The curator, ecological activist and consultant discusses the power of artists to imagine everything from Golden Lion-winning eco-operas, to festivals exploring our relationships with nature.
From a 3,000-year-old Phoenician ivory relief of a temple prostitute to Rembrandt’s Girl at a Window to Wolfgang Tillmans’ photographic portrait of female techno DJ Smokin’ Jo, this ambitious exhibition emphasises the relationship between the act of looking and being looked at.
Sprüth Magers takes us on a whistle-stop tour through the American artist’s early drawings, pulling us into a unique imaginative world.
As the first survey of Oiticica in London in 15 years goes on show at the Lisson Gallery, its curator, Ann Gallagher, talks about the Brazilian artist’s vibrant, sensual works.
Giant ears, a massive inflatable heart and a disembodied head – De Andrade explains why he has filled the Brazilian Pavilion with an odd assortment of body parts.
The conceptual artist and film-maker explains why seeing Neil Armstrong walk on the moon had such a strong influence on him, why he is so reluctant to define his work as painting – and why he once spent his Sundays painting over a shop window, then returning to watch the shopkeeper scraping it off.
This fascinating book is as much about the history of Stalinist Russia as it is about Boris Iofan, the architect whose grand buildings defined the era, yet whose work was so closely tied to the dictator’s whims.
Led by Fondazione Merz, a new arts centre in Palermo hopes to engage local people with contemporary art, while retaining strong links to the capital’s history.
A treasure trove of an exhibition surveys the late Italian master’s exploration of books and paper, which provide a gentle complement to his painting and sculpture.
This thrilling show lays out the full spectrum of the Renaissance artist’s output, from his architectural prowess to his almost sculptural portraits.
In the darkness of the Icelandic Pavilion, Sigurður Guðjónsson talks about his monumental video work – a visceral experience, its scale and form resonant with its architectural setting and enhanced by a primal soundtrack.
In the run up to his exhibition in Venice during the 59th Biennale, the internationally renowned Portuguese artist talks about the museum he keeps in his mind, and why he will never be pinned down to a particular form of art.
This is a poignant and deeply personal show, and sadness permeates the works, done during lockdown and in the final months of her husband’s life.
Sculptures and drawings, set in the very place they were created, along with Moore’s own vast collection of press cuttings, brings us close to an artist, who though in his 60s, had lost none of his power.
Visitors to Charleston will be treated to three intriguing shows from Langlands & Bell, including their own works exploring the idea of utopia, an intervention in Vanessa Bell’s attic studio, and a collection the duo have curated of works from other artists.
As his first solo show outside India takes place at David Zwirner in London, Baliga explains why pain and suffering, both his and that of others, are at the root of all his paintings.
Can art create a country? Two concurrent exhibitions in Paris showcase the artists who forged Finland’s identity against Russian dominance.
From her small woven minimes to installations that stretch from floor to ceiling, Hicks’s colourful, tactile works, spanning a 70-year career, are a delight to behold.
Sonia Boyce, Helen Cammock, Rory Pilgrim and Ilona Sagar spent three years working with creative community organisations and providers and users of social care users in the London borough of Barking and Dagenham to come up with four brave and powerful films.
Filipino multimedia artist Leeroy New has just “docked” three “ships” made of bamboo and waste plastic in the courtyard of Somerset House in London. Commissioned to mark Earth Day 2022, they take inspiration from sci-fi, mythology, marine life and his climate-change-threatened home nation.
This major show, spanning six decades of Indiana’s career, makes clear that there was far more to his work than the four-letter sculpture for which he is primarily remembered.
Among a high-impact shortlist for this year’s prize, Anastasia Samoylova’s photographs of an apocalypse on slow boil come out on top.
The Dominican artist Hulda Guzmán talks about the things that inspire her, her father’s influence – and not taking life too seriously.