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Why the Turner prize is an insult to art

    A prize that was supposed to celebrate the best of British artistic talent is now a blighted annual brouhaha of preachy fake news

    You think you know about Frans Hals’s The Laughing Cavalier? He’s not laughing or a cavalier

      Frans Hals: The Male Portrait is at the Wallace Collection, London W1

      Helen Frankenthaler: Radical Beauty review — a heroic or pointless effort?

        The American artist who dared to go against the grain

        Churchill painting: Art? Don’t make me laugh! It looks like a paint by numbers kit

          Landscape by the war leader could fetch £2.5m at auction next month

          Painting is back — is conceptual art doomed?

            Waldemar Januszczak reviews Mixing It Up at the Hayward Gallery

            Bellotto at the National Gallery — paintings in a different league from his uncle, Canaletto

              Bernardo Bellotto (1721-80) is an indistinct presence in the annals of art.

              Lucian Freud at Tate Liverpool review — the naked truth is revealed

                For once a show of the portrait artist’s work that doesn’t feel like visiting a naturist camp — with your clothes on

                Sophie Taeuber-Arp at Tate Modern — the forgotten genius of artists’ wives

                  They cooked, they cleaned — no wonder it took so long to discover the work of women such as Sophie Taeuber-Arp

                  Paula Rego at Tate Britain: an overlooked artist to rival Hockney and Bacon

                    She is one of the most important artists working in Britain today — she’s brilliant, intense and a bit bonkers. Why is she so perversely overlooked?

                    Waldemar Januszczak on how Covid and cancel culture have shaken the art world

                      Our greatest museums and galleries have been tested like never before. Only one hasn’t put a foot wrong