pick of the week
Tuesday 06 February 1996
You've read the hype, now see the show. What will probably be the exhibition of the decade comes to London after its runaway success in Paris. One hundred and fifty works, including Bathers, views of Mont Sainte-Victoire, still-lifes, portraits and some fascinating juxtapositions. Booking is essential, but this is one not to miss.
Tate Gallery, London SW1. See above for ticket booking details.
The artist famous for her innovative use of flowers and chocolate has created a beautiful and seductive installation, with ice, salt, steam and light, which fills the vast space of Wapping Pumping Station. An enigmatic masterpiece which is sure to arouse comment and admiration. Don't miss it.
Wapping Pumping Station, Glamis Road, Wapping Wall, London E1 (0171-379 9700). Fri, Sat & Sun only, to 28 Feb.
Frottages and sculpture by the great Surrealist, hung alongside photographs of the artist by such as Man Ray, Bill Brandt, Henri Cartier-Bresson and Irving Penn. A rare outing for this inventive, influential, enjoyable artist.
Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Bretton Hall, West Bretton (01924 830302). To 21 Apr.
Art as Theatre
A clever use of paintings from the Tate's collection to create a dialogue on the depiction of the theatre in art. Millais, Holman Hunt, Hogarth, Sargent and others.
Norwich Castle Museum, Norwich (01603 223624). To 14 Apr.
Art Somebody is going around telling people he's Banksy - but it isn't the street artist
Maisie Williams single-handedly rises to the challengeTV
Academy criticised after no non-white actors nominated
tvAn expose of hooliganism masquerading as an ideological battle
artLee Hadwin can't draw when he's awake, but by night he's an artist
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 King Salman: Just five days in, Saudi Arabia's new king has already overseen a beheading
- 2 The BBC has just done more to eradicate ‘terrorism’ than all our wars since 9/11
- 3 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 4 Presidential optical illusion offers clues to how brain processes faces
- 5 Grumpy Roald Dahl letter warning student to 'eschew beastly adjectives' rediscovered after 35 years
Heavy metal producer's corpse to be mutilated by models as per his dying wish
The Jump 2015 line-up: Joey Essex, Phil Tufnell, Heather Mills and co take to the slopes
Costa Book Awards 2015: H is for Hawk named book of the year
New Ghostbusters movie lands all-female cast with Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones
Grumpy Roald Dahl letter warning student to 'eschew beastly adjectives' rediscovered after 35 years
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures