Weekly Roundup

Our favourite art world images from the week

 

 
Nobel – Prize winner of literature, Bob Dylan, 75, has painted all his life, but the show at the Halcyon Gallery is made up of new work inspired by the landscapes he sees from his tour bus as he crisscrosses’ America on his “never-ending tour”.

 

 
Found: the opera rat by Degas that really gave birth to modern art. 

 

Sir Elton John’s modernist photography show corrects Tate Modern error. The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection features a collection of vintage prints that Sir Elton began collecting in 1990. 
 

V&A celebrates 1.5 million visitors to David Bowie Is exhibition. Over 300 objects including handwritten lyrics, original costumes, photography, set designs, album artwork and rare performance material from the past five decades are brought together from the David Bowie Archive for the very first time. 

 

Walk Through Walls by Marina Abramovic, who believes her performance pieces are expressions of limitless artistic freedom.

 

The first items from David Bowie’s personal art collection were sold at auction in London on Thursday, fetching more than £24m.