‘Omar Victor Diop: Liberty/Diaspora’ at Autograph ABP, London
Diop’s exhibition delivers important lessons in recuperated histories, along with a powerful serving of pure visual pleasure. Highly recommended.
Daria Martin: A Hunger Artist at Maureen Paley, London
For fifteen years, Daria Martin’s work has concerned itself with the relationships between performers and their audiences.
Cindy Sherman at Sprüth Magers, London
In the global village of the art world, Cindy Sherman is a national treasure, and in this latest series of works she returns to the movie star, this time with the full pathos of age.
Zabludowicz Collection Invites: Guy Oliver
Whether you are out marching today, or simply watching with dismay at the unfolding events, here is an instance of art and life coinciding. To quote the American artist Sam Durrant: “If you’re not angry, you’re not paying attention”.
Glenn Brown: Fantasy Landscapes, Portraits and Beasts
So rich in images and ideas is this new show at the Laing in Newcastle that it is hard to know where to jump in. Glenn Brown was given total…
Otto Boll and Jef Verheyen at Modern Art
Never was it truer that art has to be experienced at first hand, physically in the same space to be properly appreciated. This show is pure pleasure. You have two weeks, and counting.
Eline McGeorge and Charlotte Johannesson at Hollybush Gardens
The current shows at Hollybush Gardens offer a fascinating and nuanced view of successive generations of artists coming out of Scandinavia that spans a century of activity.
Visible Women at Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery
With the arrival of Aliza Nisenbaum’s painting in Norwich through our VNXXCAS initiative, very different, 21st century realities enter the collection and enable a multitude of new conversations to take place.
‘Flux: Parian unpacked’ at The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
There is a growing movement to ‘decolonise the museum’, and Smith’s background has sensitised him to the power and responsibility of the storyteller
Surface Work at Victoria Miro, Wharf Road and Mayfair
The exhibition is something like the tasting menu at a Michelin Star restaurant: exceptional, if slightly overwhelming as a total experience – enduringly memorable for exquisite individual moments.
Cerith Wyn Evans, Radiant fold (…the Illuminating Gas) at Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales
Effortlessly occupying the whole of the new Colwinston Gallery, four elliptical forms drawn in fine white neon float underneath the ziggurat ceiling.
Fourthland with Rosalind Fowler, BREADROCK at PEER, Hoxton
Working on a hyper-local level, Fourthland and Fowler’s project explores what living with a global perspective feels like: how it alters our personal imaginary, our habits, our modes of living together