art, architecture, art history

Derek Jarman: Protest! and Derek Jarman’s Modern Nature, Art and Christianity
Review of the two shows and of Pharmacopoeia, with a focus on Jarman’s interest in the saints

Invention and observation’, Art and Christianity
Review essay on Dürer (Albert and the Whale by Philip Hoare and looking ahead to the National Gallery exhibition)

Jesse Darling and The Ballad of St JeromeBurlington Contemporary
Review of Darling’s show for Art Now at the Tate Britain

Becoming Plant, Oxonian Review
Review of an exhibition curated by Borbála Soós at Tenderpixel, with work by Victoria Adam, Julia Crabtree & William Evans, Ingela Ihrman, Paloma Proudfoot, André Romão

Mark Dion: Theatre of the Natural World, Oxonian Review
Review of the retrospective at the Whitechapel Gallery – shortlisted in Burlington Contemporary Art Writing Prize

Queer British Art, Oxonian Review
Review of the exhibition at Tate Britain

slipping sideways into god’, Oxonian Review
Review of dom Sylvester Houédard: Typestracts at Richard Saltoun Gallery

At once intimate and immense’, Oxonian Review
Review of The Space Within: Interior Experience as the Origin of Architecture by Robert McCarter

‘The way lint collects’, Oxonian Review
Review of recent books on colour (On Being Blue, by William H. Gass,  Blue Mythologies by Carol Mavor, Green: The History of a Color by Michel Pastoureau, and The Culture of Yellow by Sabine Doran)

See also my review of Bill Viola/Michelangelo at the Royal Academy