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THE Exhibitions

Love Bites: Caricatures by James Gillray Subscription

26 March 2015 | By Alexander Massouras

An exhibition of Georgian satirical prints is a timely study of the medium’s enduring power, finds Alexander Massouras

Joshua Reynolds: Experiments in Paint Subscription

19 March 2015 | By Shahidha Bari

An artist often portrayed as an orthodox portraitist is depicted as having an ‘unquenchable thirst’ for innovation and experiment, finds Shahidha Bari

Potential Architecture: Ambika P3, London Subscription

12 March 2015 | By

Bold new works exemplify the ethos of a university’s unique underground experimental exhibition space

The Institute of Sexology, Wellcome Collection, London Subscription

20 November 2014

The pioneers who examined human sexual desire took personal risks to uncover the realities of sex, this exhibition shows. Fern Riddell writes

Alibis: Sigmar Polke 1963-2010 at Tate Modern, London Subscription

9 October 2014

The German artist critiqued Western ideals with humour and a sharp eye for their subjective nature, says Eliane Glaser

Anselm Kiefer at the Royal Academy: cataclysmic, transformational, stupendous Subscription

2 October 2014

Alex Danchev on the artist’s extraordinary and formidable work

Disobedient Objects at the V&A: knit your own revolution Subscription

31 July 2014

Shahidha Bari on a thoughtfully assembled tour of dissent in all its handcrafted, inflatable, gorilla-masked, badge-bedecked glory

Liverpool Biennial 2014 Subscription

10 July 2014 | By

There’s much to enjoy at this year’s arts events, says Matthew Reisz, even if its central theme is a bit tenuous

The Wonder of Birds: Nature, Art, Culture Subscription

29 May 2014

Birds have been portrayed in myriad ways over the centuries. Victoria de Rijke admires a selection of some of the best

International Exchanges: Modern Art and St Ives, 1915-1965, Tate St Ives Subscription

22 May 2014

Fiona Hackney considers the small colony of artists whose influence was felt far beyond their Cornish base

Wedding Dresses 1775-2014, V&A Subscription

8 May 2014

Celebrity creations and vintage gowns delight in an exhibition that marries social history and fashion, says Shahidha Bari

Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK, British Library Subscription

1 May 2014

Words and pictures combine to tackle controversial issues in this edgy art form, says Will Brooker

Chris Marker: A Grin without a Cat, Whitechapel Gallery, London Subscription

24 April 2014

A rare retrospective of the French filmmaker’s work reveals themes of perception and time, suggests Davina Quinlivan

British Surrealism Unlocked: Works from the Sherwin Collection Subscription

17 April 2014 | By

A GP’s art collection offers a comprehensive view of an overlooked movement

Rwanda in Photographs: Death Then, Life Now Subscription

27 March 2014

Shahidha Bari finds vivid and lurid representations of the unnerving normality of the everyday in today’s Rwanda

Ruin Lust Subscription

13 March 2014

At Tate Britain, Leo Mellor finds potency, fatalism and beauty in depictions of transience, both gradual and cataclysmic

Making Painting: Helen Frankenthaler and J. M. W. Turner Subscription

30 January 2014

Turner Contemporary in Margate allows visually convincing comparisons in the work of two major artists

Natural Histories: A Project by Miguel Ángel Blanco Subscription

19 December 2013

The alchemy between art and nature gives food for thought, writes Philip Hoare

Singapore Biennale 2013: a show that fizzes with ideas Subscription

12 December 2013

Mutability and periphery come to the fore in an event focused on Southeast Asia’s artists, writes Peter Hill

A Lasting Legacy: The House and Collection of Victor Skipp Subscription

21 November 2013

An exhibition built around the collection of a historian and art hoarder reveals his boundless capacity for seeing things

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