The first large-scale exhibition in the UK of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s work will be taking place at the Barbican Centre from 21 September.
Politically charged and focusing on themes of cultural heritage, Ting-Ting Cheng’s work has journeyed across the globe to obtain a marvellously international presence.
Specially commissioned ‘Sea Painting’ by Jessica Warboys acquired by the CAS for Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne
Warboy’s work strips the canvas from its frame and forces it into direct contact with the unforgiving elements of the windswept British landscape.
Theo Eshetu: The Slave Ship, at Tiwani Contemporary
The film is a hypnotic meditation on how the concept of free trade reinforces inequalities and injustices that seem to have their roots in the transatlantic slave trade.
The Towner Gallery’s new show explores how popular culture, and its vast compendium of imagery, words and materials has influenced recent contemporary art. Featured artists include Phil Collins, Jeremy Deller, Anthea Hamilton, Mark Leckey and John Stezaker.
Luke Willis Thompson
One of the most brilliant artists of his generation, Thompson investigates the treatment of minority communities and the way objects and sites can be imbued with violence.
Diptych by 2017 Turner Prize-nominee Lubaina Himid acquired for Gallery Oldham
The gallery aims to attract new audiences and explore challenging issues around racial, ethnic and cultural identity.
Refinding: Jessie Flood-Paddock with Kenneth Armitage at The Tetley, Leeds
This counter-intuitive but productive pairing resonates in unexpected and playful ways.
Richard Long: EARTH SKY at Houghton Hall
EARTH SKY at Houghton Hall shows Richard Long at the top of his game and should not be missed.
Fabienne Nicholas invited by Sadiq Khan to become a Mayor’s Design Advocate
CAS Consultancy’s developing strand of cultural strategy work, as well as extensive expertise in the public realm, gives Fabienne a unique blend of experience to contribute to the Mayor’s vision.
Skulptur Projekte Münster 2017
Pack some sunscreen and an anorak, for Germany’s summer weather seems to be as unpredictable as ours at the moment, and explore Skulptur Projekte Münster (SPM) by hire bike.
Anne Hardy: Falling and Walking (phhhhhhhhhhh phossshhhhh crrhhhhzzz mn huaooogh) at Art Night 2017
This is her largest ever single installation and after Art Night the work will become the first of Hardy’s increasingly ambitious works to enter a permanent museum collection.