Anna McNay

Studio International reviews

Zanele Muholi, Tate Modern, London, 13/06/24

Angelica Kauffman, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 07/06/24

Expressionists: Kandinsky, Münter and the Blue Rider, Tate Modern, London, 17/05/24

Gillian Lowndes: Radical Clay, Holburne Museum, Bath, 15/03/24

Barbara Kruger: Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You, Serpentine South, London, 11/04/24

Pasquarosa: From Muse to Painter, Estorick Collection, London, 25/01/24

Frans Hals, National Gallery, London, 18/11/23

Reimag(in)ing the Victorians in Contemporary Art, Djanogly Gallery, Lakeside Arts, Nottingham, 3/11/23

Lisetta Carmi: Identities, Estorick Collection, London, 27/09/23

Jean Cooke: Ungardening, Garden Museum, London, 17/07/23

Georgia O’Keeffe: Memories of Drawings, Broadway Gallery, Letchworth, 10/07/23

St Francis of Assisi, National Gallery, London, 13/06/23

The Rossettis, Tate Britain, London, 27/05/23

Portraits of Dogs: From Gainsborough to Hockney, The Wallace Collection, London, 12/05/23

Sonia Boyce: Feeling Her Way at Turner Contemporary, Margate, 21/03/23

Xiyao Wang: A Carnival in the Forest at MASSIMODECARLO, London, 28/02/23

Trickster Figures: Sculpture and the Body at MK Gallery, Milton Keynes, 20/02/23

Fruits of the Spirit: Art from the Heart at the National Gallery, London, online, 16/01/23

Dreams and Stories: Modern Pre-Raphaelite Visionaries at Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village, Surrey, 23/12/22

H’arts in Mind: Drawing Our Way Back to Health at St Albans Museum + Gallery, 07/11/22

Marina Abramović: Gates and Portals at Modern Art Oxford and Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, 12/10/22

Sturtevant: Dialectic of Distance at Thaddaeus Ropac, London, 28/09/22

Anna Ray: Fibre and Form at St Albans Museum + Gallery, 16/12/21

Joan Eardley: Centenary at The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, and online, 10/08/21

Her Dark Materials online at Eye of the Huntress, 02/08/21

Challenging Convention at the Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 18/05/21

Toulouse-Lautrec and the Masters of Montmartre online at Victoria Art Gallery, Bath, 18/11/20

Artemisia at the National Gallery, 01/11/20

Hedda Sterne at Victoria Miro Mayfair, 02/03/20

Van Eyck: An Optical Revolution at Museum of Fine Arts Ghent, 14/02/20

In the Land of the Gods. Marc Chagall and the Greek World at Musée Chagall, Nice, 10/01/20

Josef Herman: Journey at Flowers Gallery, Kingsland Road, London, 06/01/20

Laura Knight: A Working Life at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, 30/10/19

Power Night, the launch of E-WERK Luckenwalde, curated by Block Universe, 08/10/19

Helene Schjerfbeck at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, 01/10/19

This Is What It Is To Be Happy. A group exhibition with Eleanor Johnson, William Kennedy and Gabriel Kenny-Ryder at Paulilles Gallery, 31/05/19

Chihuly at Kew: Reflections on Nature at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London, 07/05/19

John Ruskin: The Power of Seeing at Two Temple Place, London, 25/03/19

Painter. Mentor. Magician. Otto Mueller and his Network in Wrocław at the Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, 15/01/19

Klimt/Schiele: Drawings from the Albertina Museum, Vienna at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, 08/01/19

Gabriele Münter: Painting to the Point at Museum Ludwig, Cologne, 26/12/18

London 1938: Defending ‘Degenerate’ Art at the Liebermann-Villa, Berlin, 12/12/18

Renoir Father and Son: Painting and Cinema at musée d’Orsay, Paris, 01/12/18

Magical Unicorns at musée de Cluny, Paris, 21/11/18

Lotte Laserstein: Face to Face at the Städel Museum, Frankfurt, 19/11/18

Paula Becker and Otto Modersohn: Art and Life at the Paula Modersohn-Becker Museum, Bremen, 16/11/18

A New Spirit Then, A New Spirit Now, 1981-2018 at Almine Rech Gallery, 03/11/18

Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up at the Victoria and Albert Museum, 07/09/18

Patrick Heron at Tate St Ives, 16/07/18

Bruges Triennial 2018: Liquid City, 06/07/18

Beyond Ophelia: A Celebration of Lizzie Siddal, Artist and Poet, at Wightwick Manor, 28/06/18

Contemporary Chinese Works on Paper – A Review at Ipswich Art Gallery, 26/05/18
Three exhibitions by Cedric Morris, 07/05/18

Emil Nolde: Colour is Life at the National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, 23/04/18

Marino Marini: Visual Passions at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, 05/04/18

Camille Claudel at Musée d’Orsay, 20/02/18

After White: Michaela Zimmer & Peter Welz at FOLD Gallery, 18/02/18

Jeanne Mammen: The Observer. Retrospective (1910-75) at the Berlinische Galerie, 17/12/17

Anni Albers: Touching Vision at Guggenheim Bilbao, 28/10/17

Käthe Kollwitz: Portrait of the Artist at Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, 30/09/17

Klimt and Antiquity: Erotic Encounters at Lower Belvedere, Vienna, 11/09/17
Review of Portraying a Nation: Germany 1919-1933 at Tate Liverpool, 24/07/17

Ida Applebroog: Mercy Hospital at Hauser & Wirth, 18/07/17

Howard Hodgkin: Painting India at The Hepworth Wakefield, 10/07/17

Alice Neel, Uptown at Victoria Miro, 06/07/17

31 Women at Breese Little, 27/06/17

Queer British Art 1861-1967 at Tate Britain, 24/04/17

Constable and Brighton at the Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, 18/04/17

Vanessa Bell (1879-1961) at Dulwich Picture Gallery, 20/02/17

Sussex Modernism: Retreat and Rebellion at Two Temple Place, 11/02/17

Jamie Crewe: Female Executioner at Gasworks London, 01/02/17

Terrains of the Body: Photography from the National Museum of Women in the Arts at the Whitechapel Gallery, 24/01/17

Strange Worlds: Visions of Angela Carter at RWA, Bristol, 18/01/17

Bonnard: en toute intimité at musée Bonnard, Le Cannet, 13/01/17

Stanley Spencer: A Panorama of Life at the Jerwood Gallery, Hastings, 20/11/16

Jean Tinguely: Machine Spectacle at Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 04/11/16

Daubigny, Monet, Van Gogh: Impressions of Landscape at the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, 01/11/16

Visual Wit and Social Critique. From Goya to Grosz at Museum der Moderne, Rupertinum, Salzburg, 10/10/16
Review of Shezad Dawood: Kalimpong at Timothy Taylor, 01/10/16

Robert Mapplethorpe: Objects at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, 01/10/16
Michael Buthe at Haus der Kunst, Munich, 28/09/16

Paula Modersohn-Becker: An Intensely Artistic Eye at Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 26/08/16

Georgia O’Keeffe at Tate Modern, 15/08/16

Niki de Saint Phalle: Je Suis Une Vache Suisse at Omer Tiroche Contemporary, 30/07/16

Susie Hamilton: In Atoms at Paul Stolper, 01/07/16

Bhupen Khakhar: You Can’t Please All at Tate Modern, 14/06/16

Maria Lassnig at Tate Liverpool, 06/06/16

Betty Woodman: Theatre of the Domestic at the ICA, London, 15/02/16

Art into Society – Society into Art: Seven German Artists at the ICA, 09/02/16

Champagne Life at the Saatchi Gallery, 19/01/16

Francesca Woodman: On Being An Angel at Foam, Amsterdam, 07/01/16

Munch : Van Gogh at the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, 04/01/16

Risk at Turner Contemporary, 31/12/15

The Body as Language: Women and Performance at Richard Saltoun Gallery, 26/11/15

Miranda Donovan: Metaphors for Mankind at CNB Gallery, 28/10/15

Lowry by the Sea at the Jerwood Gallery, Hastings, 22/09/15

Liberties at Collyer Bristow Gallery, 16/09/15

Jackson Pollock’s Mural: Energy Made Visible at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, 14/09/15

Facing History: Contemporary Portraiture at the V&A, 19/08/15

Art in Dialogue: Duccio | Caro at the National Gallery, 04/08/15

Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots at Tate Liverpool, 20/07/15

Bruges Triennial 2015, 15/07/15

Mirrors to Windows: The Artist as Woman (documentary film), 14/07/15

Carol Bove/Carla Scarpa at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, 02/07/15

Alighiero Boetti: Order and Disorder at Mazzoleni, London, 17/06/15

Roni Horn: Butterfly Doubt at Hauser & Wirth, London, 17/06/15

Reflections on the Self: From Dürer to Struth at Christie’s Mayfair, 10/06/15

Tracey Emin | Egon Schiele: Where I Want to Go at the Leopold Museum, Vienna, 08/06/15

Max Mara Art Prize for Women: Corin Sworn at the Whitechapel Gallery, 02/06/15

Schlaflos at 21er Haus, Vienna, 22/05/1

Modigliani: A Unique Artistic Voice at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 05/05/15

FB55 at the ICA, 24/04/15

William S Burroughs: Can You All Hear Me? at October Gallery, 13/01/15

Refiguring the 50s at Ben Uri Gallery, 07/01/15

Céleste Boursier-Mougenot: persistances at Aubette 1928, Strasbourg, 03/10/14

Review of Jasper Johns: Regrets at the Courtauld Gallery, 01/10/14

Review of Daniel Buren: Comme Un Jeu D’Enfant / Like Child’s Play, Work In Situ at Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Strasbourg, 22/09/14

Maryam Najd: Accuracy and Balance at Galerie van de Weghe, Antwerp, 15/09/14

Rossetti’s obsession: Images of Jane Morris at Lady Lever Art Gallery, 29/08/14

Gego: Line as Object at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, 19/08/14

Louise Bourgeois: A Woman Without Secrets at mima, Middlesbrough, 15/08/14

United Visual Artists: Vanishing Point at Towner Gallery, Eastbourne, 15/05/14

Ida Kerkovius: “Meine Welt ist die Farbe” (“My world is colour”) at Kunstsammlung Chemnitz, 04/04/14

Matthew Barney: River of Fundament at Haus der Kunst, Munich, 03/04/14

Viennese Actionism at Richard Saltoun and Austin/Desmond Fine Art, 17/03/14

Germany Divided: Baselitz and his Generation, British Museum, 28/02/14

Chiharu Shiota: Dialogues, New Art Gallery, Walsall, 27/02/14

Uproar! The First 50 Years of the London Group 1913-1963, 06/01/14

Mad, Bad and Sad: Women and the Mind Doctors at the Freud Museum, 09/12/13

Turner Prize 2013 at Building 80/81, Ebrington, Derry~Londonderry, 05/12/13

Dennis Oppenheim: Thought Collision Factories at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, 27/11/13

Sarah Lucas: Situation – Absolute Beach Man Rubble at the Whitechapel Gallery, 29/10/13

Ana Mendieta: Traces at the Hayward Gallery, 03/10/13

The Birth of Cinema… and Beyond: An Exhibition of Painting and Video at rosenfeld porcini, 09/09/13

The Universal Addressability of Dumb Things at the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, 02/09/13

Collection Sandretto Re Rebaudengo: Have you seen me before? at the Whitechapel Gallery, 06/07/13

Michael Landy: Saints Alive at the National Gallery, 31/05/13

Silvia Hatzl: A Fragile Existence at Rosenfeld Porcini, 01/02/13

Richard Hamilton: The Late Works at the National Gallery, 09/01/13

Elizabeth Price – 2012 Turner Prize Winner, 17/12/12

Luc Tuymans: Allo! at David Zwirner, London, 22/10/12

Turner Prize Exhibition 2012 at Tate Britain, 05/10/12

Jenny Holzer: Sophisticated Devices at Sprüth Magers, 26/06/12

Jason Martin: Infinitive at Lisson Gallery, 11/06/12

Giuseppe Cavalli: Master of Light at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 07/06/12

One Giant Leap, Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill, 23/02/12

Abstraction and Atonality, Museum Kampa, Prague, 06/09/11

Rudolf Steiner and Contemporary Art and Thinking without limits: Inspired by Rudolf Steiner, DOX Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague, 05/09/11

Jake or Dinos Chapman, White Cube Mason’s Yard and Hoxton Square, London, 25/08/11

Eyewitness: Hungarian Photography in the 20th Century, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 18/08/11

Georg Baselitz: Between Eagles and Pioneers, White Cube, Mason’s Yard, London, 04/07/11

The Shape of Things to Come: New Sculpture, Saatchi Gallery, London, 02/06/11

Ellen Bell: Camera Obscura and Other Stories, The Gallery in Redchurch Street, London, 01/06/11

I Know Something About Love, Parasol unit, foundation for contemporary art, London 10/05/11

Mary Kelly: Projects, 1973-2010, The Whitworth Art Gallery, The University of Manchester, 28/04/11

Anish Kapoor: Flashback, Manchester Art Gallery, 27/04/11

The Disruptive Betterment of Culture, review of L-13 publications by Billy Childish, 25/03/11

High Abstract, Poussin Gallery, and review of abstractcritical, 01/03/11

Louise Bourgeois, Tracey Emin: Do Not Abandon Me, Hauser & Wirth, Old Bond Street, London, 21/02/11

Grayson Perry: Visual Dialogues, Manchester Art Gallery, 09/02/11

The Life of the Mind: Love, Sorrow and Obsession, curated by Bob & Roberta Smith, New Art Gallery, Walsall, 08/02/11

Starred Restaurant, review of the Royal Academy of Arts restaurant, 24/01/11