Andreas Gursky’s disquieting yet sublime photographs form the first show at the refurbished Hayward

A new exhibition at the National Gallery displays an extraordinary range of monochrome works

Soutine’s hotel workers and Cézanne’s gardener feature in two London exhibitions of portraits

Some of the Iberian treasures bought by Victorian collector John Bowes can now be seen in London

Jasper Johns is the J.D. Salinger of contemporary art, whose gnomic work defies easy categorisation

An exhibition lets us see objects from Matisse’s studio alongside the paintings he used them in

Vermeer tapped the same sources as his contemporaries, but his work had hidden depths

For Italians of the Renaissance, the home was a place of religious intimacy and contemplation

Howard Hodgkin reduces portraiture to something more essential than physical form

An exhibition of Australian Impressionism demonstrates the movement’s global reach