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.
A postcard from Vienna
There is a thriving contemporary art scene in Vienna, bolstered by the city’s famous art academies, not-for-profit spaces, commercial galleries and world class museums.
Gonçalo Mabunda: Orator of Time at Jack Bell Gallery, London
Mabunda aims to explore the collective memory of his home country that has been scarred by a long and violent Civil War.
Denzil Forrester: A Survey at Stephen Friedman Gallery
It is a revelation to witness so many large-scale canvases by a long-overlooked artist, who has had to fight for his place within an art world that has been seen as white and western until very recently.
Aliza Nisenbaum at Brixton Underground Station, London
For Nisenbaum, the people she paints are not passive sitters but active and engaged collaborators who are depicted with grace, composure and pride at a time when society often treats them as invisible.
Katja Seib: ‘dear diary’ at Sadie Coles HQ
Katja Seib’s (b. 1989) new series of paintings, currently on display in her first solo-show at Sadie Coles HQ, hovers between realistic figuration, visual illusion and dream-like symbolism. The German…
The CAS acquires ceramic tableau by Lubna Chowdhary for Gallery Oldham
‘Late in the Afternoon evokes’ the familiar shapes of the north‐west’s industrial built forms that, in combination with the artist’s South Asian architectural influences, echoes the complexity and visual excitement of our shared lives in the UK today.
Women on Aeroplanes at The Showroom, London
The show is revelatory in uncovering the predominantly unknown role women played in the struggle for independence of African nations in the 1950s and ‘60s.
The CAS acquires installation by Sonia Boyce for Manchester Art Gallery based on her takeover of the gallery in January 2018
The starting point for Six Acts, 2018 is a series of conversations about the gallery collection and how it is displayed and interpreted, particularly in relation to the politics of class, gender, race and sexuality.
Emilie Taylor: Beating the Bounds at Bosse & Baum, London
The show is closely linked to the artist’s own experience of the inherent transformations – and spatial limitations – that come with motherhood.
Roman Vishniac Rediscovered at The Photographers’ Gallery and The Jewish Museum, London
In today’s political climate, when nationalism and anti-immigrant ideologies are resurging, the foreboding photographs that Vishniac took in pre-war Berlin take on a new and ghastly relevance.