A two-day, 3D festival celebrated the opening of the V&A Dundee with a visual collaboration between Scottish rock band Primal Scream and artist Jim Lambie, and a light, sound and graphics show by Dundee digital creatives Biome Collective and Agency of None.
Charleston, home of the Bloomsbury set, is celebrating the opening of a new exhibition and arts space with three concurrent exhibitions, Orlando at the Present Time, Zanele Muholi: Faces and Phases and Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant’s Famous Women Dinner Service.
As the V&A this week opens an exhibition that celebrates groundbreaking innovations in video game design, its curator, Marie Foulston, discusses the medium’s radical development over the past 20 years, and why now is the right time for a show of this kind.
The first retrospective of Bonalumi’s sculptural exploration of canvas, colour and material since his death is nothing if not comprehensive, consolidating his place within Italy’s postwar avant garde and the influence he has exerted on subsequent artists and architects.
From his famed Pompidou Centre to eye-opening projects that many won’t know about, including a travelling pavilion for IBM, to the Shard, Renzo Piano’s inspiration and genius shine through in this exhibition highlighting 16 of his works.
This exhibition offers a lesson in why you shouldn’t feed popular morbid curiosity at the expense of respect for the person behind the legend. Nevertheless, Frida Kahlo’s paintings still shine out from amid the costumes, prosthetics and pill packets.
The artist-curator Tamsyn Challenger talks about Free the Pussy!, the exhibition she has curated to showcase works made in response to Pussy Riot’s arrest in 2012, and the more general need for women to speak out, take control and reclaim their pussies.
Mitchell and Emily Rales’s $125m extension of Glenstone – due to open on 4 October – makes it one of the world’s largest private museums, with six buildings, 230 landscaped acres and a formidable collection. The only problem will be getting in.
Kengo Kuma has delivered a new landmark in the V&A Dundee. It is a craggy sculptural structure inspired by the city’s shipbuilding past and Scotland’s rugged cliffs, which Kuma hopes will reconnect the city with nature. Inside, he has crafted an interior of warmth and welcome. But has he delivered a ‘living room for the city?’.
Istanbul-based artist Banu Cennetoğlu talks about the List, a documentation of refugees known to have died trying to reach Europe, now on show at the Liverpool Biennial, her recent film at the Chisenhale that spanned more than 128 hours, and the images we create of ourselves and other people.
You may view plastic as rubbish, but for Mumbai artist Aaditi Joshi it is ‘as precious as a gem’. She even covers her body in it to make art. Here, she talks about why she chose it as her medium and describes her process of transforming it.
With walls made of stacked concrete roof tiles and a welcoming sequence of interior spaces, Mexico’s Frida Escobedo has created an easily replicable, accessible and enchanting structure for the 18th Serpentine Pavilion commission.
This exhibition of Kelly’s work seeks to cut to the core of his practice, primarily through two sets of extraordinary lithographs from the mid-1960s, and traces a compelling link between his figurative and abstract work.
Goody, herself of Dalit heritage, talks about discrimination in India against the Dalits and how, in her first solo exhibition, she is using photographs of her family and turning Dalit literature into recipes, to highlight the significant and complex relationship with food among a people historically denied it.