The 450th anniversary of the death of Pieter Bruegel the Elder is marked with the greatest exhibition of his work ever assembled. The Kunsthistorisches Museum’s unrivalled collection is supplemented by loans of his riotous, symbolic scenes from around the world. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna (0043 1 525 240), Tues until Jan 13
VIDEOGAMES: DESIGN/ PLAY/ DISRUPT
If you think video games are a waste of time – and a symptom of everything that’s wrong with our digitalised world – this show could change your mind: a trip through the protean art form with spectacular interactive installations based on iconic games.
V&A, London SW3 (020 7942 2000), until Feb 24
RIBERA: ART OF VIOLENCE
Starkly lit images of martyrdom and punishment by Jusepe de Ribera, who took the 17th century’s preoccupation with cruelty to another level of visceral realism.
Dulwich Picture Gallery, London SE21 (020 8693 5254), until Jan 27