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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

      The Pack by Joseph Beuys

        Frightening times bring to mind a disturbing installation, says Waldemar Januszczak

        Do It, Serpentine Gallery; Super Blue Omo, Njideka Akunyili Crosby

          The Serpentine’s daft ‘Do It’ project doesn’t do it for me — they could survey developments by black artists instead, says Waldemar Januszczak

          The Polish Rider by Rembrandt

            Waldemar Januszczak finds striking parallels between the painter’s mysterious subject and Clint Eastwood

            Kimono: Kyoto to the Catwalk

              A virtual exhibition wraps up the rich and dynamic history of this exquisitely beautiful Japanese garment, says Waldemar Januszczak

              Beethoven Frieze by Gustav Klimt

                The unexpected TV appearance of Klimt’s painting reminds us of its peculiarity, says Waldemar Januszczak

                Tate Modern anniversary: 20 years of wow

                  When the gallery opened in 2000 it changed the way we see art. Waldemar Januszczak examines its meteoric impact

                  Life? or Theatre? by Charlotte Salomon

                    Waldemar Januszczak struggles to pin down the masterwork of a German Jewish refugee who murdered her grandfather

                    How the great artists responded to lockdowns

                      Waldemar Januszczak looks at what artists such as Van Gogh and Picasso created in enforced isolation