Comic belief

    By putting cartoon strips on gallery walls, Roy Lichtenstein helped to create the hip art movement that defined the 1960s. But his works are far from throwaway or simplistic — as a grand new exhibition reveals

    Art: Vuillard

      As a lonely voyeur, Vuillard was a genius. What a pity he loosened up, says Waldemar Januszczak

      Art: Brancusi

        Brancusi was an overrated plunderer of primitive art, says Waldemar Januszczak. The evidence is on show at Tate Modern

        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