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Waldemar Januszczak in Cremona

    The Sunday Times art critic sings the praises of the Renaissance city that’s home to the Stradivarius

    Rose Wylie; Wade Guyton

      Move over, YBAs. Today’s hottest artists are old enough to be your grandmothers — and they’re anything but shy and retiring

      Monochrome at the National Gallery

        What’s black and white and yellow all over? The National Gallery’s Monochrome show — a triumph for new ways of seeing

        Gauguin l’Alchimiste and Picasso 1932, Paris

          Two Paris shows ignore curatorial negativity about Gauguin and Picasso, and revel in their brilliant

          Charles II — Art & Power at the Queen’s Gallery

            After the austerity of Cromwell, Charles II cheered England up. A lavish show at Buckingham Palace reveals how he brought the monarchy back to glory with baroque bling

            Turner Prize 2017, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull

              This year’s Turner prize show is less a humdinger, more a preachy moan. But one artist rises above it all. The winner is…

              Pride and Persecution: Jan Steen’s Old Testament Scenes, Barber Institute of Fine Arts

                A new Jan Steen show puts the Dutch artist’s Old Testament work centre stage — for fascinating reasons

                The miracle of Da Vinci: turning a £45 oddity into a £341m old master

                  The record price paid last week for an atypical work by the Renaissance painter tells us more about hype than value in art

                  Modigliani at Tate Modern: the naked truth

                    Waldemar Januszczak lays bare the capricious impressionist as his work comes to Tate Modern

                    Red Star over Russia and Ilya and Emilia Kabakov at Tate Modern

                      Tate Modern explores Russian posters and installation art — and in both shows there’s something missing