Painting

Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude, Courtauld Gallery - exhibition review

This small but incisive exhibition focuses on about 40 drawings and watercolours by the Austrian bohemian.

Timothy Spall, Picasso Museum, Maria João Pires, Memphis

Timothy Spall has brought JMW Turner to life in Mike Leigh's new film, Mr Turner - he tells Damian Barr how he did so, learning to paint like the master and using his own love of the sea.

Timothy Spall, Picasso Museum, Maria João Pires, Memphis

Timothy Spall has brought JMW Turner to life in Mike Leigh's new film, Mr Turner - he tells Damian Barr how he did so, learning to paint like the master and using his own love of the sea.

Artist Rooms: Roy Lichtenstein - Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997) was one of the most radical and influential artists of the twentieth century. With great integrity to materials and techniques, and with intellectual rigour and wit, Lichtenstein created visually striking works that continue t

Russian Avant-Garde Theatre, V&A, review: 'convulsive'

After the Russian Revolution, artists and directors combined to make theatre as radical as society.

Mis-en-Mars

You have to hand it to the Russians. They beat us into space, beat us to sexual equality, and a small display of early Soviet avant-garde theatre and film design, tucked away in the V&A’s ‘Performance’ area, proves that they beat us hollow in matter

Anarchy and Beauty: William Morris and His Legacy, 1860-1960, National Portrait Gallery - exhibition review

This show that seeks to present William Morris as a proto-hipster misses the point that he was a socialist, not an anarchist; Morris & Co’s workshops stitched trade union banners as well as table runners.

Caragh Thuring - Chisenhale Gallery

This is a new body of work by the London based painter. It is her first solo exhibition at a public gallery. Her work explores the speed in which images are consumed, asking about how much information is required to satisfy intention and how the proce

Moroni, Royal Academy, London

From late-Renaissance also-ran to ‘one of the greatest painters of the 16th century’.

Exploding heads and candy bombers: vintage collages to blow your mind

With roast dinners made of gemstones, planes dropping boiled-sweet bombs and a girl sipping from a brain with a straw, artist Eugenia Loli's magical realist mash-ups are mind-bending, strange and unsettling.