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Exhibition review: Impressionists in London, French Artists in Exile 1870-1904 at Tate Britain

Winter is here. What better way to beat the grey skies and daylight saving than a display of sun-drenched Impressionist paintings. The arrival of 'Impressionists in London, French Artists in Exile 1870-1904' at Tate Britain would seem perfectly timed, right? Well, sort of.

The exhibition has stirred up art critics because there are only three actual Impressionists artists represented here.…

Nick Waplington Alexander McQueen Working Process, at Tate Britain

Documenting the lead up to fashion designer Alexander McQueen’s final autumn / winter ready-to-wear show in March 2009, entitled ‘The Horn of Plenty! Everything and the Kitchen Sink’; when his working process was photographed by Nick Waplington.

This collaboration grew from Waplington’s photographs of landfill sites in the East End, which struck…

Ruin Lust, Tate Britain

This promising notion of an examination of our obsession with decay and ruin fails to delivers. The works individually may be interesting but the aggregation feels arbitrary and incoherent.  Unenlightening. To 18 May.