Review: ‘Xavier Ribas: Nitrate’ at MACBA, Barcelona

Ribas’s work highlights the violence and arbitrariness of boundaries and frontiers

26 Aug 2014

‘An Opening of the Field: Jess, Robert Duncan, and Their Circle’ at the PMCA

From the early 1950s, Robert Duncan and Jess established a nexus of literary and artistic life at their home in San Francisco

25 Aug 2014

Muse Reviews: 24 August

A roundup of the week’s reviews: including Syrian artists in London; Titian in Scotland; a riverbed in Denmark…

24 Aug 2014

Sacred and profane: ‘Titian and the Golden Age of Venetian Art’

Sanctified and worldly subjects come together in the Scottish National Gallery’s exhibition of Venetian art

22 Aug 2014

Review: ‘Multiple Exposures: Jewellery and Photography’ at MAD New York

In focusing on recent innovations, this exhibition risks losing sight of some of the original allure of its subject

21 Aug 2014

Review: ‘The Art and Science of Exploration’ at the Queen’s House

A new display of art from Captain Cook’s voyages is compelling, but doesn’t quite tell the whole story

18 Aug 2014

Review: ‘Syria’s Apex Generation’ at Ayyam Gallery

How does an art scene evolve if its founding location becomes a war zone?

18 Aug 2014

Muse Reviews: 17 August

Perspectives on war: Marsden Hartley’s paintings from Berlin in WWI; and Mark Neville’s photographs and films from Helmand Province, Afghanistan

17 Aug 2014

Enigmas: Caroline Walker’s lithographs and paintings

The characters in Walker’s works are caught in moments of enigmatic significance, at once inconsequential and charged with possible implication

15 Aug 2014

Review: Mark Neville’s Helmand Work at the IWM London

Mark Neville’s films and photographs from Afghanistan reveal the strange banality of war

13 Aug 2014

Review: ‘Marsden Hartley: The German Paintings 1913–15’ at LACMA

After three formative years in Berlin, Hartley returned to the US at the forefront of the avant-garde

11 Aug 2014

Muse Reviews: 10 August

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

10 Aug 2014

Review: ‘Disobedient Objects’ at the V&A

Can the objects of political activism hold their own in a museum?

8 Aug 2014

Stanley Spencer’s Masterpiece: The Sandham Memorial Chapel

Love him or hate him, Stanley Spencer’s First World War paintings at Burghclere will win you over

8 Aug 2014

‘Twixt Two Worlds’: spirit photography and magic lanterns at the Whitechapel Gallery

What lies between still photography and the moving image?

6 Aug 2014

A good advert for American art? Art Everywhere in the US

Can art add sparkle to the USA’s advertising billboards?

6 Aug 2014

The Hague’s Hidden Treasures: Prince William V’s Picture Gallery

Not all of the Mauritshuis’s treasures are actually in the Mauritshuis

3 Aug 2014

Muse Reviews: 3 August

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

3 Aug 2014

The Hague’s hidden treasures: Museum Bredius

There’s more to the Hague than the Mauritshuis

31 Jul 2014

Review: ‘The Space Where I Am’ at Blain|Southern, London

Blain|Southern’s group exhibition is about absence, but does the presence of so many big names get in the way?

30 Jul 2014

Edinburgh Art Festival: what not to miss

Heading to Edinburgh? Here are six fine art exhibitions to visit while you’re out there…

30 Jul 2014

Ancient Contemporary: Hauser & Wirth Somerset

What’s a stylish mega-gallery like Hauser & Wirth doing on an old farm in Somerset?

29 Jul 2014

The Rodin Gift to the V&A: a centenary celebration

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

29 Jul 2014