Jolly portraits of Stalin rub shoulders with the stark simplicity of the avant-garde in the RA’s brilliant Russian art show
Chatty, cheerful, rebellious and sometimes irritating, Tate’s retrospective has it all, says Waldemar Januszczak
Turner Contemporary’s attempt to make textile art seem exciting soon unravels
Richard Wilson goes unpublic with his mad and marvellous art — but who gets our vote for the Fourth Plinth?
Our art critic has a bit of advice for the brand-new directors of Tate and the V&A
Painters used to be the only people capable of self-portraiture, but now we are all at it. As a new Saatchi Gallery show celebrates the selfie, is vanity itself is now an art form?
A little-seen side of the First World War features majestic Italian Alps, flirtatious locals and a painting pilot
John Berger’s art series, so hailed in his obituaries, was neither great nor influential television
A return to ‘proper painting’ falls flat at the Saatchi, but there are welcome sparks of creativity at the ICA and Sadie Coles
Zaha Hadid leaves a typically brilliant legacy. It’s surprisingly cheery, too