All things decay at France’s biggest biennial, an exploration of fragility and resilience that tends towards the spectacular.
The brutalities of daily life under apartheid in South Africa are exposed in this major exhibition spanning 40 years of Kentridge’s work. But it is his films that leave the most lasting impression.
Despite obvious sympathy for the emancipated black slaves he painted in America’s deep south, the fact that Homer was a white man has an ambiguity that resonates today.
On the 55th anniversary of Sturtevant’s radical re-creation of Claes Oldenburg’s The Store, Thaddaeus Ropac places objects from this installation alongside a filmic reworking of Paul McCarthy’s Painter, bringing to the fore the equation of art, sex, food and money.
The wonderment of Paterson’s words and Mutso’s choreography in an amazing atmospheric setting resulted in a powerful performance retelling of the myth of Callisto.
The American artist Ian Cheng explores parenthood and agency in an imagined future that sees humans and AI living in symbiosis.
In this small but vibrant new body of work, Fadojutimi’s fluid and colourful paintings seek meaning in nature and our connections to it.
Simão’s works have great appeal, and her fantastical futurism chimes with an art world currently in thrall to the realms of science fiction.
The third in a series of four essays that relate visual art and literature; here interlacing the works of Octavia Butler, Orlan, Valentine de Saint Point, and Mary Shelley to orient thoughts on the transhistorical power of Wangechi Mutu’s sculpture and film .
Inspired by the American Pattern and Decoration Movement, Lee and Bruton emerged in the 1980s and cut through male-dominated preconceptions of what abstract art should be.
The sculptor talks to us about her playful use of the domestic realm to explore feelings of belonging and cultural identity.
A museum that exists entirely in the metaverse is generating new opportunities for Brazilian artists.
Aware of Africa’s past and confident in its future, four contemporary artists shed fresh light on the continent’s sociocultural heritage in this uplifting exhibition.
Henri Matisse’s landmark painting is brought to life, shown with the artworks it portrays for the first time since they were together in the artist’s studio. Archival materials detailing its wild history and other related Matisse works complete this radiant exhibition.
The multimedia artist reveals how a two-year stay in Venice shaped her career and why water features so often in her works, and explains her use of traditions and personal reflections to bring people together to address climate change.
Two collectives, one from Scotland and one from Palestine, come together as part of the science centre’s three-year Climate House exhibition programme in a thought-provoking contribution to the ecological crisis.
The great museum of modern German art reintroduces the world to Sascha Wiederhold, chronicler of Weimar Berlin’s jazz age.
Castillo Deball discusses her interest in history and how artefacts and their re-creations are viewed, and talks about Roman Rubbish, her installation at the London Mithraeum Bloomberg Space, which takes as its starting point the 14,000 artefacts discovered at the site.
This comprehensive and fascinating show includes 60 years of eclectic and experimental work by one of Australia’s most significant feminist artists.
Lynch was overlooked in his lifetime, his career cut short by an early death, but this small exhibition shows the power of this enigmatic artist’s works.
Julien’s immersive five-screen installation exploring the relationship of US art collector Albert C Barnes and the philosopher and critic Alain Locke looks back over 100 years of black and white division, raises thorny issues, unafraid to tackle ambiguities and complexities.
An exhibition and monograph explore the painter’s near-forgotten sculptures, while discovering the sculptural in his canvases.
The futurist painter Giacomo Balla transformed his Roman apartment into a complete work of art. Now, thanks to the Maxxi Museum, Rome's authorities and Balla’s heirs, it is open to the public.