March art highlights: 6 shows to see
This March, London art highlights include an Austrian sensation, a living British master and the world's largest photography prize
We might think we have it bad with Trump, but a glance at America in the 30s makes The Donald look like a pussycat.
During this period, artists sought to capture these changes; and work from this period will be the subject of an upcoming exhibition at the RA, America After the Fall. One of the most famous in the history of American art, Grant Wood's iconic Southern Gothic will be there, along with Pollock, Hopper, O'Keefe and many more.Read more ...
With his lavish streams of colour, wild shapes and gestural brush-strokes, Howard Hodgkin is one of our most recognisable living masters. He is thought of as an abstract artist, but a new show at the National Portrait Gallery will consider Hodgkin as an abstract artist.Read more ...
Postcards, abstract landscapes and the undying magic of the wide open road; this year's Deutsche Börse Prize shortlist is a typically mixed bag.
Established by The Photographers’ Gallery in 1996 the world's most prestigious photography award is given annually to a publication or exhibition that has contributed significantly to the field.Read more ...
Avant-garde painter and film-maker Maria Lassnig was woefully overlooked in her lifetime. In fact, when she died two years ago at the age of 94 she was only just emerging from art-world obscurity.
Her startling works, though, are some of the most original of the 20th century. Lassnig paints bodies, vulnerable and savagely observed: bluish pink, bruised reds, abbreviated writhing figures. You can discover the work of this remarkable artist at Hauser & Wirth in early 2017.
Ten Days Six Nights is the Tate's first ever Performance Art exhibition. In contrast to the white cube gallery spaces used for traditional exhibitions in the museum, artists will be able to make use of the raw, industrial character of the Tanks, the Tate's huge subterranean concrete containers.Read more ...
One was broken by a cruel Parisian childhood: depressed, paranoid, suicidal. The other suffers periods of psychosis; plagued by hallucinations and delusions. Both are obsessive-compulsive, both were accused of hysteria at a time when psychology was not accepted as a science.
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Louise Bourgeois and Yayoi Kusama survived,
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