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Now you see me

    Who knew Claude Cahun and Gillian Wearing would make such a brilliant team at the NPG?

    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