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Head to head with Mother Nature

    Tony Cragg’s art can’t compete with the drama and beauty of Yorkshire Sculpture Park

    O Mother, Where Art Thou?

      It’s not the official story, but the RA’s take on 1930s American art is all the better for that.

      A bigger picture of revolution

        Jolly portraits of Stalin rub shoulders with the stark simplicity of the avant-garde in the RA’s brilliant Russian art show

        David Hockney: How he made his mark

          Chatty, cheerful, rebellious and sometimes irritating, Tate’s retrospective has it all, says Waldemar Januszczak

          Knotty problem

            Turner Contemporary’s attempt to make textile art seem exciting soon unravels

            He’s got squares pegged

              Richard Wilson goes unpublic with his mad and marvellous art — but who gets our vote for the Fourth Plinth?

              ‘This job will test every atom of your talent’

                Our art critic has a bit of advice for the brand-new directors of Tate and the V&A

                The art of the selfie

                  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?

                  Stunning visions of a high-flyer

                    A little-seen side of the First World War features majestic Italian Alps, flirtatious locals and a painting pilot

                    A murky way of seeing

                      John Berger’s art series, so hailed in his obituaries, was neither great nor influential television