Money as canvas, Turner returns and footy will get modern – the week in artwork | Artwork and design

Exhibition of the week

Artwork of the Terraces
Mark Leckey and extra have a look at the subculture of soccer casuals.
Walker Artwork Gallery, Liverpool, 5 November-12 March

Additionally displaying

Turner on Tour
Two majestic European scenes by JMW Turner on mortgage from New York’s Frick Assortment.
Nationwide Gallery, London, till 19 February

Defaced!
A survey of how cash has been altered or destroyed as protest and artwork, from the suffragettes to Banksy.
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, till 8 January

John Currin
The grotesque and delightful intertwine in Currin’s perversions of Renaissance artwork.
Sadie Coles HQ, London, till 26 November

Amy Sherald
A restaging of the VE photograph of a pair kissing in New York is amongst Sherald’s newest essays in portraiture and historical past.
Hauser & Wirth, London, till 23 December

Picture of the week

White Disaster (White Car Crash 19 Times) by Andy Warhol, 1963.
White Catastrophe (White Automobile Crash 19 Occasions) by Andy Warhol, 1963. {Photograph}: Sotheby’s

Andy Warhol’s White Catastrophe (White Automobile Crash 19 Occasions) is anticipated to achieve $80m when it goes to public sale in New York later this month. The 12ft by 6ft screen-printed canvas, which is a part of Warhol’s Demise and Catastrophe collection, has not been seen in public for 15 years. Specialists say that the work’s elevation of a grisly accident is linked to the artist’s Catholicism and is meant to invoke awe and reverence.

What we discovered

Francis Bacon almost misplaced an eye fixed after a drunken brawl together with his lover

A person has been jailed after glueing his head to Woman with a Pearl Earring

The authenticity of a Vermeer portray has brought on a transatlantic standoff

A portray by Mondrian has been hanging the wrong way up for 75 years

New York photographer Saul Leiter’s unseen work has been unearthed

Australian painter Nicholas Harding and Norwegian artist Christopher Rådlund have died

A Rembrandt sketch described as a ‘crude imitation’ has been discovered to be real

The Head On photograph pageant has returned to Sydney

Masterpiece of the week

Execution of the Conspirators in the Gunpowder Plot (1606) by Claes Jansz Visscher.
{Photograph}: The Trustees of the British Museum

Execution of the Conspirators within the Gunpowder Plot, 1606, by Claude Jansz Visscher
Keep in mind, keep in mind – as Britain’s Bonfire Night time turns into step by step much less of a Protestant ritual, this drawing connects us with its origins. The annual commemoration of the foiling of the Catholic Gunpowder Plot and arrest of Man Fawkes in autumn 1605 was established by legislation the next January with the passing of the Observance of fifth November Act. This drawing reveals the ambiance of terror and violence through which this official pageant was invented. Right here a number of the convicted plotters are dragged by means of the streets, hanged till almost – however not fairly – lifeless, then eviscerated and dismembered, their limbs and entrails thrown on a fireplace. This can be a exact visible rendition of what it meant to “hanged, drawn and quartered” for top treason. Visscher doesn’t solely present the small print of this horrible ceremony however its recognition: a respectfully attentive crowd of well-dressed ladies and men watch, whereas kids play amid the smoke and gore. Similar to Bonfire Night time.
British Museum

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