4. REDISCOVER ARTISTIC GREATS
The work of two top 20th-century artists is celebrated in must-see retrospectives this month. Tate Britain takes a look at the work of painter Paul Nash in its autumn blockbuster. He’s best-known for his war scenes, which demonstrate his frustration with conflict through Cubist-influenced paintings, but also on display will be work from peacetime ( The Rye Marshes, 1932; top) and studies of flora and fauna (until 5 March; tate.org.uk). Over at central London’s Waterhouse & Dodd gallery, the New York graphic artist, printmaker and renowned optimist Paul Peter Piech is celebrated with a rare selling exhibition of his woodcut and linocut prints. Some pieces are emblazoned with political quotes and his signature disarming illustrations, while others tap into a gentler side ( My Own Mind In My Own Church, right; 22 November– 17 December; waterhousedodd.com).