Monthly Archives: July 2013

Mellow Yellow

Gauguin’s sensational use of the colour is on show at the Courtauld.

Nakedly Ambitious

Laura Knight was a woman on a mission — and a retrospective at the NPG shows flashes of genius.

A Storm in a Teacup

The Royal Academy’s Mexico show makes a decent fist of bringing revolutionary fervour to life, but crammed into a space like this, it’s not a full-on fiesta.

It’s pretty grim up north

Tate Britain grandly presents LS Lowry as a pioneer worthy of comparison to Van Gogh. Bad idea. Yet in the last room Waldemar enjoys a moment of revelation amid the gloom.