Reviews

Anthony Caro’s late, great sculptures at Annely Juda Fine Art

‘The Last Sculptures’ is a timely celebration of Caro’s late work, almost a year after his death

7 Oct 2014

‘Rossetti’s Obsession: Images of Jane Morris’ at the William Morris Gallery

Jane Morris posed as numerous legendary characters for Rossetti: what of her own?

6 Oct 2014

Art in unusual places: the Art Licks Weekend

A quick tour of Peckham’s hidden galleries…

6 Oct 2014

Muse Reviews: 5 October

Recent exhibition reviews, including Constable, Edwin Smith and a modern take on the minotaur myth

5 Oct 2014

Review: Modern ruins steal the show in ‘Constructing Worlds’

Abandoned and neglected sites feature as prominently as those in construction in the Barbican’s photography exhibition

3 Oct 2014

The Balfron Tower ‘pop-up’ puts Brutalism back in the spotlight

The reopening of Flat 130 makes Brutalism briefly accessible

2 Oct 2014

Review: ‘Ming: 50 years that changed China’ at the British Museum

There was more to the Ming period than blue and white porcelain

2 Oct 2014

The sound of war: Susan Philipsz’ Broken Ensemble at Eastside Projects

The troubling sounds of five war-damaged instruments are heard for the first time in over 100 years

1 Oct 2014

Small town life: Gwen Raverat at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge

Kettle’s Yard showcases the wood engravings of Gwen Raverat, who made her name depicting the area around Cambridge

1 Oct 2014

Review: ‘Ordinary Beauty: The Photography of Edwin Smith’ at RIBA

Edwin Smith’s photographs captured the end of a different age

30 Sep 2014

Modern Myth: Mary Reid Kelley’s ‘Swinburne’s Pasiphae’

Reid Kelley retells the minotaur story with rare and quite brilliant verve

30 Sep 2014

Review: ‘British Art at War: David Bomberg’ on BBC Four

Another informative episode, but why does it claim to be about war when the subject is given so little airtime?

29 Sep 2014

Review: ‘Constable: The Making of a Master’ at the V&A

If you thought that you knew John Constable’s art, you are going to be in for something of a surprise

29 Sep 2014

Muse Reviews: 28 September

From ancient Assyria to the Vienna Actionists…a round-up of recent reviews and interviews

28 Sep 2014

The Wallace Collection’s Great Gallery

The nuances of the new hang might be lost on the non-specialist, but overall the Wallace Collection’s refurbished gallery is magnificent

27 Sep 2014

Bodies in action: Vienna Actionism at Hauser & Wirth New York

To really appreciate this body of work, leave your sense of propriety at the door

26 Sep 2014

Wp Wp Wp: Fiona Banner at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Fiona Banner’s extraordinary indoor Chinook will make you want duck and run

24 Sep 2014

Review: ‘British Art at War: Walter Sickert’ on BBC Four

Andrew Graham-Dixon gives an engaging account of the modern artist and marketeer. But what about the war?

23 Sep 2014

Muse Reviews: 21 September

Great British artists in the limelight this week: ‘Late Turner’ at Tate; Christopher Dresser at the Fine Art Society; and Paul Nash on BBC Four

21 Sep 2014

London in Paris: Gilbert & George at Thaddaeus Ropac

Will Gilbert and George’s Scapegoating Pictures have the same impact in Paris as in London?

20 Sep 2014

Review: Bernd and Hilla Becher at Sprüth Magers

An earnest girl in a Hackney pub once told me she was fascinated by motorway flyovers; ‘I just think they’re…

19 Sep 2014

‘Houses as Museums…Museums as Houses’

What is it that separates a house from a museum, and do we like those separations?

18 Sep 2014

Review: ‘Jim Dine: A History of Communism’ at Alan Cristea Gallery

Dine turns Soviet-era lithographic stones into contemporary art

17 Sep 2014