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Alibis: Sigmar Polke 1963-2010 review voraciously off-the-wall pop

Tate Moderns retrospective takes up 14 rooms. And its barely enough to contain the messy, druggy, unfathomably elusive and wondrous art of Sigmar Polke.

Sigmar Polke: Alibis in pictures witty, sly fantasies from a German pop master

This retrospective, starting this week at Tate Modern, brings together the inscrutable, funny, and astonishingly wide-ranging pop art created by Sigmar Polke across nearly 50 years of work.

Anselm Kiefer, Royal Academy

And so, I finally come to write of Anselm Kiefer, and with something of a heavy heart, as heavy, I’d vouch, as one of his load-bearing canvases. 

The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher, Anselm Kiefer, An Enemy of the People, Ida

Tom Sutcliffe and guests Lisa Appignanesi, Ryan Gilbey and Denise Mina discuss the cultural highlights of the week including two times Booker winner Hilary Mantel's new book of short stories "The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher," in which she turns her

The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher, Anselm Kiefer, An Enemy of the People, Ida

Tom Sutcliffe and guests Lisa Appignanesi, Ryan Gilbey and Denise Mina discuss the cultural highlights of the week including two times Booker winner Hilary Mantel's new book of short stories "The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher," in which she turns her

Looking is a Very Positive Act - David Hockney - Cartwright Hall Art Gallery

This exhibition of David Hockney's work focuses on his early work, providing an insight into his career in the early days. It features drawings, paintings, prints and photography.

Witches And Wicked Bodies At British Museum

It’s well documented that the classification of ‘witch’ was once used as an excuse to torture and murder innocent women.

Curator-driven ambitions mar this Constable show at the V&A

The V&A has an unparalleled collection of hundreds of works by John Constable (1776–1837), but hardly anyone seems to know about them. This is perhaps because they’re usually kept on an upper floor of the Henry Cole Wing, rather off the beaten track f

Parallax Art Fair - Chelsea Town Hall

The Parallax Art Fair will exhibit almost 200 international makers and over 3000 pieces of fine, decorative and applied arts. Visitors can buy art directly from the artist without having to pay gallery commission fees. Countries represented in Oct

Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends - National Portrait Gallery

Acclaimed on both sides of the Atlantic, John Singer Sargent was considered to be the greatest portrait painter of his generation. This exhibition features over 70 portraits, many of which span over his time in London, Paris and Boston as well as his visi