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Lubaina Himid at the Tate Modern — she hates me, but I love her new work

    Lubaina Himid is only the fourth living British artist to have been given a retrospective at Tate Modern

    Why Albrecht Dürer beats Leonardo, Raphael and Michelangelo

      Imagine it’s 1510. Someone asks you to mount an exhibition devoted to the greatest and most significant artist at work in Europe at the time. Who would you go for?

      The Courtauld Gallery’s post-impressionist collection was a secret for too long

        A £60m revamp showcases works from van Gogh, Renoir, Manet and more

        Hogarth and Europe — Britain’s Brexiteer artist yanked into today’s culture wars

          He was a jingoistic loudmouth — so why has Tate Britain spoiled a fabulous exhibition with fantasy readings of his intentions?

          The Poles are Britain’s silent minority. But their art has begun to speak

            It’s time to take notice of the million Poles in our midst

            Is this a photograph or a painting? Lucy Mckenzie’s Liverpool exhibition questions what you really see

              Two exciting shows by female artists play thrillingly with the idea of perception

              Why black art matters — and the joyful Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition

                I was a sceptic, but diversity in art has been wondrous and may be its salvation

                Poussin and the Dance review — the National Gallery brings us the decadent delights of this puzzling French artist

                  Waldemar Januszczak has embraced the French artist at last

                  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