Visual Arts

Peder Balke

If you want proof that there’s more to Norway than midnight sun, endless winter nights and sweeping ice-bound tundra, Peder Balke (1804-1887) isn’t your guy.

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize

There’s no shortage of famous faces in this, the twelfth edition of the ‘Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize’.

Viviane Sassen

There may be 90 years separating the work of Edward Steichen and Viviane Sassen, but the approaches of each have changed the landscape of fashion photography, so it’s fitting that the Photographers’ Gallery should exhibit these two visionaries at the

Viviane Sassen

There may be 90 years separating the work of Edward Steichen and Viviane Sassen, but the approaches of each have changed the landscape of fashion photography, so it’s fitting that the Photographers’ Gallery should exhibit these two visionaries at the

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