The Scottish-Ghanaian artist placed black women at the centre of the frame, metaphorically and literally. This exhibition of her series Syrcas shows her use of photomontage to disrupt European images by covering them with traditional African objects and artworks.
Autograph-ABP, London, until 2 April 2016.
Gardens have inspired artists and influenced painting, from impressionism to the avant garde and beyond. Here, curator William Robinson talks about the exhibition and Monet’s erudite passion for gardening.
Royal Academy, London, until 2 April 2016.
The man who turned breeding chickens into an art explains his plans to create a sustainable, diverse society, and how his new project, Biomista, will advance his aims.
In his first London show, the artist explores the Ethiopian traditions of honouring the spirit of a place or community. Two years of studying in Norway have only intensified his fascination with disappearing rituals and cultural and social fragmentation.
Robel Temesgen: Adbar is at Tiwani Contemporary, London, until 6 February 2016.
The artist reveals some of the hidden stories that inspire her film, performance and installation works, exploring different techniques for visualising sound and seeking to recover the unheard female voice.
Working on drawings after labouring over collages is like taking a gallop through a vast field, says the artist best known for her tiny, torn-paper explorations of landscapes and architectural forms.
This is a group exhibition of work by contemporary artists exploring humanitarian crimes. It presents us with alternative perspectives on history, including those of minority groups or people with little power, and the exhibition is an example of how the public art gallery can be used as a forum for learning, understanding and taking responsibility for the past.
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney until 1 May 2016.
As a child, she drew on her bedrooms walls. As an adult, she has won the Prix de Rome and a Fulbright Scholarship. Born in Scotland, she has lived in Rome, New York and London. Here, she talks about her career, and her latest work based on the love story of Paris and Helen of Troy.
The artist, known for his refined sculptures and reliefs, explains why he moved from photography to sculpture, why he likes flaws and idiosyncrasy to be part of his work, and why he bans artificial light in his studio, stopping work once it gets dark.
Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, until 16 January 2016.
This thorough exhibition explores parallels in the lives and works of Vincent Van Gogh and Edvard Munch, two artists whose lives were plagued by anguish, but whose works are loved for their colour and humanity.
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, until 17 January 2016.
From the work of Bas Jan Ader, who disappeared while crossing the Atlantic in a tiny boat, to the political statements of Ai Weiwei, to Lucy Wood’s improbably dangerous glass trampoline, this exhibition explores risk in art.
Turner Contemporary, Margate, until 17 January 2016.
This solo show explores the archives of photographer Shigeo Anzaï, looking at his role in documenting artists making and installing works in exhibitions in Japan between 1970 and 1976, starting with the 10th Tokyo Biennale.
White Rainbow Gallery, London, until 23 January 2016.
The illustrator and artist talks about her recent exhibition at the Rebecca Hossack Gallery, drawing by hand and directly into the computer, the perils of being freelance – and why being Peter Blake’s daughter can be embarrassing.