Days of Judgement, Laura Ford at Strawberry Hill

An extraordinary juxtaposition of Gothic folly and fantastical sculpture has created a show to fire the imagination, says Matthew Reisz

Woman on crutches being escorted up staircase

While there is plenty to admire in the museum’s well-heeled spectacle, Shahidha Bari finds it strangely devoid of historical, social and cultural context

An exhibition of Georgian satirical prints is a timely study of the medium’s enduring power, finds Alexander Massouras

An artist often portrayed as an orthodox portraitist is depicted as having an ‘unquenchable thirst’ for innovation and experiment, finds Shahidha Bari

Bold new works exemplify the ethos of a university’s unique underground experimental exhibition space

The pioneers who examined human sexual desire took personal risks to uncover the realities of sex, this exhibition shows. Fern Riddell writes

The German artist critiqued Western ideals with humour and a sharp eye for their subjective nature, says Eliane Glaser

Alex Danchev on the artist’s extraordinary and formidable work

Shahidha Bari on a thoughtfully assembled tour of dissent in all its handcrafted, inflatable, gorilla-masked, badge-bedecked glory

There’s much to enjoy at this year’s arts events, says Matthew Reisz, even if its central theme is a bit tenuous

Birds have been portrayed in myriad ways over the centuries. Victoria de Rijke admires a selection of some of the best

Fiona Hackney considers the small colony of artists whose influence was felt far beyond their Cornish base

Celebrity creations and vintage gowns delight in an exhibition that marries social history and fashion, says Shahidha Bari

Words and pictures combine to tackle controversial issues in this edgy art form, says Will Brooker

A rare retrospective of the French filmmaker’s work reveals themes of perception and time, suggests Davina Quinlivan

A GP’s art collection offers a comprehensive view of an overlooked movement

Shahidha Bari finds vivid and lurid representations of the unnerving normality of the everyday in today’s Rwanda

At Tate Britain, Leo Mellor finds potency, fatalism and beauty in depictions of transience, both gradual and cataclysmic

Turner Contemporary in Margate allows visually convincing comparisons in the work of two major artists, finds Alexander Massouras

The alchemy between art and nature gives food for thought, writes Philip Hoare