Visual Arts

A Victorian Obsession, Leighton House Museum - exhibition review

A strong collection of Victoriana shown in the most appropriate of settings.

World Press Photo of the Year, Royal Festival Hall foyer - exhibition review

In this free exhibition of the finalists in the 57th World Press Photo Awards, global horrors are exposed alongside more formal pictures of people, animals and sport.

Exploring the legacy of Sixties pop art - Post Pop: East Meets West at the Saatchi Gallery

American stars such as Warhol and Lichtenstein saw pop art as a celebration of consumer culture, says Ben Luke, but a forthcoming show of rarely seen work from the communist bloc revels in the dissident artists who gave it their own political spin.

Post Pop: East Meets West - Saatchi Gallery

This latest exhibition at the Saatchi gallery brings together the work of 110 artists for a comprehensive survey celebrating Pop Art. It examines why Pop Art has had such an influence over artists from world regions that have had very different ideologies

Ming: 50 Years That Changed China At The British Museum

A fascinating exhibition at the British Museum tells the story of China’s Golden Age.

Penelope Umbrico: Sun/Screen - Photographers' Gallery

This new work from the New York based artist sees her continuing to explore the production and consumption of photographs online. For this work Umbrico used an iPhone to re-photograph images of the sun that she cropped from thousands of sunset picture

Horst: Photographer of Style At The V&A

The V&A’s retrospective gives recognition to the German photographer Horst who captured the essence of haute couture and high society with perfectionist panache.

MIRRORCITY offers diverse reflections of London life at Hayward Gallery

With big shows devoted to big names (Tracey Emin and Martin Creed) and big ideas (light and then the human form), the curatorial team at Hayward have set the bar high.

A Victorian Obsession finds a perfect home at Leighton House Museum

The Perez Simon Collection of Victorian art arrives for a stay in the wonderfully apposite surrounds of Leighton House Museum.

Artist’s Statement: Sadie Lee on reworking rococo painting for GFEST

Celebrated LGBT painter offers fresh perspective on Francois Boucher with work at the Menier Gallery for GFEST 2014.