Anneka French is a writer and critic based in Birmingham, UK

A K Dolven explores Norwegian landscapes in Birmingham

Peder Balke’s sublime paintings of Norway off-set the contemporary artist’s own exploratory work

17 Mar 2015

Review: Isabelle Cornaro at Spike Island

Objects become images, images become objects, in the artist’s latest show

25 Feb 2015

Pipilotti Rist’s enveloping videos at Hauser & Wirth

Rist’s work is overtly sensual, and places the visitor’s own body at its centre

11 Dec 2014

Review: CRW Nevinson’s ‘Rebel Visions’ at the Barber Institute

A small but powerful collection of Nevinson’s visions of war

26 Nov 2014

‘Unreliable Evidence’: Manet and contemporary art in the Mead Gallery

Manet’s ‘Execution of Maximilian’ is lost in the midst of so much contemporary art

17 Nov 2014

The sound of war: Susan Philipsz’ Broken Ensemble at Eastside Projects

The troubling sounds of five war-damaged instruments are heard for the first time in over 100 years

1 Oct 2014