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Banksy 'Spy Booth' near GCHQ preserved by millionaire for community

There had been concerns Cheltenham artwork by guerilla graffiti artist would be auctioned off.

Channelling Monet for the Yankee dollar

Hands up everyone unaware there is such a genre as American Impression-ism.

Richard Wilson and the Transformation of European Landscape Painting, National Museum, Cardiff

This is a sumptuous show of work by the Welsh-born artist – though the curators’ thesis about the ‘progressive’ nature of his work is controversial.

Emily Carr in British Columbia - Dulwich Picture Gallery

The first UK exhibition dedicated to Emily Carr - one of Canada’s most beloved and esteemed artists, virtually unknown outside Canada. The exhibition will trace a dramatic trajectory from darkness to light. Visitors will first encounter Carr’s broodin

Richard Wilson and the Transformation of European Landscape Painting - National Museum of Wales

This major loan exhibition marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of Richard Wilson (1714-1782), perhaps Wales’s greatest artist. Before Wilson, British artists painted the landscape to record its appearance. Wilson showed how landscape paintings c

Shelagh Wakely A View from a Window - Camden Arts Centre

Nature and its ephemeral magic are the focus of a major exhibition of work by influential British artist Shelagh Wakely (1932–2011). Across all the galleries and the garden, the exhibition brings together works spanning the breadth of media Wakely worke

Spiritual sensations

Kazimir Malevich (1879–1935) is one of the founding fathers of Modernism, and as such entirely deserves the in-depth treatment with which this massive new Tate show honours him.

Malevich

If you know one thing about Kazimir Malevich (1879-1935), it’s that he is the creator of the suprematist ‘Black Square’, the first and last word in abstraction, painting’s absolute zero.

Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision

How much you enjoy this show depends on two things. 1) A pre-existing interest in and familiarity with the life and works of Virginia Woolf, and 2) a high tolerance for the posh, neurotic ‘intellectual aristocrats’ of the Bloomsbury group.

Truth and Memory: British Art of the First World War

The war was just too big, confided William Kennington after he had completed his masterpiece ‘The Kensingtons at Laventie’ in 1915, one of the first things you’ll see in the ‘Memory’ section of this captivating two-part show.