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London Diary: fine art in ‘sinful Soho’

The current show at Marian Goodman gallery is a blast, and White Cube has come up with a winner, too

25 Jan 2016

London Diary: who gets to be a national treasure?

Is it acceptable to lay into an octogenarian painter who has long been a ‘national treasure’?

8 Dec 2015

London Diary: Art and Anxiety

‘I made it my mission last week to find a show that captured the city’s twitchiness.’

25 Nov 2015

London Diary

Hacktivists crash Tenderpixel’s private view; Berenice Abbott’s works intrigue at Beetles + Huxley; and Sadie Coles opens a new gallery

10 Nov 2015

London Diary: Auerbach’s City

Nobody has captured the city’s ever-changing whirl quite like Auerbach: don’t miss his shows at Tate Britain and Marlborough

26 Oct 2015

London Diary

Cartier-Bresson, Bomberg’s circle and Damien Hirst’s homage to Hoyland: don’t let Frieze week distract you from these London shows

12 Oct 2015

London Diary

Be won over by Ai Weiwei, blown away by Bridget Riley, and get lost in the National Theatre’s concrete corridors this week

29 Sep 2015

London Diary

Thank god for September. The art year has kicked off like a mule with a grievance

14 Sep 2015

London Diary

Zzzzzzz. That, in brief, is the most accurate way to sum up London at the moment

25 Aug 2015

London Diary

London is now stuck in the August doldrums. I’d complain about it more if only I could muster the energy

9 Aug 2015

London Diary

Thrilling and thoughtful work by an Angolan collective puts shows by Marc Quinn and Joseph Cornell in the shade

21 Jul 2015

London Diary

Alexander McQueen’s exquisite tailoring; the Serpentine’s slightly shabby pavilion; Andy Warhol’s money-worship; and Kallos gallery’s exceptional ancient art

5 Jul 2015

London Diary

Tate’s ‘Fighting History’ is a failure: if you want proper history, see Ian Hamilton Finlay’s Revolutionary work at Victoria Miro

21 Jun 2015

London Diary

Michael Craig-Martin has brightened up the RA Summer Exhibition a bit, but Agnes Martin is truly unmissable at the Tate

7 Jun 2015

London Diary

Hockney’s psychedelic new creations at Annely Juda; Thomas Struth’s exceptional photographs at Marian Goodman; and Andre Kertesz at James Hyman

17 May 2015

London Diary: 3 May

Supersymmetry dazzles in the Vinyl Factory; Lawrence Lek empties the Royal Academy; and a horrible vision in Hammersmith

3 May 2015

London Diary: 19 April

Ravilious is bonkers and brilliant in Dulwich; Space sparkles at Daniel Blau; and is ‘Woman in Gold’ so bad it’s good?

19 Apr 2015

London Diary: 5 April

Tracey Emin’s bed, Isa Genzken’s money, NS Harsha’s space cows, and Roger Ackling’s ‘Simple Gifts’

5 Apr 2015

London Diary: 22 March

Traces of the World Trade Centre in London; counterculturalism and Robert Fraser; and Hauser & Wirth’s space in Somerset

22 Mar 2015

London Diary: 8 March

Mary Moore vs the YBAs; this month’s most covetable exhibition catalogue; and Alex Katz’s trousers

8 Mar 2015

London Diary: 22 February

Digby Warde-Aldam explores what London has to offer, from contemporary abstract painting to Sargent’s most disquieting portraits

22 Feb 2015

London Diary: 17 October

Frith Street Gallery moves back to Frith Street, and Multiplied opens at Christie’s

17 Oct 2014

London Diary: 16 October

Charles Ede Ltd celebrates ‘a flourishing tradition’; the National Portrait Gallery celebrates anarchy and beauty…

16 Oct 2014

London Diary: 15 October

From Rembrandt to Richter: some major new shows opening today, not to mention Frieze itself

15 Oct 2014