Painting

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Much of a Dutchness: the world’s biggest ever Vermeer show is an unmissable feast
A milkmaid daydreaming, a mistress clutching a letter, a city waking at dawn … Vermeer was a master of the intimate, absorbing moment – and this sublime show frees his glorious vision

Adrian Searle

07, Feb, 2023 @3:55 PM

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The other Monet: impressionist’s brother is star of new exhibition
A Paris show will focus on Claude’s little-known elder sibling Léon Monet and his impressionist collection

Kim Willsher

07, Feb, 2023 @5:00 AM

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‘She created a space where people could reveal themselves’: the unique portraits of Alice Neel
A new exhibition celebrates a 20th-century painter acclaimed late in life for capturing the unvarnished essence of friends, neighbours – and even art critics

Skye Sherwin

06, Feb, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Artists must be protected from piracy in the new world of AI | Letter
Letter: We must recognise the critical importance of strong copyright law and fair remuneration, writes Christian Zimmermann

03, Feb, 2023 @5:10 PM

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Un-macho abstraction, a Venice Lion and questions of queerness – the week in art
The female heroes of abstract expressionism, Sonia Boyce in Margate and an unsettling ruling at Tate Modern – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

03, Feb, 2023 @2:13 PM

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Chris Ryland obituary
Other lives: Talented painter of flowers with a powerful vision of nature

Paul Prestidge

02, Feb, 2023 @5:28 PM

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‘I could have died’: how an artist rebuilt his career after a studio fire
Much of Mike Henderson’s ‘protest paintings’ were destroyed after a fire but in his first solo exhibition for decades he shows what was recovered and restored

David Smith in Washington

02, Feb, 2023 @7:01 AM

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Tudor Mystery review – who could have painted such medieval strangeness?
A new exhibition brings together portraits of weird children and nobility by an artist with an eye for human uniqueness. It also reveals their true identity …

Jonathan Jones

01, Feb, 2023 @4:49 PM

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Ukrainian man goes on trial in France over theft of £1.3m painting found in Kyiv
Paul Signac’s Le Port de La Rochelle was lifted from a museum in 2018 and found a year later by Kviv police in an unconnected raid

Kim Willsher in Paris

30, Jan, 2023 @2:39 PM

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Bath’s slavery past, an exiled Iraqi and Britain’s first celebs – the week in art
Early photographs are put in the frame, Günther Förg revels in colour, Alberta Whittle probes Bath, and sculptor Barbara Chase-Riboud gets an extended run

Jonathan Jones

30, Jan, 2023 @11:21 AM

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Mohammed Sami: The Point 0; Giorgio Morandi: Masterpieces from the Magnani-Rocca Foundation – review
The masterly paintings of Baghdad-born Mohammed Sami conjure an ominous no man’s land. And vases conspire with jugs in the still lifes of Giorgio Morandi

Laura Cumming

29, Jan, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Rare Giacometti chandelier bought for £250 in London set to sell for millions
Piece acquired by English painter in antiques shop in 1960s has been confirmed as lost work by Swiss sculptor

Vanessa Thorpe and Lesley Bellew

28, Jan, 2023 @4:00 PM

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