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Michael Jackson: On the Wall, National Portrait Gallery, London

    With its unashamed flattery of its subject, the National Portrait Gallery’s Michael Jackson exhibition brings to mind religious iconography

    Frieze Sculpture 2018, Regent’s Park

      Public sculpture used to be pious, repetitive, dull. The Frieze pop-up in Regent’s Park shows that it’s now inventive, varied, fun

      Aftermath, Tate Britain

        The postwar art on show at Tate Britain is moving, but the works by German artists will haunt

        Thomas Cole and Ed Ruscha, National Gallery; Christo’s Mastaba, Serpentine

          Thomas Cole and Ed Ruscha light up the National Gallery with their extraordinary visions of decline

          Frida Kahlo at the V&A and Cindy Sherman at Sprüth Magers

            A display of Frida Kahlo’s intimate effects at the V&A is deeply revelatory and riveting

            Animals & Us, Margate Contemporary

              Our often unhappy relationship with animals is cleverly explored at Turner Contemporary

              Life in Motion — Egon Schiele and Francesca Woodman, Tate Liverpool

                Tate Liverpool pairs an Austrian genius with a little-known American photographer to eye-opening effect

                The Royal Academy redesign

                  The RA’s magnificent new spaces show that it has finally said goodbye to the old duffers and found a purpose

                  Basquiat at the Barbican

                    Basquiat at the Barbican sums up what’s gone wrong with the art world