On the look-out: Hilary 2017 in art

Cherwell Visuals brings you this term's calendar of top exhibitions and events not to miss

Basquiat brought to life at the Barbican

Excessive detail hinders an energetic and ground-breaking Basquiat exhibition, writes Eleanor Birdsall-Smith

Warhol and the importance of social exchange

Mia Neafcy explores the notion of consumerism in American capitalist society

The Winning Shots

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Early Byzantine art.

Evoking emotion and rejecting repression through art in the Middle East

Joseph Botman makes a case for the importance of the humanities in contemporary society

Home is where the art is: Yu Hong

Queenie Li explores Chinese feminist Yu Hong’s artwork

The Scythians British Museum review – ‘a vivid and intriguing exhibition’

A vivid depiction of an ancient culture excites at the British Museum

The full blankness of space

Emmanuelle Soffe discusses the misconceptions of modern art galleries and the White Cube effect

Conceptual art is a bubble

Art critic Julian Spalding talks to Barney Pite about how art dealers have a stranglehold on popularity

A new era of repressive state censorship dawns over Russian art

Anoushka Kavanagh dispels the religious disguises of violations on creative and political freedom

Popular

Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?

The government is wrong to dismiss abortion clinic buffer zones

Protests outside abortion clinics are a form of harassment which undermine the free choices of women

Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

The four-day event will include a Hobbit bake-off

Exclusive: Jude Law to speak at Union

The BAFTA-winning actor will appear with Jeremy Gilley, founder of Peace One Day, to promote the initiative, which works for an annual day of ceasefire and non-violence worldwide

Oxford historian discovers new letter sent by suffragette

The letter was written in 1905 by Annie Kenney, the first suffragette to be imprisoned in the campaign for the vote