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    Not a sly eroticist after all: Alma-Tadema was a home bod with a powerful sense of history and a surprising depth

    Seurat to Riley at Compton Verney

      A dazzling exhibition that sets the standard for how all shows should be done

      Holbein shines at the National Portrait Gallery

        The German painter is the main draw at The Encounter: Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt; and an intriguing work by William Dobson has turned up in Oxford

        Soul of a Nation

          Does this Tate Modern show succeed in speaking truth to Black Power?

          Manchester International Festival

            The biennial festival stays stays close to home with a poignant look at the city’s people and proud cultural heritage

            Gregory Crewdson at the Photographers’ Gallery

              The photographer Gregory Crewdson’s latest show inspires less a sense of existential despair than one of contrived absurdity

              Germany 1919-1933 at Tate Liverpool

                Tate Liverpool’s examination of Germany between the wars through portraits, both painted and photographed, reveals a country descending into darkness

                Khandija Saye

                  A full version of Waldemar’s text remembering the work of Khandija Saye – young artist, who died in Grenfell Tower fire

                  Mondrian, but not as you know him

                    There’s more to Holland’s most famous proponent of De Stijl than rectangles, as this detailed exhibition in the Hague shows

                    Grayson Perry at the Serpentine Gallery

                      He is a man at the top of his game — and the queen of nimble social observation in his new London show