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A tyrant gets boxed, men don tights and mermaids wiggle – the week in art
A sceptical look at a British colonialist, fashion’s role in masculinity and the world of 3D embroidery – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

12, Aug, 2022 @12:10 PM

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Food for thought: film, music and art to help you through the cost of living crisis
From a 16th-century worker’s humble lunch to raging rap, our critics find the works that grapple with the challenges of hard times

Jonathan Jones, Sam Jordison, Alex Mistlin, Hollie Richardson and Jenessa Williams

08, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

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A takeover in Swansea and a phallic Antony Gormley – the week in art
There’s surrealism at the V&A and the queering of a Swansea gallery’s ‘heternormative’ collection, while Gormley’s latest proposed public sculpture has caused a furore

Jonathan Jones

05, Aug, 2022 @11:29 AM

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The Antony Gormley ‘phallic’ sculpture row is an attack on modern art – and geometry | Jonathan Jones
The artist says it’s legs bent at the knee. A student says it’s a giant penis. So who’s right? It doesn’t matter. This is abstract art – and it shouldn’t be condemned because of one interpretation out of many

Jonathan Jones

04, Aug, 2022 @1:18 PM

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Kahlo’s corset, dippy the dinosaur and the blasted garments of Hiroshima – Edinburgh Art festival
From riveting masterpieces to energetic works by emerging artists, there’s real depth to this showcase, all tempting visitors to explore one of Europe’s most remarkable cities

Jonathan Jones

02, Aug, 2022 @10:55 AM

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German punks, Scotland’s impressionist love affair and a pickle on the ceiling – the week in art
There’s a new Van Gogh in Edinburgh, King Kong returns to Birmingham and Damien Hirst is building a bonfire – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

29, Jul, 2022 @11:09 AM

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‘Hypnotic and bursting with life’: VR version of Artemisia Gentileschi’s life – review
This technically perfect and thrillingly flamboyant re-enactment of the extraordinary artist’s life is a great way to discover the pain and triumph of her often savage work

Jonathan Jones

22, Jul, 2022 @3:25 PM

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Two foiled smugglers, a VR old master, and Bruegel goes sketching – the week in art
Explore the excesses of Colombian carnaval, get real with Artemisia Gentileschi, see the unseen with Frank Auerbach and learn how a pipe not being a pipe still influences design today – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

22, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Sublime seascapes, 3D Bowling, female truckers and portals to beyond – the week in art
Frank Bowling makes a switch to sculpture, Milton Avery creates ‘Rothkos with people in them’ and the Tardis opens its doors

Jonathan Jones

15, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Wild waves, perfect pipes: Milton Avery, inventor of abstract America – review
As this brilliant exhibition shows, Avery was an experimental dreamer whose sublime landscapes and beach scenes paved the way for Rothko, Pollock and Newman

Jonathan Jones

12, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Turner’s turn-ons and Freud’s family affair – the week in art
The great landscape artist’s lesser known erotic art goes on show in London while Lucian Freud is at Sigmund’s house and Jay Jopling’s White Cube crew are off to the countryside

Jonathan Jones

08, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘Sigmund would have loved this’ – Lucian Freud: The Painter and his Family review
The painter’s sex life drove his art. Does this show think that’s too vulgar to go into? The result is richly ironic: a case of repression in the building that houses Sigmund’s consulting couch

Jonathan Jones

06, Jul, 2022 @10:05 AM

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