The inaugural Hepworth Prize for Sculpture at The Hepworth Wakefield has a highly impressive shortlist (Phyllida Barlow, Steven Claydon, Helen Marten and David Medalla) that makes this exhibition a must-see. In London this year’s Bloomberg New Contemporaries arrives at the ICA having exhibited in Liverpool, giving a good snapshot of emerging trends in art.
Lothar Götz conjures up the theatre in his new show at DOMOBAAL
‘Pas de Trois’ pays tribute to modernist artist Oskar Schlemmer’s iconic dance choreography ‘Triadic Ballet’, which was first performed in Stuttgart in 1922
Severija Inčirauskaitė-Kriaunevičienė’s stitched metal craft piece acquired for New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester
The artist embraces the mundane symbols of Lithuanian life – the metal bucket, the radiator, the car – and turns them into objects of beauty, rather than shunning them and the industrial processes they represent.
Dynamics of power are what Hutchison is really committed to, using the absurd to question how the rational functions.
The Art World View: The Beauty of Data
The way in which artists are embracing data helps us understand the fundamentals of our world just that little bit differently.
Eva Rothschild’s powerful new show in a museum threatened with closure
All the work in this exhibition, with the exception of one piece, has been made this year, and so it has inevitably been made against the background of the political upheavals in the UK over the summer
The National or the Skip
A show in a derelict hotel, the title is inspired by something Francis Bacon once said: “if my paintings didn’t belong in the National Gallery, they were destined for the skip.”
CAS acquires John Akomfrah and Kader Attia works at Frieze London for Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art
The two moving image works address themes of colonisation and migration
The Colony by Dinh Q. Lê, an Artangel Commission
Contrasting the sublime natural landscape with the seemingly everlasting human world of greed and desire makes The Colony a powerfully unsettling and captivating short story about colonialism and its legacy
The artist only graduated from the Royal Academy in 2014 and she has quickly developed a visual language that worth keeping an eye on.
Craft piece by Silversmith David Clarke acquired for Plymouth City Museum & Art Gallery
Clarke rejects traditional notions of beauty, distorting and innovatively transforming the surfaces of precious metals using corrosives such as salt and lead.