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                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

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                  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