Imperial War Museum, London, until 8 March 2015
Truth and Memory at the Imperial War Museum in London is a major retrospective, comprising more than 120 works of British first world war art. The exhibition runs alongside the reopening of the IWM London after its £40m refurbishment, in time to mark the centenary of the start of the first world war.
Mistah Kurtz – He Not Dead. Peer, London, until 26 July 2014
This new body of work at PEER is a collaboration between the artist Fiona Banner and the Magnum photographer Paolo Pellegrin, whom Banner commissioned to explore the City of London through the lens of conflict. She spoke to Kate Tiernan about the exhibition, which includes moving image, photographs, text and large graphite drawings.
Russians, like the rest of the world, are split in their attitude toward contemporary art: some like new ideas and challenges offered by art that does not look beautiful or even appealing; others are threatened by it, considering its subversive nature destructive of their basic values and beliefs.
Burlington Gardens, The Royal Academy, London, until 19 October 2014
Most know Dennis Hopper as a Hollywood hellraiser, the quintessential enfant terrible, both on screen and off, but he was also a talented photographer. Four years after his death in 2010, the Royal Academy has recreated his original exhibition of 1970.
Saatchi Gallery, London, until 3 August 2014
Ben Quilty’s first solo London show opened at the Saatchi Gallery on 4 July, celebrating his winning of the inaugural Prudential Eye Award, 2014.
Void Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland, until 18 July 2014
Here we have humanity’s glorious ambition on display and also, intertwined and perhaps inseparable, humanity’s propensity to destroy itself and everything around it.
Gary Tatintsian Gallery, until 30 September 2014; The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, until 7 September 2014
Delvoye, a bad boy of the art world, is showing in Moscow this summer. While for the world-renowned Delvoye having a gallery exhibition in Moscow is not unprecedented, a show in a museum known for its collection of classical art and its conservatism is an event of note.
Fridman Gallery, New York, until 11 July 2014
The exhibition features the work of Stephen Dean, Jan Tichy and Ethan Ryman, three artists with very different sensibilities, who employ light as a means of defamiliarising what we see.
Courtauld Gallery, London, until 21 September 2014
Harriet Thorpe met Dr Rachel Sloan, curator of Bruegel to Freud, to discuss the Courtauld’s print collection and how she assembled this year’s summer showcase of 30 key pieces with more than 24,000 to choose from.
Arthur M Sackler Museum of Art and Archaeology at Peking University,
Beijing, China, until 27 August 2014
MAYA, a major exhibition by Anindita Dutta, is the second exhibition of the Dame Jillian Sackler International Artists Exhibition Program at the Arthur M Sackler Museum of Art and Archaeology at Peking University.
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, until 19 October 2014
It has happened! It is here! The Whitney Museum has opened its doors to the Temple of Koons.
Halftone: Through the Grid. Galerie Max Hetzler, until 26 July 2014
At the Berlin gallery, in a high-ceilinged office lined with books, Harriet Thorpe sat down with curators Bounakoff and Gallais and artists Tursic and Mille to discuss the show.
Hauser & Wirth, North Gallery, London, until 26 July 2014
Richard Jackson has been a pre-eminent figure on the American art scene since the 70s and, in his current exhibition at Hauser & Wirth, he certainly leaves his mark. Influenced by both Abstract Expressionism and action painting, this show is a playful, yet disturbing synthesis of the two.