Painting

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The volcanic, uncontrollable visions of a master reborn – Late Constable review
Forget the rural idylls. This sublime show recasts John Constable as the godfather of the avant garde, producing explosive, nightmarish paintings of a vanishing world

Jonathan Jones

26, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Six jailed in Spain for selling fakes of Goya and other artists online
Valencia police seized 27 paintings by various artists being sold for €1.2m, 18 of which were crude forgeries

Sam Jones in Madrid

25, Oct, 2021 @11:56 AM

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Ron Mueck: 25 Years of Sculpture; The Gaze review – size isn’t everything
Tiny woman beats giant skull in the inscrutably hyperreal sculptures of Ron Mueck. And Moroni’s handsome tailor inspires a look at the male gaze

Laura Cumming

24, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Painting is back in the frame … and the rising stars are mostly women
Two decades after Damien Hirst’s pickled cow, young artists have returned to traditional pigment on canvas

Richard Brooks

24, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘Never sold a painting in his life – but died worth $100m’: the incredible story of Boris Lurie
The difficult, devastating work of the Holocaust survivor turned painter is being celebrated at a new exhibition at New York’s Museum of Jewish Heritage

Jordan Hoffman

21, Oct, 2021 @5:45 PM

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How our art critic ended up in the Beano: The Art of Breaking the Rules – review
From Viz to the fourth plinth to David Bowie, the perennially upstart comic’s influence rampages on – and even our own Adrian Searle can’t get off scot-free

Adrian Searle

20, Oct, 2021 @3:59 PM

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Remembering the first women of the Royal Academy | Letter
Letter: Angelica Goodden notes that two founder members were women, two centuries before Dame Laura Knight became an Academician

Letters

19, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Raphael Revealed review – 500th-anniversary survey of the Renaissance great
While we’re waiting for the delayed National Gallery extravaganza, this wide-ranging documentary relays the full breadth of Raphael’s achievements

Andrew Pulver

15, Oct, 2021 @7:45 PM

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Atta Kwami obituary
Painter, printmaker and sculptor whose colourful work drew on the vernacular art of his native Ghana

Oliver Basciano

15, Oct, 2021 @4:24 PM

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Frieze, phones and avant garde fashion – the week in art
The Frieze art fair is in full swing in Regent’s Park, Martin Boyce is on the blower in Glasgow and Lucy McKenzie is playing tricks on the eye in Liverpool – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

15, Oct, 2021 @3:42 PM

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The Spanish Gallery review – would you like a scary fresco with your sherry and tapas?
Bishop Auckland, County Durham
This new museum has big dreams – but that old Spanish magic doesn’t hit you until you reach the frescoes. Great place for a tapas bar, though

Jonathan Jones

15, Oct, 2021 @9:08 AM

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The life less ordinary of artist Laura Knight
From painting nudes at a time when it was forbidden to sleeping among the troops in both world wars, the vitality of her work makes her still strikingly relevant

Lara Feigel

14, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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