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
Jess, Robert Duncan and their circle; Charles Burchfield; Xavier Ribas; and young painters…
Two young artists argue for a return to paint and pencil
Burchfield’s fantastical watercolours deserve to be better known
Ribas’s work highlights the violence and arbitrariness of boundaries and frontiers
From the early 1950s, Robert Duncan and Jess established a nexus of literary and artistic life at their home in San Francisco
A roundup of the week’s reviews: including Syrian artists in London; Titian in Scotland; a riverbed in Denmark…
Sanctified and worldly subjects come together in the Scottish National Gallery’s exhibition of Venetian art
In focusing on recent innovations, this exhibition risks losing sight of some of the original allure of its subject
A new display of art from Captain Cook’s voyages is compelling, but doesn’t quite tell the whole story
How does an art scene evolve if its founding location becomes a war zone?
Perspectives on war: Marsden Hartley’s paintings from Berlin in WWI; and Mark Neville’s photographs and films from Helmand Province, Afghanistan
The characters in Walker’s works are caught in moments of enigmatic significance, at once inconsequential and charged with possible implication
Mark Neville’s films and photographs from Afghanistan reveal the strange banality of war
After three formative years in Berlin, Hartley returned to the US at the forefront of the avant-garde
The week’s reviews: art in lights in Times Square; magic lanterns at the Whitechapel Gallery; and an epiphany of sorts at the Sandham Memorial Chapel
Can the objects of political activism hold their own in a museum?
Love him or hate him, Stanley Spencer’s First World War paintings at Burghclere will win you over
A look at The Hague’s modern collections
What lies between still photography and the moving image?