Childe Hassam's 'Le Jour du Grand Prix' (1887)
©New Britain Museum of Contemporary Art

American Impressionism: A New Vision, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh

A sparkling exhibition that pays due respect to the role of women

Christopher Williams, Museum of Modern Art, New York

A retrospective of the photographer’s work discourages lingering

John Ruskin's ‘Study of rock and ferns in a wood at Crossmount, Perthshire’ (1843)

John Ruskin: Artist and Observer, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Ruskin’s fidelity to nature was a weakness as well as a strength

The macabre at the Morbid Anatomy Museum

A new and resplendent temple of weirdness has opened in Brooklyn, New York

More exhibitions: Virginia Woolf and Bruce McLean

Virginia Woolf, The Art of England’s North West Coast, Modern Art and St Ives, The Space Where I Am and Bruce McLean

Douglas Gordon’s ‘24 Hour Psycho’ (1993)
©Antonia Reeve

25 years of Scottish contemporary art

‘Generation’ is an ambitious series of exhibitions – despite some puzzling omissions

‘The Cocktail Party’ (1967-78)
©Alfred Leslie

Snapshot: ‘The Cocktail Party’ (1967-78), by Alfred Leslie

The American artist and film-maker first achieved success with his abstract expressionist paintings

Fouad Elkoury’s ‘Color snapshot, Place des Canons (Beirut 1982)’, 2014

Here and Elsewhere, New Museum, New York

A display of Arab art that keeps clichés at bay

'Oppy Wood, 1917, Evening' (1918), by John Nash, oil on canvas
©IWM ART 2243

Other exhibitions: Barbara Kruger, Jerwood Drawing Festival and more

British Art of the First World War, Jerwood Drawing Festival, Barbara Kruger, Ikon in the 1980s and Radical Geometry

Toulouse-Lautrec at MoMA, New York

The French artist’s posters reveal a deliciously muted vision of a bygone world of Parisian nightlife