Bruegel bo­nanza!

The Daily Telegraph - Review - - BOOKS - By Mark Hud­son

2018: BRUEGEL

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

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