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Art: The Early Years of Old Masters

The figurative paintings of Baselitz, Richter, Polke and Kiefer challenged the primacy of abstraction in the 1960s

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Art Fairs: September – October

Dates for your diary this autumn

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Art: Private Garden, Dreamed Garden

A group of young American artists descended on Giverny, the home of the great impressionist Claude Monet, at the turn of the 19th century establishing a colony there.

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Art: Gerhard Richter Seascapes

Basically, painting is idiocy,” the German artist Gerhard Richter once said. In a poll by Vanity Fair to find the greatest living painter, Richter came first – not bad for an idiot. Read more…

Art: Inspired by Nature

The National Trust continues to expand its programme of interactive events which this summer includes a major exhibition at Standen House in West Sussex devoted to the work of William Morris. Read more…

Art: Lee Krasner, Living Colour

What could a woman determined to pursue her own artistic career but married to Jack ‘the Dripper’ Pollock expect? Read more…

Art: Art promenades in the Chianti Region

Three years ago, a group of regional councils in Italy created an art trail following in the footsteps of the Renaissance master Piero della Francesca. Read more…

Art: Ibrahim El-Salah Pain Relief

The Saatchi Gallery for contemporary art, opened by Charles Saatchi in 1985 to exhibit his private collection and now based in Chelsea has become a charity and will show art outside his holdings in future. Read more…

Art: Fra Angelico and the Rise of the Florentine Renaissance

Devoted to just 10 years, from 1420 to 1430, the new exhibition at the Prado might deter the new breed of museum-goers keener on immersive experiences than didacticism. Read more…

Art: Van Gogh and Britain

Andrea Marechal Watson highlights exhibitions being held in London, West Sussex, Bilbao and Madrid
and looks into a combined art and wine walking tour in the Chianti region of Italy Read more…