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London’s best 2020 art exhibitions

Sure, we’re living through nightmarish times and next year doesn’t look to be entirely different, but in London, museum’s managed to put on some incredible exhibitions throughout the year, proving that art helps us in the darkest times. Here are the best 2020 exhibitions, along with a few still open through 2021. 5. Titian: Love, […]

Phi Centre’s ‘Connected by art’ brings community and art together

Throughout the ongoing closures of 2020, many galleries and exhibition spaces have pivoted to a digital presentation space. And while there are plenty of successful endeavours in this vein, some have dealt with the changes in a wonderfully smooth fashion. Montreal’s Phi Centre is so entrenched in the realm of virtual reality that it is […]

Josef O’Connor on “Going, Going, Gone”: his work in the RA Summer Exhibition that does more than take up wall space

An aptly named print hangs in the Royal Academy’s Winter Exhibition – this year’s rescheduled edition of the RA’s famed Summer Exhibition. Going, Going, Gone. (Lot 44 – The Atlantic Rainforest, Brazil) by British artist Josef O’Connor is as much about conservation as it is about working together. Art Critique had the chance to (virtually) […]

The Masked Bride reveals identity with new exhibit on domestic abuse

One positive that many gleam from the otherwise draining reality of the pandemic is having fathoms more time to spend with loved ones. While it may get tiresome at points or heighten some arguments, a lot of people have enjoyed the quality time that this situation has afforded them. But not everyone’s home situation is […]

TITAN gives giant importance to New York’s defunct payphones

The repurposing of objects and places for artistic means is certainly no new feat. This past year alone has seen plenty of new uses and contexts for spaces in our changed reality. And with a big change coming to a longstanding fixture of New York City streets, some art is blossoming from its remains before […]

“Turner’s Modern World” unites Turner’s “The Fighting Temeraire” with preparatory study for the first time ever

The Fighting Temeraire by JMW Turner is among the artist’s most-recognised paintings. It’s been voted as England’s favourite painting, it’s held a prominent position in a James Bond movie, and it’s also got a spot on the £20 note. Now, Turner’s 1839 painting hangs at Tate Britain, on loan from London’s National Gallery, alongside a […]

8 Brilliant Shows to see in London post-Frieze Week, From a Bruce Nauman Survey to Artemisia Gentileschi’s Big Retrospective

Much like most events this year, the main London Frieze fairs did not take place in-real-life and instead, they awkwardly positioned themselves online. Despite this however, several museums and galleries have put on spectacular shows that are very much in-person and must-see’s if you happen to be in London. Artemisia Gentileschi at the National Gallery Through […]