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Collage proves women’s art is on a roll

    This celebration of contemporary art is the type of show you wish would come round more often

    Edvard Munch at the Courtauld: the tortured genius who craved the sun

      This rare show of the Norwegian artist’s most personal work is a masterclass in painting, desire and terror

      Feminine Power at the British Museum: Mary Beard roars on to the battlefield

        The power of ancient art is drowned out by preachy commentary in a new show at the British Museum

        Reframed: The Woman in the Window — an imaginative show ruined by identity politics

          This inspired take on the classic painter’s motif was set to be my exhibition of the year

          The Queen is history’s most famous face — but why are her portraits so dismal?

            The camera loved Elizabeth II as if she were a film star and she loved it back. But I blame the Establishment School of Untalented Lackeys for all those disappointing paintings

            Tate Britain exhibtion: the dark heart of Walter Sickert

              He probably wasn’t Jack the Ripper, but he certainly tore up the rule book with art that is murky in every way

              Venice Biennale: the art world is fiddling while the world burns

                This should be art’s moment. But the me, me, me issues obsessing the pampered Gucci-clad hordes at the Venice Biennale feel terribly out of step

                Venice Biennale winner Sonia Boyce: ‘We need to inspire’

                  The British artist won the top award that eluded Bacon, Hockney and Freud.

                  Inspiring Walt Disney at the Wallace Collection — the surprising links between French rococo and Frozen

                    How the spirit of the 18th century lives on in cinema

                    Hew Locke: The Procession is the show Prince William and Kate should have seen before Jamaica

                      Tate Britain is transformed into a carnival but look twice, it is not so celebratory