Art in Iran: Donald Trump’s Twitter threat to target cultural sites in the country should make us acknowledge their surpassing beauty

    Tehran’s gleaming tombs and Isfahan’s soaring madrasas barely scratch the surface of the Iranian contribution to culture. By Waldemar Januszczak

    The best of the decade

      Waldemar picks his highlights from the past decade

      Hogarth: Place and Progress

        A pugnacious Hogarth show at the Sir John Soane’s Museum is full of political pertinence

        Theaster Gates, Tate Liverpool

          The American artist brings a quietly shocking show about slavery to Liverpool

          Cars: Accelerating the Modern World, V&A, London

            The V&A’s motor show is full of vivid observations — understand it and you will understand humanity

            Anselm Kiefer, White Cube, London; Ged Quinn, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London

              Anselm Kiefer’s mind-blowing White Cube show gives us the bigger picture: it’s outrageously ambitious

              Dora Maar, Tate Modern, London

                Just don’t mention the P-word: Dora Maar was so much more than Picasso’s surrealist sidekick, as this intriguing — and frustrating — new show demonstrates

                Caravaggio and Bernini, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

                  A Caravaggio and Bernini show in Vienna offers an exciting, intimate vision of the baroque era

                  Lucian Freud: The Self-Portraits, Royal Academy, London

                    Freudian slips: this retrospective reveals that the artist’s ambition was greater than his abilities

                    Leonardo da Vinci, Louvre, Paris

                      This Leonardo show might be lacking in paintings, but it does have a surprise star