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Waldemar Januszczak on Ugo Rondinone’s end of lockdown celebration show

    Rondinone’s blue horses show a yearning for a lost past

    Waldemar Januszczak on the feminine power of a textile art show

      The Threadbare show is an intriguing window on the contemporary world — from a woman’s point of view

      Frank Auerbach and Tony Bevan make us feel the thrill of stepping into a gallery

        Stepping into an art gallery after the interminable months of screen-watching was more slap than hug. There was a sense of having to learn something afresh, like trying on new shoes or feeling your teeth after a visit to the hygienist. Those critics who have been making hay during the lockdown — readers of novels, […]

        Waldemar Januszczak on the ironic new V&A exhibition

          The museum is pinning its hopes on a show of Fabergé’s gewgaws

          Waldemar Januszczak on the restoration of Michelangelo’s Sistine ceiling

            Plus, an encounter with survivors of the Waco siege brought about a revelation

            Waldemar Januszczak on identity issues in the art world

              There’s a seismic shift happening in art as, at last, the lives that have been excluded start to take centre stage

              Joseph Beuys: his best art

                Waldemar Januszczak celebrates the legacy of a unique voice

                The Mirror and the Palette by Jennifer Higgie, review — putting female artists back into art history

                  A study of self-portraits charts 500 years of women’s art

                  Waldemar Januszczak on the mad rise in auction prices

                    A frenzied lockdown desire to collect things has overtaken us, and it’s having a dire effect on the art market

                    Waldemar Januszczak on why artists must fight a new urge to ‘collectivise’

                      The art world is abuzz with the idea of collectives — and it should make your heart sink