The Scottish painter on her time at Glasgow School of Art in the 80s, being influenced by conventional artists as well as models from knitting patterns, and how she produces her detailed, labour intensive works.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is celebrating the acquisition and installation of Thomas Hart Benton’s 10-panel mural cycle with an exhibition that includes numerous studies the artist prepared for the mural, as well as paintings, drawings and photographs, which ground the imagery of Benton’s masterwork within the context of the visual culture of early modern America.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, until 19 April 2015
We look at how printmaking has influenced the work of Arthur Watson, Paul Coldwell, Christopher Le Brun, Charlotte Hodes and Grayson Perry.
Luc Tuymans’s latest exhibition at the David Zwirner Gallery in London is the result of a diverse range of influences, but his characteristically bleached colours and eerie settings ensure that his paintings continue to unsettle and intrigue.
David Zwirner Gallery, London, until 2 April 2015.
This double offering explores the concept of identity through portraits in two opposing media and ages – renaissance painting and modern photography.
Faces Then: Renaissance Portraits from the Low Countries and Faces Now: European Portrait Photography since 1990, Bozar (the Centre for Fine Arts), Brussels, until 17 May 2015.
The work of the Vietnamese-born Danish artist Danh Vō explores colonialism and nationalism through artefacts and text. His current exhibition, Homosapiens, is a critical study of history and the human condition from the artist’s unique perspective.
Marian Goodman Gallery, London, until 21 February 2015.
In Japan, salt is used to exorcise the bad spirits that are said to haunt the dead. With his installation of 120kg of salt at the Pola Museum Annex in Tokyo, artist Motoi Yamamoto instead uses the mineral as a way to remember the dead.
Pola Museum Annex, Ginza, Tokyo, until 1 March 2015.
A key figure of early 20th-century Parisian avant garde, Sonia Delaunay has often been cast in a supporting role to her husband, modernist Robert Delaunay. A major European retrospective puts the record straight and shows her impact on the international world of fashion.
Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, until 22 February 2015.