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Diane Arbus: In the Beginning, Hayward Gallery

    A surprising show at the Hayward reveals the great photographer’s gentler side

    Tracey Emin, White Cube Bermondsey

      Childless, sleepless and now motherless: the artist gives voice to her pain in an explosive show. It’s a game-changer

      Jeff Koons, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

        Koons at the Ashmolean: like Popeye giving the Reith Lectures

        Bill Viola/Michelangelo, Royal Academy

          The Royal Academy has put Bill Viola’s videos next to Michelangelo’s drawings: who wins?

          Pierre Bonnard at Tate Modern — brightness is not the same thing as brilliance

            Too many marks, too many colours, too little sense of direction: our critic is underwhelmed by the artist’s clunky, repetitive works

            Martin Creed, Hauser & Wirth; Prints I Wish I Had Published, Bernard Jacobson Gallery

              The Turner winner writes loser’s poetry. Oddly, it gives him a special presence

              The art of restoration: Artemisia Gentileschi, Rembrandt, Van Eyck and a new gallery trend

                Live conservation is suddenly the hottest thing in the art world — and we have Artemisia Gentileschi to thank for that

                Landseer’s The Monarch of the Glen and Rachel Maclean: The Lion and the Unicorn, National Gallery

                  The heroic Monarch of the Glen makes Landseer’s grim and compromised career look all the more noble at the National

                  Cast Courts, V&A, London

                    From Trajan’s Column to Michelangelo’s David, the V&A’s reopened Cast Courts house thrilling full-size replicas of the world’s artistic wonders

                    Thomas Gainsborough, National Portrait Gallery

                      Gainsborough was mesmerised by his daughters, and so are we