From ancient Assyria to the Vienna Actionists…a round-up of recent reviews and interviews
The nuances of the new hang might be lost on the non-specialist, but overall the Wallace Collection’s refurbished gallery is magnificent
To really appreciate this body of work, leave your sense of propriety at the door
Fiona Banner’s extraordinary indoor Chinook will make you want duck and run
Andrew Graham-Dixon gives an engaging account of the modern artist and marketeer. But what about the war?
Great British artists in the limelight this week: ‘Late Turner’ at Tate; Christopher Dresser at the Fine Art Society; and Paul Nash on BBC Four
Will Gilbert and George’s Scapegoating Pictures have the same impact in Paris as in London?
An earnest girl in a Hackney pub once told me she was fascinated by motorway flyovers; ‘I just think they’re…
What is it that separates a house from a museum, and do we like those separations?
Dine turns Soviet-era lithographic stones into contemporary art
Hopper treads the line between documentary and art expertly
Andrew Graham-Dixon explores the work of Paul Nash, whose career was deeply affected by the two World Wars
Overlooked for decades, Christopher Dresser is now recognised as one of the most influential figures in 19th-century design
It is not painting that is set free here, but the painter, liberated from the often questionable roles into which he has been conscripted in the name of British art
Unfortunately these particular obscure objects make for a slightly incoherent show…
Inedible gardens and Jasper Johns’s regrets…our round-up of recent reviews
Why has the UK waited so long for an exhibition of this artist’s work?
Lucian Freud in Francis Bacon’s studio through Jasper Johns’s eyes: a small but powerful show
Daniel Crouch Rare Books’ engaging display of maps old and new
Daniel Lobb’s installation for children is a nice idea, but what’s it actually for? And can you eat it?
Expect eco-friendly fish and chips, beach huts inspired by Hawksmoor, and crow’s nest hotels
A round-up of the week’s reviews: including Kerry James Marshall, Al Jazeera’s Rebel Architecture and previews of Turner at Tate and Courbet at the Beyeler
Al Jazeera’s ‘Rebel Architecture’ series challenges the ways in which we view the role of the architect
Marshall tackles the history of slavery, race politics, black power or social emancipation in bold but ambiguous ways