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Klimt and Schiele, Royal Academy

    They were both miserabilists, but one of them also excelled at rage

    Jamie Reid, Humber Street Gallery, Hull

      Jamie Reid designed Sex Pistols covers. A new show reveals he’s still a rebel — at 71

      Lorenzo Lotto, National Gallery; William Dobson, Tate Britain

        The National brings us a portrait show of rare humour and delight: this Renaissance man was a wandering star

        Ribera: Art of Violence, Dulwich Picture Gallery

          From flayings to slayings, Jusepe de Ribera’s brutal baroque pictures are thrillingly gory

          Islamic art at the British Museum

            The BM wants the objects in its big new Islamic galleries to tell stories. Not all of them have enough to say

            Edward Burne-Jones, Tate Britain

              Tate’s Edward Burne-Jones is a good show about a bad artist. Enough cod-medieval silliness now

              Modern Couples, Barbican; Elmgreen & Dragset, Whitechapel Gallery

                By exhibiting the works of famous artists in the context of their relationships, the Barbican is rewriting the history of modern art

                How deflating for Banksy. He so nearly popped art’s balloon

                  The graffiti artist’s Sotheby’s stunt aimed to skewer the market’s money fixation. It backfired

                  Kerry James Marshall, David Zwirner; Mantegna and Bellini, National Gallery

                    Kerry James Marshall sells to the black A-list, but pokes fun at his big‑bucks status, and Mantegna and Bellini go head to head — who comes out on top?

                    Oceania, Royal Academy; Turner Prize 2018, Tate Britain

                      Oceania is a valuable, beautiful show at the Royal Academy, while the 2018 Turner prize is soul-crushingly awful