Monthly Archives: October 2006

What is art for?

Waldemar Januszczak is tired of hearing that the slides at Tate Modern aren’t art. They’re certainly not oil paintings. Then why are people so keen to be taken for a ride?

Battersea Power Station

A polluted landscape of dreams betrayed — Waldemar Januszczak on the ideal setting for China’s art

Still sexy after all these years

One of the great painters has his first big British exhibition next week: Velazquez, at the National Gallery. Waldemar Januszczak explains his titanic influence