Ma­gi­cians on pa­per

The Daily Telegraph - Review - - THE CRITICAL LIST - By Mark Hud­son


Rare and frag­ile draw­ings and wa­ter­colours from the bad boys of Vi­en­nese mod­ernism, Gus­tav Klimt and Egon Schiele, who prove them­selves ma­gi­cians with the pen­cil, pas­tel and pen. Some of Schiele’s best­known works fea­ture along­side stud­ies for Klimt’s mu­rals and paint­ings.

Royal Academy, London W1 (020 7300 8000), to­mor­row un­til Feb 3


of ab­stract ex­pres­sion­ists. Hith­erto re­garded as a rel­a­tively mi­nor fig­ure, he now re­ceives his first UK ex­hi­bi­tion, en­ti­tled Be­gin­nings, with a highly in­ter­est­ing set of works. Ket­tle’s Yard, Cam­bridge (01223 748100), un­til Jan 6


Fas­ci­nated by man’s role as ag­gres­sor and vic­tim, Elis­a­beth Frink’s taut an­thro­po­mor­phic bronzes made her a kind of honorary male in the testos­terone­heavy world of post-war Bri­tish sculp­ture. Af­ter decades in the crit­i­cal dol­drums – though she’s al­ways sold very well – she gets her big­gest Bri­tish show­ing in 25 years. Sains­bury Cen­tre for the Visual Arts, Nor­wich

(01603 593199), un­til Feb 24

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