Bill Woodrow’s brilliant junk sculptures whisk you straight out of Cork Street and take you back to the darker side of 1980s Britain.
Monthly Archives: March 2011
Shine a Light
The prehistoric cave art of Chauvet gets the 3-D treatment from Werner Herzog with amazing results.
The one plague my family can’t take
Of the three plagues visited upon them in one terrible week it is the third, radiation, that the Japanese fear most.
Watteau, Royal Academy
‘Watteau was born good and got better’ – Waldemar Januszczak sees a compelling case made for one of the greats.
Hit me with those laser beams
Anthony McCall is a hot target for modern thinkers and creates light sculptures that mix science and sensuality. Shine on.
Afghanistan, British Museum
A treasure trove of historic Afghan artefacts is revealed at the British Museum and it’s a dazzling display.
The wonder list
From the Taj Mahal and Madrid airport to Cate Blanchett and a Ming Imperial yellow-glazed dish — here are 20 examples of beauty
Turning the tides of opinion
Watercolours are beautiful on their own. Just don’t ask them to be groovy, multifaceted or contemporary.
Tricky figure to frame
The National’s Jan Gossaert show expertly captures one of the shadiest Netherlandish masters.