Noordbrabants Museum, Den Bosch, Netherlands
An astonishing homecoming for this madly inventive artist sets the grotesque against a deep but compassionate melancholy that burns into your soul
I recommend a visit to Art Rotterdam 11-14 February next year for several reasons:
Research undertaken by the Van Gogh Museum reveals the master’s favourite paints have faded badly since the 1880s
The British artist’s new ceiling paintings featuring a vast network of black stars display a radical vision that fits with Dutch tradition
Magic carpets, Superman, and lewd encounters with barbers: Kelley’s life’s work is on show at this Amsterdam retrospective – and his rancid humour shines through
A beguiling Freud, a dazzling Matisse, a modest De Haan: will these stolen paintings see the light again?