Reviews

Majesty and Mortar: Palaces on the BBC

The final episode of Dan Cruickshank’s enthusiastic and engaging tour of ‘Britain’s Great Palaces’ airs on BBC4 tonight

2 Jul 2014

Review: ‘Mario Schifano 1960−67’ at Luxembourg & Dayan

Focusing on seven key years in Schifano’s incessant artistic metamorphosis

1 Jul 2014

Cultural Confidence: Scotland’s GENERATION

This huge series of contemporary art displays is a timely reminder of Scotland’s cultural diversity in an eventful year

30 Jun 2014

Muse Reviews: 29 June

From Alexander Pope to 3D printing pens… a round-up of this week’s exhibition reviews and interviews

29 Jun 2014

A Good Start: START Art Fair at Saatchi Gallery

The inaugural edition of START Art Fair at Saatchi Gallery looks set to become a positive new addition to the art fair calendar

28 Jun 2014

Reopening the jewel box: the Mauritshuis opens its doors

The Mauritshuis masterpieces are back in place in The Hague, and the newly-restored and extended building has opened its doors

27 Jun 2014

A ‘Koonsian Adventure’: Jeff Koons at the Whitney

The Whitney says goodbye to its old building with balloons, by the world’s most expensive living artist…

26 Jun 2014

Review: ‘Fame and Friendship’ at Waddesdon Manor

A jewel box of an exhibition that opens up important questions about celebrity, patronage and sculpture

22 Jun 2014

Muse Reviews: 22 June

From folk art to minimalism… a round-up of recent reviews from the Muse Room

22 Jun 2014

Dazzle ships and drawings in Liverpool

Do Nasreen Mohamedi’s drawings at Tate Liverpool better reflect modernist camouflage experiments that Carlos Cruz-Diez’s dazzle ship?

20 Jun 2014

Exhibiting Architecture: Highlights from Venice

How do you exhibit architecture? These pavilions from Venice’s Architecture Biennale pass the test

18 Jun 2014

Fundamentals: Venice Architecture Biennale

The 14th International Architecture Exhibition is open in Venice. Rem Koolhaas has made some alterations to the usual plan…

18 Jun 2014

Rise and Fall: ‘Progress’ at The Foundling Museum

David Hockney, Yinka Shonibare, Grayson Perry and Jessie Brennan update Hogarth’s ‘A Rake’s Progress’

17 Jun 2014

The model architect: touring Sir John Soane’s Museum

A number of the architect’s prized models are back on prominent display in Sir John Soane’s Museum

17 Jun 2014

Review: ‘British Folk Art’ at Tate Britain

The charm and whimsy of ‘British Folk Art’ at Tate Britain isn’t at the expense of rigorous analysis

16 Jun 2014

Review: ‘Other Primary Structures: Others 2’ at the Jewish Museum New York

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose… the Jewish Museum revisits its seminal 1966 exhibition of minimalist sculpture, again

15 Jun 2014

Muse Reviews: 15 June

A round-up of recent reviews from The Muse Room

15 Jun 2014

Extraordinary structures: The Wind Tunnel Project in Farnborough

The reopening of Farnborough’s flight testing centre is one of the most unusual and remarkable art projects in recent years

14 Jun 2014

Review: Adriana Varejão, ‘Carnivorous’ at Victoria Miro

Taken on their own, Varejão’s drawings lack the sinister, seductive appeal of her other work

13 Jun 2014

Review: Kenneth Clark at Tate Britain

It won’t pull in the crowds, but this niche exhibition rewards those who do visit

11 Jun 2014

Review: The Pre-Raphaelite Legacy at the Metropolitan Museum

The Metropolitan Museum celebrates what is arguably England’s most lyrical and seductive contribution to the fine arts in this focused show

10 Jun 2014

Review: Richard Deacon and Bill Woodrow at the New Art Centre

Bill Woodrow and Richard Deacon’s collaborative glass sculptures are interestingly out of place in the Wiltshire countryside

8 Jun 2014

Muse Reviews: 8 June

A round-up of the week’s reviews

8 Jun 2014

Review: Tate’s ‘Matisse Live’

It was an interesting broadcast, but Tate’s tour around its Matisse show gained little from being ‘live’

6 Jun 2014