In Birmingham John Stezaker curates an exhibition of his own based around Sir Anthony van Dyck’s last self-portrait, whilst Tate Liverpool opens three unmissable shows at once on 18 May.
Karl Holmqvist, READ DEAR, and Franciszka & Stefan Themerson, Books, Camera, Ubu at Camden Arts Centre
A brilliantly complementary pair of exhibitions featuring artists with a shared love of language.
Oppenheim delves into the history of photography and redefines its laws of materiality using new technologies.
Two sculptural works by Hayley Tompkins acquired for Touchstones Rochdale
The acquisition of ‘Untitled’ (2015) and ‘Chair’ (2013) supports the museum’s ongoing programme of using contemporary art to newly contextualise and reinvigorate elements of their social history collection
Yelena Popova wins NWCD Health Centre commission
Popova’s practice encompasses painting, video and installation, and all her work is tied together by an interest in exploring the concept of balance, whether in politics, representation, or in our relationship with machines.
Postcard from Glasgow International Festival
This latest edition of the festival is a reminder, as if it were necessary, of why Glasgow is such an important international centre for visual art.
Channa Horwitz at Raven Row, London
For anyone who may have come across her work for the first time at the 2013 Venice Biennale, or last year at the Tinguely Museum in Basel as part of Haroon Mirza’s collaborative exhibition, this is at last an opportunity to grasp Horowitz’ project in greater depth.
If you missed Prem Sahib’s acclaimed exhibition at the ICA last year the Grand Union gallery in Birmingham is opening a solo show by the artist this month. Birmingham also sees one of the great American minimalists of the Twentieth century come to Ikon Gallery – Dan Flavin.
Austin creates stunning sculptural objects that possess an enchanting and impending presence, whilst also retaining a peaceful quality in their idle state.
Aspen Art Collection opens up
CAS Consultancy hosted the annual Place to Be and Aspen Art Day, which engages school children with the art collection held at their Fenchurch Street offices.
Elizabeth Price, A RESTORATION, the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
Elizabeth Price’s unique way of addressing her subject renders it intellectually thrilling, as well as physically exhilarating to experience
Mark Wallinger, ID, at Hauser & Wirth, London
Wallinger’s genius is to take the seemingly banal and use it to jerk us out of the everyday towards a more acute understanding of where we stand, in the great scheme of things. That he does this with such humour and lightness of touch is what makes the work so enormously rewarding