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.
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