In London the RA is pairing Bill Viola’s work with Michelangelo’s drawings in an exhibition conceived as an immersive journey through the cycle of life.
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.
Alter Heroes Coalition at Mimosa House, London
Bringing together contemporary artists with more historical work from the 1970s, this show explores the latent power of a an alter-ego to subvert gender, subjectivity and racial divisions.
Gillian Wearing and Michael Landy help raise £91,000 for the Contemporary Art Society at The Artist’s Table in their Vyner Street studio
All proceeds from this event directly benefit the charitable mission of the Contemporary Art Society, supporting museums across the UK by donating great works of art.
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.
With a surface of glossy mosaic tiles, the sculptures at Zsófia Keresztes’s current show at Gianni Manhattan in Vienna have an uncanny ‘fleshiness’ to them. Statuesque and grotesque, sci-fi and kinky,…
Victoria Art Gallery’s exhibition not only includes drawings and collage on paper, but also large three-dimensional objects such as Karla Black’s delicate structures and Brian Griffiths’ giant cardboard computer.
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.
Still I Rise: Feminisms, Gender, Resistance at Nottingham Contemporary
The exhibition design allows for unusual visual possibilities, presenting a non-linear view of feminism that contests the standard linear and triumphalist patriarchal perspective.
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.