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Community of Risk

‘Uproar!’ From the creation of Eve to the kitchen sink, Ben Uri gallery celebrates the first 50 years of the London Group

19 Nov 2013

Up in Arms

The New-York Historical Society’s ‘The Armory Show at 100: Modern Art and Revolution’ actually reveals a measured side to the legendary show

18 Nov 2013

Wellcome Questions

‘Foreign Bodies, Common Ground’ – the Wellcome Collection’s current exhibition – is refreshingly self-reflexive

18 Nov 2013

Chicago in London

Judy Chicago is one of the pioneers of feminist art. In London last month, she found time to answer a few questions about her work

7 Nov 2013

Vexing Vienna

‘Facing the Modern’ at the National Gallery boasts masterful works from a turbulent period in Vienna’s history. It’s an exhausting display

5 Nov 2013

Arch Enemies

There is no convincing moral argument against it: rebuild the Euston Arch!

5 Nov 2013
Fukujusõ (Adonis Flower)

Explicit intent – the art of shunga in Japan

The display of erotic art from other traditions, be they Greco-Roman or Japanese, should make us think about what it meant to its original audiences

1 Nov 2013

Leonora Carrington

The Celtic Surrealist Leonora Carrington drew on a heady mix of influences. This exhibition – the first major retrospective of the…

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Sea View

‘Nelson, Navy, Nation’, a new gallery at the National Maritime Museum, is at its best when it challenges our relationship to its well-worn stories

28 Oct 2013

Stabiles in Spoleto

Ronchini Gallery’s exhibition ‘Calder & Melotti’ hinges on the artist’s shared experiences in Spoleto, Italy – but the context is never fully explored

26 Oct 2013

Anthony Caro

Apollo is deeply saddened to hear of the loss of Sir Anthony Caro, the influential British sculptor who died yesterday at the age of 89

24 Oct 2013

Legacies

Rebecca Morrill discusses her work at the Contemporary Art Society to expand and strengthen public art collections in the North East

23 Oct 2013

So Much Munch

The Munch Museum and National Museum in Oslo recently joined forces to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Munch’s birth

22 Oct 2013

No Alternative?

There are noble ideals (and some interesting artists) at work, but The Other Art Fair and Moniker’s crowded display doesn’t give the art a chance

21 Oct 2013

Catalogue Photography

Dayanita Singh’s exhibition at the Hayward Gallery is curious curatorial blend: archive, library and gallery combined

16 Oct 2013

Friezing Outside

Too many young dealers view Frieze as the gatekeeper to artistic fame and fortune, and are desperate to come in from the cold

11 Oct 2013

Best is Yet to Come

The Hamburger Bahnhof looks at 20th-century attitudes to the future, but didn’t foresee some of the problems of its chosen approach

6 Oct 2013

Acme Corporation

The Whitechapel Gallery celebrates Acme Studios’ avant-garde roots, but is it now just urban ruin-porn for London’s property developers?

5 Oct 2013

Risen Again

A new Titian is a rare thing indeed; and it certainly looks good enough to be true

4 Oct 2013

Show and Tell

Leonora Carrington may be a ‘literary painter’ and a surrealist storyteller, but we should not forget the formal qualities that underpin her best work

1 Oct 2013

In Defence of the Curator

Curators are not ‘pirates who’ve taken over the ship’ and Waldemar Januszczak should know it

30 Sep 2013

Propped Up Portraits

Carefully staged celebrity portraits by Jonathan Yeo and Michael Peto are on display at the National Portrait Gallery

29 Sep 2013

Ideal Man

The Musée d’Orsay’s exhibition of male nudes is almost a great show, but it misses a timely opportunity to explore homoerotic sentiment in art

28 Sep 2013

Revival: Laura Ashley

An exhibition at the Bowes Museum proves that Laura Ashley’s influence lives on

27 Sep 2013