According to the curators Paul Gravett and John Harris Dunning and artistic director David McKean, the exhibition explores the British Library’s collection of comics and plumbs the depths of private collections, to show the history of British sequential art, as well as its writers and artists. It partially succeeds.
Jeremy Deller is a populist artist in the best sense of the word.
"Playtime", a video installation by Isaac Julien. Victoria Miro Gallery, 16 Wharf Rd, London N1 7RW (to 1 March).
Vicki Morris reviews a major exhibition of works by Nottingham-born artist Paul Waplington.
Between the 1930s and the 1950s the revolutionary socialist press in the USA had talented cartoonists such as “Carlo” (Jesse Cohen).
This exhibition is expansive, comprehensive, chronological, and as well-ordered as the work on display. All that is good.
“Frieze Art Fair” was held in Regent’s Park, London, from 17 to 20 October.
“Sanatorium” is one of ten installations that make up the Whitechapel Gallery’s summer exhibition, “The Spirit of Utopia”.
Robert Ford is a visual artist based in London. He is currently working producing an illustrated edition of Karl Marx’s Capital.