Freud Museum, London, until 2 February 2014
The Freud Museum has gathered together letters, portraits, sound recordings and various documents tracing 200 years of the history of women suffering from differing states of mental distress, many of which were swept under the umbrella of hysteria, but which now, once again, are seen as disparate pathologies.
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, until 26 January 2014
This superb exhibition demonstrates how Carrington, with reference to her Irish background and Mexican surroundings, embraced the possibilities offered by an art that we are continually reimagining.
Building 80/81, Ebrington, Derry~Londonderry, until 5 January 2014
The French-born film and installation artist Laure Prouvost (born Croix-Lille, 1978) has won the 29th Turner Prize.
Victoria Miro Gallery, Wharf Road, London, until 20 December 2013
As the accompanying gallery text tells us, Ballincourt is interested in both personal and social depictions of humanity.
Tate St Ives, Cornwall, until 26 January 2014
Aquatopia: The Imaginary of the Ocean Deep occupies all of the spectacular spaces at Tate St Ives, a fitting venue overlooking Porthmeor beach on the Atlantic Ocean.
The Saatchi Gallery, London, until 16 March 2014
There are some loud voices vying for attention in this colourful celebration of the human figure. Bringing together the works of 19 emerging international artists, Body Language plays with the corporeal, stretching, squashing and chiselling the human form to produce works that range from the gruesome to the ethereal.
Lisson Gallery, London, until 11 January 2014
This newly configured exhibition, shown earlier this year in São Paulo, Brazil, displays works by 16 different artists, celebrating the multigenerational programme of the gallery, from the 1960s to the present day.
Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938, The Museum of Modern Art, New York City, until 12 January 2014
There are few things I find more disturbing than René Magritte’s paintings. Sombre, eerie and melancholic, they have an uncanny ability to upset my sense of time, place and belonging.
On 28 September 2013, a new and separate space opened nearby the existing Serpentine Gallery in Kensington Gardens, London. It virtually doubles the area available for its outstanding schedule of exhibitions, and allows for a rich duplication of related exhibitions.
The Queens Museum has a new name and a new life. Formerly the Queens Museum of Art, it reopened its doors to the public on 9 November, after an extensive four-year expansion and renovation project.
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, until 19 January 2014
The thought-provoking, playful but disruptive work of Klara Lidén
Museum Het Domein, Sittard, the Netherlands, 26 January 2014
The landscape artist and architect Patricia Johanson (b1940) occupies a unique position in her chosen field in the United States. This talent is now well exhibited at the Museum Het Domein in the Netherlands.