Newly established gallery Sion and Moore combines the creative experiences of its two founders with the craft of designer Michael Marriott, achieving an intriguing environment in which to view Nigel Shafran’s tantalising Work Books
The artist talks about unpicking the story of William Hogarth’s A Harlot’s Progress and using her latest opera to explore architectural form, power distribution and the ambivalence of feminism in a corporate climate.
The curator of this year’s EVA International, Ireland’s biennial, talks about how the country’s history and heritage and, in particular, the forthcoming referendum on abortion have shaped his thinking behind the event.
Describing herself as ‘an artist who works in textiles’ Pym talks about her recent surgery for mending at the V&A, why she mends old clothes and artefacts, and why she feels it is so important to see the damage and the repair.
Since founding his New York gallery in 2006, Fergus McCaffrey has been instrumental in introducing postwar Japanese art to a western audience. He talks about his deep attachment to Japanese art and craft and his hopes for his new gallery in the heart of Tokyo.
Through installation, sound, film and dance, Paul Maheke's work explores gender and racial stereotypes, articulating the restrictions placed around black, male and queer identities. For his first major solo show, at the Chisenhale Gallery, he has stepped out of the central performing role and brought in three female artists to expand this dialogue. He talks about the origins and expression of the resulting work, A Fire Circle for a Public Hearing.
As environmental changes affect more areas of the world, our lifestyles need to be more sustainable. Looking back over 400 years of fashion history, Fashioned from Nature asks what humans have done wrong and how we can innovate to improve.
Coming off Hockney’s stunning retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrating his 80th birthday, this new body of work proposes to resolve the artist’s lifetime pursuit of accurate perspective with a radical new way to authentically see.
For the first time in its 200-year history, a mansion in Philadelphia is transformed into a major public art project by American artist Jane Irish. She talks about a career spent exploring anti-war activism.
Burman talks about the inspirations for her intricate, multilayered works, including her latest commissions for the Science Museum and an exhibition honouring suffragettes – and why she bought a tuk-tuk.
For his current show at the Henry Moore Institute, Gall has played around with old copies of The Studio magazine to make new cover versions. He talks about how he came across the old issues and what they mean to him and explains a little about his practice.
The largest festival for contemporary visual art in Scotland, the eighth Glasgow International, under the directorship of Richard Parry, has a plethora of exciting work. Below is a roundup of what’s on offer.