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.
TV review Nick Hewer, the man whose eyebrows speak a thousand words, is set to leave The Apprentice
Film The critics but sneer but these unfashionable festive films are our favourites
TV We're so close to knowing what happened to Oliver Hughes, but a last-minute bluff crushes expectations
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more
Peter Lik: The self-proclaimed 'fine-art photographer' whose work sells for millions
The best underrated Christmas movies from Love, Actually to While You Were Sleeping
Grace Dent on TV: The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies was a beautifully shot, immensely considered drama
The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies, review: Jason Watkins is brilliant, but real victim Joanna Yeates is reduced to a footnote
Marilyn Manson denies involvement in shocking Lana Del Rey rape video
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre