New Orleans plays host to 58 artists from around the world – including Theaster Gates, Carrie Mae Weems, Agus Suwage and Jean-Michel Basquiat, as well as many less familiar names – for Prospect.3, whose dominant theme is race and identity.
New Orleans, until 25 January 2015.
Studio International visited the artist Steven Appleby's studio in south London. Appleby, whose work is sometimes described as absurdist, is primarily known for his weekly cartoon strip, Loomus, in the Guardian.
The Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed talks about his exhibition Fluid Forms, how he reinterprets the process of carpet-making, and the fact that traditional weavers were not happy producing carpets with gaping holes.
In her works on paper and installations, the artist Zarina, who left her birthplace in India more than 50 years ago, explores the idea of home while living elsewhere.
Luhring Augustine, New York City, until 6 December 2014.
Risking the wrath of many, London’s Royal Academy of Arts is playing host to a long-overdue thematic overview of the controversial works of British pop artist Allen Jones.
Allen Jones, Royal Academy of Arts, London, until 25 January 2015.
US artist Marni Kotak talks about her performance of everyday events in real life as way to raise awareness of self-destructive emotions that ruin women’s lives and often go unnoticed.
Dutch-Monagesque artist Adeline de Monseignat’s work is greatly influenced by Sigmund Freud’s concept of the uncanny. For her current exhibition, Home at the Ronchini Gallery, she has created a large-scale installation exploring childhood memories.
Adeline de Monseignat: Home. Ronchini Gallery, London, until 17 January 2015.
The 20 prints in this show are a product of pure chance, says Fabrizio Poltronieri, who as both artist and programmer, positions himself in the tradition of truthful and direct computational experimentation between man, code and computer.
Oi Futuro Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, until 4 January 2015.
‘I stiffened 200 thongs to look like jet fighters and strung them in the atrium of Philip Morris’s. That would not have happened in the 70s.’
E.V. Day: Semi-Feral, Mary Boone Gallery, until 25 October 2014 and Salomon Contemporary, New York, until 20 December 2014.
The New York-based Polish artist Piotr Uklański talks about the influence of the second world war on his work, dealing with death as a subject, and his eternal pessimism.
The Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, until 21 December 2014.
With works from the 1980s to the present that appropriate, and sometimes manipulate, images and sound from television, film, the internet and radio, MoMA’s Cut to Swipe explores the rapidly changing nature of visual culture across digital and social media.
Museum of Modern Art, New York, until 22 March 2015.
The Royal Academy’s current exhibition, which showcases more than 40 years of Anselm Kiefer's career, is the first major retrospective of his work to be held in the UK.
Royal Academy of Arts, London, until 14 December 2014.