How info-lite museum labels deprive us all

• The quality of the Herbert’s holdings made me want to know more about several pieces, but the labels failed to deliver. To use some dumbed-down labelling myself, #epicfail [more]

How info-lite museum labels deprive us all

• The quality of the Herbert’s holdings made me want to know more about several pieces, but the labels failed to deliver. To use some dumbed-down labelling myself, #epicfail [more]

George Shaw: scenes of mortality and wonder

• Suburban unease in Coventry’s Herbert Gallery: the Humbrol devotionals of George Shaw, plus three small-town masterworks by Carel Weight, Stanley Spencer and LS Lowry [more]

George Shaw: scenes of mortality and wonder

• Suburban unease in Coventry’s Herbert Gallery: the Humbrol devotionals of George Shaw, plus three small-town masterworks by Carel Weight, Stanley Spencer and LS Lowry [more]

Yayoi Kusama: beyond the infinity room

• Yayoi Kusama’s dazzling “Infinity Room” at Tate Modern recalls Japan’s Gutai group and three glittering installations by Tatsuo Miyajima, Chu Yun and Cildo Meireles [more]

Yayoi Kusama: beyond the infinity room

• Yayoi Kusama’s dazzling “Infinity Room” at Tate Modern recalls Japan’s Gutai group and three glittering installations by Tatsuo Miyajima, Chu Yun and Cildo Meireles [more]

From Kusama to Shrigley by artist’s tube map

• London’s tube maps are currently decorated by Yayoi Kusama, with the 15th artist’s cover since 2004. But can you remember the other 14 – and was David Shrigley’s scribble the best? [more]

From Kusama to Shrigley by artist’s tube map

• London’s tube maps are currently decorated by Yayoi Kusama, with the 15th artist’s cover since 2004. But can you remember the other 14 – and was David Shrigley’s scribble the best? [more]

Four abstract artists in painterly conversation

• From wrestling metal to pouring paint, from modernism to microscopy – an engrossing talk on abstraction with DJ Simpson, Daniel Sturgis, Mark Francis and Ian Davenport [more]

Four abstract artists in painterly conversation

• From wrestling metal to pouring paint, from modernism to microscopy – an engrossing talk on abstraction with DJ Simpson, Daniel Sturgis, Mark Francis and Ian Davenport [more]

A “Fifth Plinth” at the arse end of Elephant

• New art in gritty south London: a life size breeze block replica of Trafalgar Square’s fourth plinth, some blokey Mesolithic primitives, and an enjoyable show of non-painted painting [more]

A “Fifth Plinth” at the arse end of Elephant

• New art in gritty south London: a life size breeze block replica of Trafalgar Square’s fourth plinth, some blokey Mesolithic primitives, and an enjoyable show of non-painted painting [more]

David Hockney: bigger pictures, smaller splash

• Hockney can be brilliant, but the overblown “A Bigger Picture” shows him below par – if only he would start reporting honestly again rather than relying on bravura technique like an old rock star [more]

David Hockney: bigger pictures, smaller splash

• Hockney can be brilliant, but the overblown “A Bigger Picture” shows him below par – if only he would start reporting honestly again rather than relying on bravura technique like an old rock star [more]