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The Turbine Corridor is again, Cerith Wyn Evans goes dwelling and an Egyptian stone speaks – the week in artwork | Artwork and design

Exhibition of the week

Hieroglyphs: Unlocking Historical Egypt
The Rosetta Stone is on the coronary heart of a blockbuster journey into the sands of time.
British Museum, London, 13 October till 19 February.

Additionally exhibiting

Cecilia Vicuña
Spectacular arrays of thread fill the Turbine Corridor on this newest outsized set up.
Tate Modern, London, 11 October till 16 April.

Cerith Wyn Evans
The internationally profitable Welsh artist will get a giant present within the land of his mother and father.
Mostyn, Llandudno, 8 October till 5 February.

The autumn honest and its companion Frieze Masters convey new artwork and massive cash to Regent’s Park.
Regent’s Park, London, 12 to 16 October.

Alice Neel
Realist portraits by the American painter, who can be celebrated this autumn on the Pompidou Centre.
Victoria Miro Gallery, London, 11 October till 12 November.

Picture of the week

“This is the sole image of Iran’s freedom” argues Jalz. Combining an image of the Azadi (Freedom) tower with Matisse’s dancers and the ‘women, life, freedom’ protest slogan which is so central to this movement, he wanted to complete the sense of the freedom for the female body.
{Photograph}: Jalz

Triggered by the loss of life of Mahsa Amini, who had flouted costume legal guidelines, the rising calls for for freedom in Iran are being helped by militant graphic work. This viral Instagram picture by Jalz combines a picture of the Azadi (Freedom) tower with Matisse’s dancers and the “girls, life, freedom” protest slogan which is so central to the revolutionary motion.

What we realized

V&A has dropped Sackler funding over opioid disaster

Marina Abramović left our critic feeling mutinous in Oxford

Stern trendy grasp Cézanne reveals his playful aspect at Tate Trendy

Tschabalala Self is the most well liked artist in America proper now

In France, an ‘strange’ vase valued at $2,000 bought for €8m

The pictures of Eamonn McCabe, who died this week, spanned landmark sports activities photographs and basic portraits

‘The visible sense of a lug wrench’: artists shared their worst critiques

Artwork lovers can now try an exhibition of procuring lists

The large new Battersea Energy Station improvement in London seems to be suspiciously like a playground for the super-rich

Science fiction has landed on the Science Museum, London

Masterpiece of the week

Almost infinite colours … Late Afternoon in Our Meadow, 1887, by Camille Pissarro.
{Photograph}: © The Nationwide Gallery, London

Late Afternoon in Our Meadow, 1887, by Camille Pissarro

This portray has an uncanny, cinematic really feel like the ultimate shot of some epic Italian movie of rural life. The girl within the light-bathed discipline is remoted and nonetheless as a statue. The entire world appears to cease and assume as a heat golden day involves a detailed. This elegiac temper is intensified by the sense of just about infinite colors contained within the sunshine, for Pissarro, one of many founders of impressionism, right here adopts Georges Seurat’s very totally different aesthetic, dotting his canvas with pointillist pinpoints of various colors, meant to combine in your eye. The impact is unusual and distancing because it freeze-frames the afternoon.
National Gallery, London

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