Exhibitions

Beguiling: Yinka Shonibare, at the Serpentine Galleries, reviewed

18 May 2024 9:00 am

More than seven centuries ago, the medieval cartographer Richard of Haldingham created Hereford Cathedral’s Mappa Mundi; I say ‘created’ because…

Fascinating insight into the mind of Michelangelo

11 May 2024 9:00 am

You’re pushing 60 and an important patron asks you to repeat an artistic feat you accomplished in your thirties. There’s…

The latest Venice Biennale is ideologically and aesthetically bankrupt

27 April 2024 9:00 am

Last week’s opening of the 60th edition of the Venice Biennale marks a watershed for the art world. In much…

How flabby our ideas of draughtsmanship have become

20 April 2024 9:00 am

The term drawing is a broad umbrella, so in an exhibition of 120 works it helps to outline some distinctions.…

Impressionism is 150 years old – this is the anniversary show to see

6 April 2024 9:00 am

The time that elapsed between the fall of the Paris Commune and the opening of the first proper impressionist exhibition…

The genius of Yoko Ono

24 February 2024 9:00 am