Reviews

Charles Marville and the Urban Sublime

Marville found glimpses of the Romantic sublime in Haussmann-era Paris. His photographs at the Met are not to be missed

26 Mar 2014

Salon du Dessin: March Apollo

In Apollo’s March issue we previewed Salon du Dessin, which opens tomorrow at the Palais de la Bourse, Paris

25 Mar 2014

Affected Taste: William Kent at the V&A

How do you like your Georgians? William Kent’s designs come with a liberal coating of gilt

25 Mar 2014

‘Clemenceau, le Tigre et l’Asie’ at Musée Guimet, Paris

This exhibition about Clemenceau’s enthusiasm for Asian art is little short of revelatory

23 Mar 2014

Muse Reviews: 23 March

A round-up of the week’s reviews: murals, ruins, maps and charts, and contemporary responses to historic art…

23 Mar 2014

‘Diverse Maniere: Piranesi, Fantasy and Excess’ at Sir John Soane’s Museum

The current Piranesi exhibition at Sir John Soane’s Museum raises interesting questions about original artworks and their reproductions

22 Mar 2014

Stimulating the mind and the eyes: Barnes and Shonibare

Yinka Shonibare’s work at the Barnes Foundation is both entertaining and deeply reflective

22 Mar 2014

Trouble in Paradise: A Tribute to Kashmir in Chicago

Nilima Sheikh’s extraordinary paintings need more introduction than they are given here

20 Mar 2014

Whitney Biennial

It’s been billed as ‘the broadest and most diverse’ Whitney Biennial to date, and the enormous variety of this year’s display is no bad thing

19 Mar 2014

Hidden Treasures at TEFAF

Some of Maastricht’s masterpieces are easily overlooked

18 Mar 2014

Intelligent Design: Beautiful Science at the British Library

We tend to forget how good art and design can be at communicating big ideas, and, it turns out, big data

17 Mar 2014

‘Ruin Lust’ at Tate Britain

Ruination is a condition of modern life. An exhibition at Tate Britain explores its enduring appeal

17 Mar 2014

A New Lease of Life for Jackson Pollock’s Mural

Restoration work on the painting has revealed some interesting facts, and debunked some myths

16 Mar 2014

Muse Reviews: 16 March

A round-up of the week’s reviews: Beautiful bronzes, Cézanne and the Modern, abstract drawings, Bill Viola, and Asian art

16 Mar 2014

A Tour of Asia Week New York

A roundup of highlights from Asia Week New York which runs from 14–22 March

15 Mar 2014

Meditations on Film: Bill Viola at the Grand Palais

Meditative and mysterious, Bill Viola’s video work asks timeless questions

13 Mar 2014

A Hard Line: Sculptor Richard Deacon curates ‘Abstract Drawing’

Deacon stretches the concept of drawing well beyond the flat page

11 Mar 2014

Outstanding Renaissance and Baroque Bronzes at the Frick Collection

A small but exceptional display of bronzes from the Hill Collection

10 Mar 2014

Muse Reviews: 9 March

A round-up of the week’s reviews: women artists, kinetic art, Korea, spambots, keywords, the First World War and Futurism

9 Mar 2014

Reframing Futurism at the Guggenheim

The sheer scale of the Guggenheim’s display makes it impossible to box Futurism into its usual uneasy categories

7 Mar 2014

The Face of War: ‘The Great War in Portraits’

This thoughtful and thought-provoking exhibition gives the war a human face

6 Mar 2014

Keywords and Constellations at Tate Liverpool

‘Keywords’ is a great idea for an exhibition, but it’s easy to lose some of the threads in the display

5 Mar 2014

‘Treasures from Korea’ in the USA

An exhibition of Korean art from the Joseon Dynasty has begun its year-long tour of the US

4 Mar 2014

Muse Reviews: 2 March

A round-up of the week’s reviews: dance, poetry, collage, textiles, installations and painting

2 Mar 2014