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Look after the pennies and the Tondo takes care of itself

    Here we go again. Just as the arrival of the first swallow signals the start of spring, so the arrival of a financial crisis at the Royal Academy prompts a call for the academy to sell its most prized possession: the Taddei Tondo. Carved in Florence in the early 1500s, this unfinished relief is the […]

    Cecily Brown, Blenheim Palace; Tantra, British Museum

      Some of Cecily Brown’s paintings at Blenheim misfire, but the best are snappy and subversive

      The book of Gauguin: a preview of the rare manuscript Avant et après at the Courtauld

        Waldemar Januszczak is given exclusive access to the most important of the artist’s outpourings at the gallery’s temporary home

        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

                  The National Gallery reopens

                    It is the first of the big guns to open its doors, and what treasures await

                    How Tracey Emin, Damien Hirst, Grayson Perry and others responded to the lockdown

                      Solitude has not only magnified the importance of art, but also given our artists a renewed sense of focus, says Waldemar Januszczak