Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art wins the inaugural Jackson Tang Ceramics Award, receiving bold new work by Chiara Camoni
Camoni’s ceramic practice is intimately embedded in her daily life and has a collaborative aspect that sees friends and relatives invited to assist her in making the work.
‘Edmund de Waal: Psalm’ at Museo Ebraico and Ateneo Veneto, Venice
de Waal’s project connects human experience across many centuries, cultures and countries and, in its way, is as political as it is poetic.
Peter Doig at Secession, Vienna
Whilst he is an artist in the third decade of his career and the term ‘mastery’ would not be misplaced, the paintings here evince a persisting restlessness about the act of painting itself.
Friday Dispatch – Anna Barriball: Fade at Frith Street Gallery, London
Installation, film and drawing are the core of Barriball’s practice. Her subject is the everyday, the little-noticed, the almost imperceptible.
Rose English at Richard Saltoun Gallery
‘Form, Feminisms, Femininities’ at Richard Saltoun Gallery traces the early years of Rose English’s practice through ceramics, performance documentation and collages.
‘Gladys Nilsson: Unencumbered’ at Hales Gallery, London
Her paintings, drawings and collage generously acknowledge the fundamental absurdities of life while revelling in sensuality.
Jadé Fadojutimi: The Numbing Vibrancy of Characters in Play at PEER, London
Look out people, I think we are going to hear a lot more about Jadé Fadojutimi.
Simon Ling at Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne
While it might be tempting to understand Ling’s work within an English landscape tradition, his painting is as concerned with revealing the functioning of our ‘perceptual equipment’ as that of Bridget Riley.
Alison Britton at Marsden Woo Gallery, London
One of the important and influential ceramicists of her generation, Alison Britton’s work has for decades been a sustained enquiry into the correspondences between painting, sculpture and ceramics.
Amikam Toren: Safe City at Matt’s Gallery, London
As concise and dense with ideas as a Japanese haiku, this show is the perfect way to get to the heart of Amikam Toren’s work. But you need to hurry.
Good Grief Charlie Brown! at Somerset House, London
In the upper galleries work by more than 20 contemporary artists evidences the way the individual characters – as well as the moral, political and philosophical dimensions of the storylines – are a rich source of material.