Visual Arts

Show events

Grayson Perry: the polarising potter who sashayed from Essex to ubiquity

From a tough childhood to the Turner Prize, the potter is still...

Grayson Perry’s Tapestries And Pottery: Snapshots Of Modern Life

Grayson Perry won the Turner prize in 2003 but it’s only recently...

Moroni: Renaissance Portraiture At Royal Academy

Think Italian Renaissance painters and it’s unlikely that Giovanni...

Grayson Perry: Who Are You, National Portrait Gallery, review: Sublimely beautiful

Entering the National Portrait Gallery it becomes clear that...

Richard Serra Constructs Monumental Sculptures

Richard Serra is a sculptor whose strength lies in scale and the...

Moroni, Royal Academy, London

From late-Renaissance also-ran to ‘one of the greatest painters of...

Anarchy and Beauty: Willam Morris and his Legacy, 1860-1960

Can you sense a person's life through a sequence of objects? Not...

Giovanni Battista Moroni, Royal Academy

Written in the 16th century, Giorgio Vasari’s Lives of the Artists...

Britain's unusual buildings and places granted listed heritage status, in pictures

In pics: A selection of unusual buildings and places granted...

Egon Schiele’s first solo UK exhibition

The artist’s nude portraits are even more daring and disturbing...

Mis-en-Mars

You have to hand it to the Russians. They beat us into space, beat...

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

After the Russian Revolution, artists and directors combined to...

Grayson Perry: Who Are You?, National Portrait Gallery - exhibition review

Grayson Perry’s new show is rollickingly entertaining and funny....

Here Lies Love, Palo Alto, Life Story, Being Mortal, Germany at the British Museum.

Here Lies Love is David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's disco musical that...

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

This small but incisive exhibition focuses on about 40 drawings...

Timothy Spall, Picasso Museum, Maria João Pires, Memphis

Timothy Spall has brought JMW Turner to life in Mike Leigh's new...

Marc Quinn: Making Waves Documentary Review

This film shot by Marc Quinn’s friend and collaborator Gerry Fox,...

Artist Jeff Koons interview: Making Lady Gaga's album cover and the 'empowerment' of art

Norman Rosenthal: Is it contentment and happiness you are striving...

Discovering Ibsen

the more closely you look at Ibsen, in fact, the stranger &...

Gerhard Richter, Marian Goodman Gallery

Another October and another Frieze week just passed. This means...

Supreme painter of the inner life

At the opening of Rembrandt: The Late Works at the National...

Russian Avant-Garde Theatre, Victoria & Albert Museum

Installed in the main exhibition space, this could have been a...

Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude At Courtauld Gallery

Egon Schiele was an Austrian painter who, along with his fellow...

Flying Houses by Laurent Chehere

Laurent Chehere lifts buildings into the sky

Giovanni Battista Moroni, Royal Academy of Arts: Review

This compact display examining the work of Moroni offers a neat...

Brad Pitt; Moroni; Anthony Horowitz

Damian Barr talks to Brad Pitt about his World War II film, Fury...

Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age, at the Barbican Art Gallery

THE idealism of architecture clashes against the daily chore of...

Grayson Perry vase with Chris Huhne motifs depicts audacious default man

Artists National Portrait Gallery show, tying in with C4 series,...