Monthly Archives: January 2004

Art: Philip Guston

Philip Guston rebelled against modern America by eating, drinking and smoking to excess. His paintings expose the futility of our existence, says Waldemar Januszczak

Art: Illuminating the Renaissance

With their dazzling colours and exquisitely crafted borders, the manuscripts on show at the Royal Academy prove that God is in the details, says Waldemar Januszczak

Grecian lightning

His highly charged paintings changed the shape of Picasso’s work. Yet El Greco has been ignored for centuries. Now, a new exhibition in Britain will finally pay homage to the Greek genius. Report by Waldemar Januszczak

Art: Andy Goldsworthy

His books are hugely popular, but can a new show persuade the art world to give Andy Goldsworthy the credit he deserves, asks Waldemar Januszczak

Art: Gimme, gimme, gimme

The British Museum’s new Enlightenment display boasts a cornucopia of rare delights — but could an age-old greed lie behind that acquisitive urge, asks Waldemar Januszczak