A round-up of the week’s reviews: Hauser & Wirth Somerset; Rodin’s gift to the V&A; the Museum Bredius; and The Space Where I Am
Blain|Southern’s group exhibition is about absence, but does the presence of so many big names get in the way?
Heading to Edinburgh? Here are six fine art exhibitions to visit while you’re out there…
What’s a stylish mega-gallery like Hauser & Wirth doing on an old farm in Somerset?
In 1914 Auguste Rodin gifted 18 sculptures to the V&A, in tribute to the British soldiers fighting alongside his own countrymen in the First World War
Manifesta 10 in St Petersburg; South American art in the Royal Academy; and the aptness of the Barbican as a venue for digital art…
Frances Spalding’s expertly curated exhibition places Woolf at the still centre of the Bloomsbury group
With global politics so dominant in the conversation surrounding Manifesta, there was a danger the art might become an irrelevant sideshow. Does it hold its own?
The diversity of South American abstraction is one of its main strengths
Two London shows worth visiting this summer
How is the rapidly changing world of digital technology affecting culture?
Italian art in London; architectural success-stories; and a deliberately boring biennale…
Bochner’s piled-up word paintings at the Jewish Museum are strangely anxiety-provoking
Kahn’s designs have a sense of grandeur unmatched by most modernist buildings
Paolini’s work isn’t well known in the UK, but it remains as relevant as ever
Even in his aeropainting phase Dottori was committed to the pastoral
Smiljan Radić’s design sits beautifully within Hyde Park
Some exhibitions disappoint by design…
Gobelins tapestries; Franz West’s strange monsters; Lygia Clark’s body nostalgia; and the 1966 World Cup final…
With the World Cup final fast approaching, it’s a good time to reconsider this particular collective myth
MoMA has mounted a welcome retrospective of Clark’s challenging and changing art
Curator Eva Badura-Triska has managed to preserve the spirit of freedom in the late artist’s work
This display reveals how the Gobelins tapestry manufactory in France flourished through the 18th century