&A’s motor show is full of vivid observations — understand it and you will understand humanity