William Hogarth

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Hogarth and Europe review – razzle and dazzle but not much fun
Tate Britain, London
This presentation of the works of William Hogarth and his European contemporaries contains many gems but is too diffuse and socially anxious

Rachel Cooke

07, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Adieu gin, au revoir roast beef! How Hogarth became a proud European
His most famous satires are often seen as part Shakespeare comedy, part Carry On film. But Tate Britain’s Hogarth and Europe exhibition shows the artist was no Little Englander

Kathryn Hughes

02, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Rich, red and rare: Hogarth’s lady back home after 100 years
The portrait of heiress Mary Edwards, thought to be the Georgian era’s wealthiest woman, is due back in the city in a new Tate show

Vanessa Thorpe

05, Sep, 2021 @8:15 AM

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A dance with Rothko plus Gilbert and George explore Covid chaos – the week in art
Mark Rothko’s chapel turns 50, the British Museum examines the male and female lives of the Chevalier d’Éon and Britain’s favourite odd-couple artists capture the new normal

Jonathan Jones

26, Feb, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Which children's author was inspired by this painting? The great British art quiz
The Foundling Museum in London set today’s quiz. Like the rest of the UK’s arts institutions, it’s currently closed – but you can explore its collection here while answering some tricky questions

05, May, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Top 20 art exhibitions of 2019
Egypt’s golden boy and Bridget Riley’s dazzling arcs of colour join a towering indictment of empire – this year’s stunning art shows hit like a bomb

Adrian Searle and Jonathan Jones

15, Dec, 2019 @3:00 PM

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Hogarth: Place and Progress review – a heartbreaking epic of London squalor
From corrupted country girls and rough sleepers to sleazy judges and drunken toffs, no one has captured London’s dark underbelly better than Hogarth

Jonathan Jones

09, Oct, 2019 @8:49 AM

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Hogarth and The Art of Noise review – London's whistles and wails, drums and dogs
This invigorating exhibition shows how the artist’s appetite for life bursts off the canvas and makes you see, hear and smell his time

Jonathan Jones

23, May, 2019 @11:09 AM

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Gin, syphilis, lunacy: Hogarth’s grotesques united in new show
The paintings of the 18th century social critic are to be brought together for the first time

Dalya Alberge

02, Mar, 2019 @3:00 PM

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William Hogarth’s The Enraged Musician: gritty glory
The English painter and satirist depicts a vision of vibrant cacophony that resonates more than two centuries later in the Brexit era

Skye Sherwin

04, Jan, 2019 @9:59 AM

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Hogarth's Progress review – dazzling double bill charts artist's path to woe
Keith Allen excels as the embittered old painter in the second of Nick Dear’s two plays following the life of William Hogarth

Michael Billington

30, Sep, 2018 @9:52 AM

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Pollock storms into London and Banksy dials up the dissent – the week in art
Joe Tilson invades Venice, Helsinki unveils a subterranean culture hub and the prestige art scene finds no takers for Nigel Farage – all in our weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

31, Aug, 2018 @2:55 PM

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