The human body provides a jumping-off point for both artists, but while Hershman Leeson
’s exploration of the relationship between technology and self draw strongly on a feminist perspective, Atkins
’ consideration of identity is rather troubling.
The first female president of the Royal Academy talks about the impact the pandemic has had on the institution and on her own work, and why Japanese art has had such a major influence for her.
As the city holds the 2020 Olympics, architects and artists including Kazuyo Sejima, Terunobu Fujimori and Yayoi Kusama have designed pavilions to show visitors Tokyo’s cultural side, both old and new.
The artist talks about capturing the essence of David Bowie, through the creation of his trademark paper-pattern collages, in his most recent, limited-edition artist’s book .
The passion and excitement of this multidisciplinary artist and designer shine through in an uplifting and joyous show.
Karla Black, whose sculptures are now on show at the Fruitmarket, Edinburgh, talks about the power of colour, the seduction of cosmetics and the delicious disruption of institutional space through her chaotic, celebratory material explorations.
The Berlin-based performance artist returns to the UK with human boulders, everyday anecdotes and public displays of affection set amidst 18th-century gardens.
With almost 100 works on show, this exhibition is outstanding for the way in which it takes the pattern and decoration movement seriously as an object of historical inquiry.
In fashion shoots, studio portraits and street photography, this major survey of the British Ghanaian photographer’s work shows his enduring interest in people as he captures major social and political changes across two continents.
The Basque sculptor’s geometry-defying, spatially expansive works fit snugly into the barns and grounds of Hauser & Wirth’s historic farmhouse.
A bracing reflection on social and environmental issues that have been foregrounded during the pandemic, this exhibition, curated in real time during 2020, acts as an emotional, but uplifting wake-up call.
Amid the playful life-size figures at his new show, Gerroff!! (or User Feedback), Mick Peter discusses making sculptures that look like big drawings and how he hopes to subvert people’s interactions with public art.
Showing work from Metzger’s formative years, much of it rarely seen before, this exhibition sheds light on the artist’s search for his own artistic language before his ‘auto-destructive’ period.
Ahead of an enormous new installation in Berlin’s fabled nightclub Berghain, the Danish artist talks virtual reality, field work and the importance of wetlands.
The director of the Photographers’ Gallery talks about her own love of photography and how the organisation is celebrating its 50th-anniversary programme alongside ambitious plans for the future.
The artist talks about the importance of democracy in her practice, how she feels she sits – or doesn’t! – within the patriarchal tradition, and how she has a resistance to finalising a work and defining where it begins and ends.
Leckey shares his circuitous journey to art-world success, his passion for music, film and outsider culture, and the powerful way our online lives are shaping how we feel and even how we sound.
To coincide with three major shows of his work, Nicholas Pope speaks about his successes, travels, tribulations and breakthroughs – and, in everything, his joy in making and thinking shines through.
Tesfaye Urgessa talks about his latest exhibition, breaking down borders and what home means to him.
As his show, Paradise Edict, opens at the Royal Academy in London, Michael Armitage talks about the pandemic, painting, politics and his dual Kenyan-UK heritage.
On the eve of Floating Heads, a new show at Xxijra Hii in London, Atkin talks about her exotic and fantastic pencil drawings, her new micro sculptures, and how a random Polaroid spawned her whole drawing practice.
For one of her largest solo presentations to date, Ilana Halperin brings her multifaceted practice to the Isle of Bute, responding to the place’s geological and human histories with a mix of the personal, geological, corporeal and poetic.
The Welsh artist’s London show is a cartoon, model and animation-fuelled parody of pretentious artists, curators and architects, set in the tranquil galleries of Southwark Park.
Sculptor Rachel Kneebone talks about her forthcoming exhibition at Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the new direction her work is taking.
Sutapa Biswas talks about her lifelong quest to decolonialise British art history, and about her two forthcoming exhibitions.
Gallagher takes the viewer down into her watery world, where mythology, history and nature collide, in five new, visually compelling works.
Joffe’s tender paintings of herself and her siblings with their mother evoke memories of family, motherhood and the process of ageing .
The artist talks about the development of his practice, and how he uses three distinct layers to add levels of meaning and interpretation to his human and territorial portraits.
Marco Livingstone’s lavish book is a tribute to one of Britain’s finest landscape painters and its publication is accompanied by an exhibition of Berg’s works at the Frestonian Gallery in London.
Copeland challenges the usual perceptions of what an exhibition should be. Here he explores the idea of the closed exhibition and considers how organisms, like art shows, change according to where they are sited.