We the People, Nari Ward’s latest exhibition, at New Museum, New York, underlines the critical role the city has played in his career. Here, he discusses the importance of Harlem, the neighbourhood that continues to inform his work.
Christine Lindey, author of Art for All. British Socially Committed Art from the 1930s to the Cold War, discusses an era of artists committed to their political beliefs and prepared to take a stand with their work.
The Color Work continues the institutional recovery of Maier, whose street photographs of New York and Chicago documented social reality during the cold war era.
Sculptor Joseph Hillier talks about his most ambitious project to date, its design, and what it takes to construct a bronze that weighs 9.5 tonnes.
Crone Music features two new films by London-based artist Beatrice Gibson. Exploring themes of motherhood and queer kinship, this show considers how one might endure, and finally resist, an unpredictable future .
In the centenary year of Tait’s birth, this exhibition of short films celebrates her pioneering legacy alongside the work of younger artists whom she influenced.
Scottish artist Lorna Macintyre delves into the relationships between people, their objects and their traces, in this fascinatingly forensic yet poetic exhibition at DCA.
This exhibition of artwork from Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University, Connecticut, looks at how the country’s great famine in the mid-19th century still resonates today.
Ceal Floyer’s subversion of everyday objects continues her meditation on materiality in private and public space.
A retrospective exhibition, curated by Jasia Reichardt, celebrates the 1968 ICA show that first brought the Japanese avant garde to Europe.
The Vietnamese film-maker talks about documenting female spirits, regional journalism and the ecological destruction of Vietnam’s heartlands.
From a balloon bunny to a vast, glossy pink Venus of Willendorf, there is everything we would expect from Koons at his latest exhibition at the Ashmolean – but there is also a sense that he has run out of new ideas.
McCullin is widely known as a war photographer, but this comprehensive and unflinching exhibition, covering 60 years of his photojournalism and more, shows the full scope of his work.
The artist talks about his latest exhibition, Ceremony, which documents the statue’s journey, and explains why Engels has such relevance in contemporary Britain.
The 2018 Jarman Award-winner talks about Franz Kafka, mirror-touch synaesthesia and her film Tonight the World, which involved curating her grandmother’s dreams.
From this annual showcase of new talent, we pick five artists to watch, from Yushi Li’s erotically charged photograph from her My Tinder Boys series to Madelynn Mae Green’s painting of three children on a bed.
Exploring the life, work and artistic times of the German expressionist artist Otto Mueller, this exhibition revives the lively cultural exchange of the early 20th-century between Berlin and Wrocław.
New York-based artist Betty Yu talks about the gentrification of her neighbourhood in Brooklyn and what galleries can do to help.
Commemorating the centenary of the deaths of two of Austria’s great modernist artists, this exhibition showcases 100 drawings on loan from the Albertina Museum and proves them to be far more than just erotic sketches.
Pardo and his team have transformed a tired French hotel in Arles into a work of art, designing and making a million handmade tiles, almost every piece of furniture and hundreds of his signature light fittings.
Corresponding with a jailed paedophile led Van Tongeren to collaborate with him to make a film. She discusses their relationship and the moral and ethical implications of working with someone who has committed such a heinous crime.
Set in the spectacular alpine resort of Gstaad, the Elevation 1049 festival explores contemporary art practice. This year it focused on performance art, with a programme of works over one weekend, and a new Doug Aitken installation, Mirage Gstaad, which will stay put for two years.
Deer-headed lodges, globe-shaped temples, sunken pleasure pavilions: a long-overdue exhibition at the Petit Palais unravels the dreamlike world of Lequeu, Revolutionary France’s most eccentric and enigmatic visionary architect.
As the UK wrestles with Brexit, this show, with the feel of a mini-institutional survey on artists responding to the technological ravaging of liberal democracy, could not have come at a better time.
In the 1960s, Warhol and Paolozzi believed art would benefit from increasing mechanisation. This show looks at where their differing techniques took them.
From storms thrashing lighthouses to mountaintops enveloped by cloud, from golden piazzas to the Italian Riviera, Turner’s delicate watercolours are stirring visions of the natural world.
Eight key works from the past 15 years, all unapologetically seen from a woman’s perspective, circle around the fluidity of sexuality, identity and the diversity of human behaviour.
In these prints of Paris, Toulouse-Lautrec and his contemporaries bear witness to the enduring appeal of illusion, suggestion and nostalgia.
This exhibition presents a survey of works by the Shanghai-based artist whose aim is to open up a dialogue across cultures and chronologies.
Nature, says Swartz, is her primary source of inspiration and her paintings are grounded in the increasingly complex relationship we have with it.