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Art: Is there anything left to say about the Mona Lisa

    Waldemar Januszczak finds the answer in the Queen’s Leonardo drawings

    Art: A style that never was

      There are two kinds of art deco, discovers Waldemar Januszczak at the V&A: the one he likes, and the one he doesn’t

      Art: Catch him if you can

        Titian kept rewriting painting’s rules, with his nudes as much as his portraits, in his early works as much as his late. We haven’t grasped all of him yet, says Waldemar Januszczak

        Art: Black was the colour

          Max Beckmann rails against the world in almost every painting — but he never seemed to grasp what made him quite so angry, says Waldemar Januszczak

          Cover Story: Not so candid Cameron

            She might have been the world’s first celebrity snapper, but did Julia Margaret Cameron really see what was right under her nose, asks Waldemar Januszczak

            Art: Bin a long time coming

              One brave artist has finally dared poke fun at the West’s worst nightmare — and hopefully shown us not to trust everything we see. Just don’t mention the war, says Waldemar Januszczak

              Art: Stuck in the middle with you

                De Chirico might have been obsessed with Ariadne, but does that make his work samey, asks Waldemar Januszczak

                Art: Poptastic!

                  Just what is it that makes Richard Hamilton so different, so appealing? Waldemar Januszczak unravels his unsung genius

                  Where art they? Waldemar Januszczak goes hunting for lost works of art

                    Rembrandt’s painting of the circumcision of Christ went missing sometime before 1756. Michelangelo’s bronze statue of David hasn’t been seen since its last-known owner lost his head in the French revolution. And countless other treasures have vanished. Who’s got them? Waldemar Januszczak investigates

                    Art: Pissarro

                      Why doesn’t Pissarro get the respect his work deserves? Waldemar Januszczak blames the beard