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Ruin Lust, Tate Britain

The first room of Ruin Lust is a knockout. Three large-scale pictures indicate the enduring fascination that ruins have held for artists over the...

The Great War In Portraits at National Portrait Gallery: A masterpiece in storytelling

There are many reasons to visit the National Portrait Gallery’s new show, not least of which is to pay respect to the winners of the Victoria Cross, the highest decoration for valour in the presence of the enemy.

Ruin Lust at Tate Britain gathers 100 scenes of dereliction

Tate Britain has gathered together 100 works of buildings in varying states of dereliction for its latest exhibition.

Cezanne and the Modern review - 'puts Ashmolean in the big league'

The glistening colours of one of Paul Cézanne's greatest paintings absorb every brain cell that has anything to do with visual attention in a beautiful new exhibition at Oxford's Ashmolean Museum.

Cezanne and the Modern, Ashmolean Museum, review

One January morning in 1945, a few months short of his 50th birthday, an American businessman called Henry Pearlman walked into an auction house in New York and bid successfully on a painting.

Ruin Lust at Tate Britain, art review

The eerie beauty of ruins has seduced artists from Turner to the YBAs, as Zoe Pilger discovers at Tate Britain.

Ruin Lust review - transience, doom and lyrical melancholy

About ruins, and their appeal, the Germans coined the right word: Ruinenlust, an insatiable desire for the relics of devastation and decay.

The Great War in Portraits

Wars are remembered in numbers. Soldiers and civilians become figures and statistics.

M.F Husain: Master of Modern Indian Painting - Victoria and Albert Museum

For the first time, M.F. Husain's final nine paintings will be on display at the V&A this summer. Husain is considered to be one of the leaders of the modern art movement in Indian painting. His Indian Civilization series represents his vision of the

Georg Baselitz: Farewell Bill, Gagosian Gallery, review

London is falling to the Germans. At the National Gallery, Holbein, Dürer, Cranach and other masters of the German Renaissance fill the Sainsbury Wing in the ill-conceived exhibition Strange Beauty.