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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

            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