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Visual Arts

Whistler: the first contemporary artist?

Oscar Wilde's fearsome pal is star of the Liverpool Biennial - Mark Hudson wonders why he's still important

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared review tastes of sentimentality

Based on the bestselling Swedish novel by Jonas Jonasson, this is a shaggy dog story that's neither funny nor serious Lengthily and quirkily entitled, and based on the bestselling Swedish novel by Jonas Jonasson, this picaresque European fantasy has an el

Digital Revolution - The Barbican

Digital Revolution explores and celebrates the transformation of the arts through digital technology since the 1970s. The exhibition brings together for the first time a range of artists, filmmakers, architects, designers, musicians and game developers, w

Radical Geometry, Royal Academy, review: 'stunning'

The Radical Geometry exhibition of abstract South American work utterly transforms our understanding of 20th-century art, says Alastair Smart

Digital Revolution, Barbican Centre, review: 'gimmicky'

This exhibition showcases impressive creative technology, but the actual art is weak, says Alastair Sooke

Making Colour, The National Gallery

The National Gallery has a range of personas it adopts for its exhibitions, and for this one, about colour, it has deployed the po-faced, teachy one. The pompous tone is because it’s not just about art this time, there’s science in it, which makes it

TateShots: Bill Viola

Bill Viola and curator Matthew Gale are interviewed about the artist's work on show at St Paul's Cathedral and Tate Modern in this TateShots video.

Dennis Hopper: The Lost Album, Royal Academy

From Apocalypse Now to Blue Velvet to Speed, as a screen presence Dennis Hopper grew ever more weird and scary.

Bruegel to Freud, Courtauld Gallery, review: 'plenty to detain you'

The Courtauld's exhibition of its prints from across the centuries is much more than a summer stopgap, says Alastair Smart

Dennis Hopper: The Lost Album, Royal Academy, review: 'inspired'

Dennis Hopper's 1960s photography presents a sympathetic character, says Christian House