There are narratives in abstract art just as in figurative painting – and a show on Twombly and Poussin aims to prove it.
The restoration of Sir John Soane's Museum offers an enticing new view of one of the world's most sumptuous architectural treats, says Jay Merrick
An artist so lacking in message he makes apple pie and picket fences look loaded
Stuck for interesting ways to welcome in the New Year? Well, to celebrate its bicentenary Dulwich Picture Gallery will unveil a borrowed masterpiece every month until the end of 2011.
Only one winner in this generation game
Paul Nash, the celebrated war artist, could see conflict in everyday objects, even on the Sussex Downs
Paul Nash depicted both the horror of war and the beauty of the English landscape. Tom Lubbock is left entranced
Walter Sickert painted Venice's much-loved landmarks time and again. But his later, darker portraits of the city's underbelly steal the show for Michael Glover