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Interview: inside Anselm Kiefer’s studio

Politics, history, money – and alchemy. The provocative artist gives our visual arts critic a tour of his studio.

Constable: The Making of a Master, V&A

There is plenty to see in this exhibition that is as much a tribute to nature as it is to the artist himself. But it is also a display which seems to emphasise Constable’s influences rather more than on his own work as a whole. Evidence of this is p

Jasper Johns: Regrets, Courtauld Gallery, review: 'problematic'

At 84, is Jasper Johns's new series a late flowering of genius or just more of the same, asks Alastair Smart?

The Real Tudors, National Portrait Gallery

For all the political hurly burly, social change and religious upheaval of the Tudor period and the intriguing personal histories of its monarchs, it is surely the portraits of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I that have done most to secure the Tudors in popular

Constable: The Making of a Master, V&A - exhibition review

The V&A argues that Constable wasn’t simply a man of nature, but an art scholar steeped in painterly tradition.

National Portrait Gallery researchers reveal 'airbrushed' Elizabeth I in X-ray of portrait

The National Portrait Gallery has been X-raying its Tudor portraits to come up with some intriguing finds beneath the layers of paint.

Charles Addams: life and characters

A look at the life and humorously macabre works of Charles Addams, creator of The Addams Family.

Master of alchemy

Martin Gayford talks to a surprisingly jolly Kiefer in advance of a major new Royal Academy retrospective.

Jasper Johns: Regrets, Courtauld Gallery

In your ninth decade it may not come as a surprise to find death staring you in the face.

Magic in the Moonlight; Constable at the V&A; Ballyturk

Tonight's Front Row reviews Woody Allen's Magic In The Moonlight, starring Colin Firth, and Samira Ahmed visits the new Constable exhibition at the V&A.