Pop à la Parisi­enne

The Daily Telegraph - Review - - THE CRITICAL LIST - By Mark Hud­son and Alas­tair Sooke


Star­tlingly orig­i­nal and re­mark­ably mod­ern posters by the great postim­pres­sion­ist and his fin de siè­cle peers, evok­ing the edgy glam­our of Belle Époque Paris, while paving the way for 20th-cen­tury no­tions of “iconic” fame. Scot­tish Na­tional Gallery, Ed­in­burgh (0131 624 6200), un­til Jan 20


The V&A’s pho­tog­ra­phy gal­leries have scrubbed up a treat, re­tain­ing their Vic­to­rian am­bi­ence while pro­vid­ing a post-In­sta­gram his­tory of the medium. With high­lights on show from the 400,000 items the mu­seum has newly ac­quired from the Royal Pho­to­graphic So­ci­ety, it’s a trib­ute to the time­less phys­i­cal beauty of a great pho­to­graph.

Vic­to­ria & Al­bert Mu­seum, Lon­don SW3 (020 7942 2000), per­ma­nent

The most hyped show on the fringe of the Frieze art fair, this vis­ceral and com­pelling free pop-up brings to­gether 21 works of film and video art in­spired by mu­sic.

The Store X, Lon­don WC2 (the­stores.com), un­til Dec 9

OH LA LA!A poster by Jules Chéret on show at the Scot­tish Na­tional Gallery

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