The 50 artists in this formidable show have all used textiles to tell powerful stories of resistance to social, political and ecological ills.
Davis talks about his art and how he started out in the 1960s, his friendship with Judy Chicago, playing chess with David Hockney and having a Scotch with Clement Greenberg.
Spanning master plans and covert models, these two exhibitions conjure up a point in the early 1930s when flows of international modernism infiltrated the British academic and political establishment.
Repeatedly drawing the same sitters from among his circle of close friends, Auerbach conveys his subjects with truth, tenderness and empathy, getting to the very heart of them.
After years of resistance, Poncelet has facilitated a full retrospective of 50 years of her work. Her inventiveness, material eclecticism and chromatic intelligence make her very much an artist for these times.
The Hayward Gallery’s spring exhibition is an effervescent playground of kinetically inclined sculpture that captures the drifting, mushrooming and vibrating movements of the natural world.
This show celebrating the centenary of the local artist who became internationally famous includes more than 60 works from his long career, along with a recreation of his studio.
This major new show pays homage to Kngwarray, an Indigenous Australian who, though she only began painting in her later years, produced a prodigious amount of work and became internationally acclaimed.
A suffragette’s medal, a 16th-century dildo and a hatpin are just some of the fascinating items that Annabelle Hirsch uses to take us on a spin through female history.
Although associated with abstract expressionism, Godwin strove for a more nuanced approach than her male counterparts, and her later works are influenced by her interest in Zen Buddhism and nature.
A melange of multilimbed, fertility, guardian, protector and warrior figures animate Glasgow’s Tramway in an ambitious installation for the Sri Lankan-born, Australian artist in his first UK solo show.
This is a fascinating account of the personalities, events and contexts that have shaped an organisation founded 90 years ago to enhance international cultural relations, an organisation whose work is as important today as it was in 1934.
Shamma’s latest exhibition of new paintings responds to works by greats from Rembrandt to Rubens. Here, she talks about her intuitive practice, the importance of music to her work, the impact of war in her native Syria, and women and children as subjects.
Remembered more as an artist’s model than a painter, this largely forgotten female artist is brought back into the spotlight in this charmingly fresh and colourful exhibition.
Jones collaborates with recent migrants to Australia to show how the culture and practices of its Indigenous people can be shared across nations, as they explore the plants, animals and artefacts taken from the continent by a French scientific expedition 200 years ago.
On the occasion of the Ecuadorian city’s 16th biennial, we look at how religion, deeply conservative views and lack of money work against contemporary artists, and how the biennial’s director, Hernán Pacurucu, and others are determined to see change.
Gossiaux lost her sight in an accident 13 years ago. This show reads like a lover letter to her guide dog, London, as well as providing a clear message about interspecies respect.
She photographed celebrities such as Lauren Bacall and Doris Day and worked for Life magazine and Look, but she has remained largely unknown in Europe. This gem of an exhibition aims to change that.
At the opening of Hospital at the South London Gallery, his first major institutional UK show since 2011, the US artist talked about the themes of care and precarity in his work. With his sudden death just weeks later, in December 2023, that work has gained added resonance.
The Bröhan-Museum is celebrating its 50th anniversary with this exhibition looking at French and Belgian Art Nouveau, with some items that have previously never been shown in public.
As his first public exhibition opens in Wakefield, the brilliant Scottish painter talks about Franz Kafka, DH Lawrence, fried eggs and punctums.
Their legacy includes Rachel Whiteread’s cast of a terraced house, Roger Hiorns transformation of a council flat into a blue crystal cave and Michael Landy’s destruction of all his possessions in a department store window. They discuss how the art scene has changed – and how they have contributed to that - in their 30 years at Artangel, which concluded in 2023.
Numerous new nations sprang up after the first world war. This titanic exhibition explores the art that made them, exploding myths along the way.