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Drawn in Colour: Degas from the Burrell
The intensity and sensuality of Edgar Degas, the great voyeur of late 19th century art whose pastels are as potent as his paintings, should scintillate in this exhibition of his works from Glasgow’s Burrell Collection.
• National Gallery, London, from 20 September until 7 May.
Furious paintings that reinvented pop art and connected galleries with the energy of the city in a revolutionary way.
• Barbican art gallery, London, from 21 September until 28 January.
Evocative and haunting sculptures by the Turner prize winner that revisit modern utopias.
• Modern Institute, Glasgow, from 18 September until 4 November.
From the Vapour of Gasoline
The decline of America is chronicled by artists including Basquiat, Robert Gober, David Hammons, Bruce Nauman and Jenny Holzer.
• White Cube Mason’s Yard, London, from 20 September until 21 October.
Richard Long and Gavin Turk are among British artists influenced by the 1960s Italian movement, which collided natural processes with the modern world. This survey of arte povera and its British aftermath shows them alongside Mario Merz, Giuseppe Penone and other founders of the movement.
• Estorick Collection, London, from 20 September until 17 December.
The Magdalen Reading by Rogier van der Weyden (before 1438)