Since founding his New York gallery in 2006, Fergus McCaffrey has been instrumental in introducing postwar Japanese art to a western audience. He talks about his deep attachment to Japanese art and craft and his hopes for his new gallery in the heart of Tokyo.
The Hayward Gallery’s group show suggests future survival will demand that humans adjust to changing circumstances rather than adapting the environment to maintain their current mode of living.
Painting is back, and Berlin’s Gallery Weekend proved a great opportunity to survey its return.
The 10th edition of the major art showcase was an affirmation of the city’s commitment to visual culture.
Through installation, sound, film and dance, Paul Maheke's work explores gender and racial stereotypes, articulating the restrictions placed around black, male and queer identities. For his first major solo show, at the Chisenhale Gallery, he has stepped out of the central performing role and brought in three female artists to expand this dialogue. He talks about the origins and expression of the resulting work, A Fire Circle for a Public Hearing.
Joan Jonas talks about her multidisciplinary installation works currently on show at Tate Modern and the live performances undertaken for the 2018 Tate Live Exhibition: Ten Days Six Nights programme.
As environmental changes affect more areas of the world, our lifestyles need to be more sustainable. Looking back over 400 years of fashion history, Fashioned from Nature asks what humans have done wrong and how we can innovate to improve.
Nancy Fouts brings her trademark baroque theatricality, dada mischief and love of a good pun to Flowers Gallery in London with a decade’s worth of visual treats.
Coming off Hockney’s stunning retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrating his 80th birthday, this new body of work proposes to resolve the artist’s lifetime pursuit of accurate perspective with a radical new way to authentically see.
For his most ambitious project to date, commissioned by the Landmarks public art programme at the University of Texas at Austin, Parlá transforms a 4,000-sq-foot site into a panoramic landscape evocative of Austin’s natural and urban environment.
This group exhibition, by the artists Rebecca Lennon, Sarah Duffy and Sophie Jung with curator Carolina Ongaro, is like a brimming basket of foraged goods, a container for ever-changing stories.
Burman talks about the inspirations for her intricate, multilayered works, including her latest commissions for the Science Museum and an exhibition honouring suffragettes – and why she bought a tuk-tuk.
Leading the pack of satellite fairs crowding contemporary art week, Frieze, revamped under a new director, and Tefaf Spring quelled art market jitters with safe material and brisk sales.
Come to the British Museum to eavesdrop on a conversation across the millennia between Auguste Rodin and Pheidias, his mentor from the fifth century BC.
For his current show at the Henry Moore Institute, Gall has played around with old copies of The Studio magazine to make new cover versions. He talks about how he came across the old issues and what they mean to him and explains a little about his practice.
The largest festival for contemporary visual art in Scotland, the eighth Glasgow International, under the directorship of Richard Parry, has a plethora of exciting work. Below is a roundup of what’s on offer.
David Shrigley talks about his large-scale installation Life Model II at Fabrica Gallery in Brighton, part of the Brighton Festival for which he is this year’s guest director.
With a riot of vibrant colours, German expressionist painter and printmaker Emil Nolde brings to life flowers and gardens, dancers and cabaret singers, and people of all different types and races.
An interdisciplinary and collaborative exhibition that fuses art, fashion and cell imaging to share fascinating scientific insights into what it means to be human.
The two-day colloquium Creativity and Collaboration: Revisiting Cybernetic Serendipity, which explored how a combination of art, design, science, engineering and medical research can yield productive partnerships, was preceded by a one-day symposium where students from a wide range of disciplines presented their work.
On the opening of his exhibition at the Galerie Marian Goodman, the Italian artist recounts his ritualistic process, the elusiveness of colour and why paintings should be like churches.
Shape of Light is an exhibition for die-hard art photography enthusiasts. The rest of us will struggle.
The annual art fair, which this year celebrated it’s 50th anniversary, impressed with its congenial atmosphere, international purview and keenness on curation.
Three exhibitions capture a slice of 20th-century bohemia with portraits of people, places and, most vividly, flowers, by the award-winning artist-plantsman Cedric Morris.
The artist talks about tigers, tarot cards, the vast carpet she made for this year’s Art Cologne and what it means to be the hired critic.
The curator of this year’s EVA International, Ireland’s biennial, talks about how the country’s history and heritage and, in particular, the forthcoming referendum on abortion have shaped his thinking behind the event.
Bristol based artist Mariele Neudecker talks about how Cern inspires her, why you shouldn’t call her a climate change artist and why flight recorders are like the human soul.
The title of the exhibition comes from a statement made in 2013 by Georg Baselitz, the German artist who sometimes hangs his large canvases upside down.
As he prepares to mount an illusionistic new installation in Milan, the American space and light artist talks time, technology and theatricality.
Taking its name from Andrea Arnold’s award-winning short film Wasp, this group exhibition of 10 female artists is a satisfyingly reflective experience.