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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

          Zanele Muholi, Tate Modern

            Zanele Muholi’s self-portraits are magical

            London Grads Now, Saatchi Gallery, London SW3

              A lucky few graduates seize the moment — with work that questions nature and identity

              Titian exhibition: watch Waldemar Januszczak’s tour of the National Gallery’s masterly show

                Titian’s Poesies are united for the first time at the National Gallery, and Waldemar Januszczak is awestruck

                Cranach: Artist and Innovator, Compton Verney

                  Were Lucas Cranach’s paintings of naked ladies there to titillate — or to educate? By Waldemar Januszczak

                  Gordon Parks, Alison Jacques Gallery; Khadija Saye, 236 Westbourne Grove, London

                    A resonant photography exhibition focusing on segregation in 1950s America turns the lens on to the everyday cruelties and injuries of racism

                    Art in lockdown review: the National Portrait Gallery; Art Basel; David Zwirner gallery; Hauser & Wirth

                      The challenges of lockdown have been met with varying degrees of success online by art galleries, says Waldemar Januszczak