In her latest exhibition at the Rodeo Gallery, London, Cairo-born artist Iman Issa takes existing artworks that attempted to capture the zeitgeist of their time and creates new versions that have resonance for a contemporary audience.
Rodeo Gallery, London, until 16 May 2015.
Fashion it may be, in that every item in this Alexander McQueen retrospective is for wearing, but art is its soul. This show, which charts the trajectory of the designer’s meteoric life is stunning, glorious and unmissable.
Victoria & Albert Museum, London, until 2 August 2015.
Full of impressionist masterpieces, this exhibition looks at how art dealer Paul Durand-Ruel struggled to convince a sceptical public of the merits of these works and, in doing so, shaped today’s art industry.
The National Gallery, London, until 31 May 2015.
This beautifully drafted exhibition by the Quistrebert brothers is focused, enthralling and atmospheric, with hypnotic videos and paintings that intend the viewer to feel rather than think.
Dundee Contemporary Arts, until 22 March 2015.
A beautiful exhibition of the Ukrainian avant garde’s theatre design from the 1910s and 20s is establishing a sense of identity for the art of a nation that has been split between its historical ties to the union with Russia and the need to find its own voice.
Ukrainian Museum, New York City, until 13 September 2015.
In the Hill of Dreams, which includes encaustic paintings, monotypes, lithographs, etchings, woodcut and monoprint, Ken Kiff is revealed as an artist’s artist, creating images to draw the viewer in, as if to partake in his adventure.
Marlborough Fine Art, London, until 17 April 2015.
Nightmarish visions and demonic passions fill the pages of Goya’s late drawings. But as this exhibition at the Courtauld illustrates, there is also sadness and humour among the withered limbs and toothless old women that haunt these fascinating albums.
Courtauld Gallery, London, until 25 May 2015.
East meets west in this dazzling show, which focuses on the attraction the Ottoman empire held for western artists for more than two centuries.
Bozar, Brussels, until 31 May 2015.