Tony Cragg’s alien sculptures land at Houghton Hall in Norfolk.
The largest UK show of Hepworth’s work since her death in 1975, this unashamedly biographical consideration of her life brings together some of her most celebrated sculptures.
After a residency prolonged by the pandemic, Veronica Ryan delivers a profound and playful selection of works, meditations on the everyday, lovingly recast and reconfigured to draw out new meaning and resonance.
As this captivating book shows, when Andrew Bracey asked 62 contemporary artists for their interpretation of Diego Velázquez’s Las Meninas, there are still plenty of fresh ideas about this 365-year-old work.
The artist talks about her series of paintings in the group show Just What Is It …?, at Cristea Roberts Gallery, and how they draw on memories engaging all five senses.
A packed retrospective of the surrealist fellow-traveller spirals off in all sort of directions, offering an argument for the spirit of play.
Dubuffet’s curiosity and playfulness with serious and complex ideas shines through in this show, which brings together more than 150 works from across four decades.
Susan Mullin is both an expert on and a friend to the Ghanaian sculptor El Anatsui. This second edition of her must-read book expands on his incredible artistic practice.
In this solo exhibition, Tahnee Lonsdale presents 12 large oil paintings, produced this year, that provide a meditative and emotive space in which to consider embodiment, togetherness and loss.
Price’s works reflect the instability and unpredictability of our times, with the themes of race and Covid running through much of the work, but it is nevertheless an exuberant show.
An ear-shredding, eye-rending survey of the audiovisual artist transforms data into engulfing experiences and fires up the mind.
Key works and a wealth of fascinating archive material make this small show a must see.
This show is a fully sensate experience, a meditation of sorts on the state of the world that turns the Duveen Galleries into a space to get lost in, physically and psychologically.
With about 200 items, including some of his best-known, most groundbreaking works, this exhibition delves into the sculptor’s thinking and processes of making.
Mariam Zulfiqar, the curator of an exhibition of art installations at Chiswick House, says it marks a new chapter for the English Heritage site.
Miami Art Scene May 2021 – leading America’s obsessive, overdue, and necessarily over-weighted attention to diversity, the focus on Black Art has morphed from moment to movement.
Woods talks about her new prints and collages, now on show at Cristea Roberts gallery in London, their relationship to her paintings, and finding a silver lining in the pandemic.
Charleston reopens with two exhibitions investigating the relationship between portraitist and model, placing forgotten modernist alongside contemporary hero.
This brightly coloured stainless steel, aluminium and fibreglass installation, depicting Sesame Street’s Big Bird swinging on a crescent moon, is just what is needed after a year of despair.
Julian Opie talks about travelling via Google Earth during lockdown, how colour blindness has shaped his work and his new show at the Lisson Gallery in London.
This exceptionally well-curated exhibition brings together four female artists, from a pivotal point in British social and art history, and explores how each, in her own way, challenged conventions and restrictions to become a successful painter.
The American artist Shara Hughes talks about the new paintings in her exhibition at the Garden Museum in London and the novelty of exhibiting in a church.
The artist talks about growing up in a farming community in rural Spain, queer and rural shame, and the importance of reuniting living, thinking and making through a practice that disrupts.
With nightclubs facing massive uncertainty after more than a year of closure, the V&A Dundee’s exhibition is a reminder of what we stand to lose if they don’t receive more support.
West’s willingness to take risks and reject stylistic uniformity shines through in this exhibition of works from an artist who, despite being first rate, remains so little known.
In a joyous coupling of art with nature, Yayoi Kusama’s cheering and restorative polka dots and pumpkins are just what is needed after this traumatic year.
The British artist talks about his new works at Victoria Miro, freaking out in lockdown and encapsulating a year in colour.
Clare Patey talks about 25 years of creating and producing powerful, participatory, public artworks on climate change, plastic waste and loss of empathy.
The premise of this 11-day festival is that art can draw attention to the state of our planet and propose a better future through sustainable development goals.
A suite of new works by the German painter, exploring the theme of Arcadia, mix inscrutability with assertiveness.