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Chaïm Soutine: his best paintings

    He may have lived squalidly, but the studious painter was no oik

    How Covid changed the art world

      The pandemic has laid waste to the industry, with last year’s biennales the casualties. Good — it’s time we returned to basics and put people back in the picture

      Having a blue period? Try a pick-me-up from a virtual tribute artist

        While galleries remain shut, fans of Picasso and Hockney are giving art lovers daily doses of culture with social media accounts showing off their work

        Learn to mind your mannerism

          Once dismissed as excessively lavish and overly distorted, the art of the late Renaissance does offer some delights

          Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace at the Queen’s Gallery

            The Queen’s Gallery can be overlooked but the art there weakens the knees

            Sad souls in a happy encounter

              The juxtaposition of Tracey Emin and Edvard Munch is a revelation, shedding light on both painters’ work

              How artists have recognised the beauty of masks

                They are new to many of us now, but artists have long been fans of face coverings

                Forget The Queen’s Gambit, here’s the real art of chess

                  The game has been inspiring creative minds for centuries

                  The Japanese by Christopher Harding, review — an impressive history

                    A marvellous study of a nation in 20 memorable characters

                    Arctic — Culture and Climate at the British Museum

                      A show that needs more grit and less propaganda