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Mia Neafcy explores the notion of consumerism in American capitalist society

Coming full circle: The importance of Queer British Art for young...

Billie Esplen considers the relevance of Tate Britain's Queer Britain exhibition

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Photos submitted by Jessica Voicu, Catrin Haberfield and Andrew Wood. Keep an eye out for the next competition!

A woman weaving herself into history

Hypnotising acidic colours scream out for Anoushka Kavanagh’s attention

The changing face of the Virgin

Chris Ofili's new depiction of the Virgin Mary is shocking and enticing in equal measure

The opening of a closed cultural world

One combative poem has a lot to reveal about the place of artists under Soviet rule, Charlie Baker writes

Basquiat brought to life at the Barbican

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

Readers’ Photo Competition: deadline approaching!

Final call! Send your best portrait shots to cherwellvisual@gmail.com by Wed 15 Feb for a chance to see your work in print!

Old&New: Pascal Pinaud, Granny’s modern rival

Yet another woolly jumper and a visit to the Maeght Foundation outside Nice push Sophie Jordan to consider the artist’s unexpected inspirations

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Ellie Siora is confronted by the familiar in the foreign while questioning what it means to be ‘exotic’ at John’s exhibition

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