Review: The Fifth Prix Pictet

The Prix Pictet is a prize for art with an argument, and this year’s shortlist is as strong as ever

27 May 2014

Hollow memorials? the problem with artists’ houses

A new installation mythologises Van Gogh’s old apartment in London: but such properties are often disappointing

26 May 2014

Muse Reviews: 25 May

A round-up of the week’s reviews

25 May 2014

Review: Bill Viola’s ‘Martyrs’ at St Paul’s Cathedral

‘Martyrs’ is a beautiful series of videos, but it’s overshadowed by Wren’s magnificent architecture

23 May 2014

Review: Ben Johnson ‘Time Past Time Present’ at Alan Cristea Gallery

Time stops in Ben Johnson’s intricate paintings of empty architectural interiors

22 May 2014

Homecoming: Sergio Larrain’s photographs on display in Chile

Larrain’s powerful work hasn’t been on display in his home country since the 1960s

20 May 2014

Review: ‘The Power of the Sea’ at the Royal West of England Academy

Interest in maritime art ebbs and flows, but it seems that we have hit a new wave

19 May 2014

Review: Tania Kovats’ bottled oceans at Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

‘Oceans’ is a sophisticated response to a multitudinous, powerful subject

19 May 2014

Muse Reviews: 18 May

A round-up of the week’s reviews from Paris, Berlin, London and New York

18 May 2014

Review: Artists’ Scrapbooks at the ICA, London

The ICA’s Reading Room was put to good use recently with an exhibition of creative scrapbooks

18 May 2014

Review: Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, ‘The Strange City’ (Monumenta 2014)

The Kabakovs’ ‘Strange City’ at the Grand Palais isn’t completely alien

17 May 2014

Review: David Ostrowski’s ‘Emotional Paintings’ at Peres Projects

Ostrowski insists that he is a ‘romantic’ painter…But here, all of the emotion is drained out

15 May 2014

Beneath the bling: a few highlights from Frieze New York

A few of the notable works from this year’s fair that flew under the radar, beneath the bling

13 May 2014

Review: Lucio Fontana at the Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris

The works in this exhibition are a welcome antidote to the punctured Fontanas flooding the market

12 May 2014

Muse Reviews: 11 May

A round-up of the week’s reviews, including Rodin, John Piper, Yinka Shonibare and Joanna Hogg

11 May 2014

Review: Sculptures by Houdon and Clodion at the Frick Collection

A superb display of fine neoclassical French marble and terracotta

10 May 2014

Review: ‘Rodin – In Private Hands’ at Bowman Sculpture

Rodin’s vigorous bronzes turn classical models into highly original works of art

8 May 2014

Review: Highlights from the Brighton and HOUSE Festivals

From a house made of waste to Yinka Shonibare’s library, there are some strong shows in Brighton this month

8 May 2014

Review: Liam Gillick and Viv Albertine star in Joanna Hogg’s ‘Exhibition’

Hogg delivers another candid portrayal of contemporary upper-middle class life

7 May 2014

Review: John Piper at the Bohun Gallery

A small but ambitious exhibition of the British modernist’s varied work has opened in Oxfordshire

6 May 2014

‘The Educated Eye? Connoisseurship Now’ at the Paul Mellon Centre

What do we mean by ‘connoisseurship’ these days?

6 May 2014

Muse Reviews: 4 May

A round-up of the week’s reviews: including Veronese, Richter and Polke, and the late works of Matisse

4 May 2014

Review: ‘The First Georgians’ at The Queen’s Gallery

A new exhibition brings the circumstances of the Hanoverian Succession centre stage

1 May 2014

Review: ‘Polke/Richter Richter/Polke’ at Christie’s Mayfair

The partnership and rivalry between these two great painters was mutually beneficial

30 Apr 2014