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Billy Apple is not just an artist – he’s a trademarked brand. He talks about exchanging his art for a knee operation and his new exhibition at the Mayor Gallery, London
Poster art by Martiszu in the Sophienspital Grounds. Photo: Veronica Simpson.
What’s the difference between design and art? This year’s Vienna Design Week went a long way to answering that perennial question. Designers, artists, architects and educators from all over central Europe used this platform to interrogate how and why we live the way we do, and proposed intriguing, absorbing or simply beautiful solutions.
Dan Graham speaking to Studio International at Lisson Gallery, London 2018. Photo: Martin Kennedy.
As Dan Graham’s new show opens at the Lisson Gallery in London, he talks about his early days as a New York gallerist, his love of music and why he doesn’t believe his famous pavilions are important.
Richard Wilson, 20:50, 1987. Installation view at Space Shifters. © copyright the artist, courtesy Hayward Gallery 2018. Photo: Mark Blower.
From Ann Veronica Janssens’ Magic Mirrors to Anish Kapoor’s mind-bending sculptures, this playful exhibition will leave you questioning the reliability of your senses.
Marc Chagall. Self-Portrait with Easel, 1919. Gouache on paper, 7 5/16 x 8 7/8 in (18.5 x 22.5 cm). Private collection.
By sidestepping radical abstraction and highlighting the quixotic figurative work of Chagall, this exhibition foregrounds the revolution’s potential to bring joy, sex and playfulness into people’s lives apart from political propaganda, utopianism and promises of a better life.
Ugo Rondinone. If There Were Anywhere But Desert, Friday, 2002. Photo: Veronica Simpson.
From slapstick to sarcasm, parody to political activism, this group show at the South London Gallery, curated by Ryan Gander and gallery director Margot Heller, interrogates contemporary artists’ diverse manipulations of humour as a compelling facet of human connection.
3D Festival, V&A Dundee opening. Photo: Ross Fraser McLean.
A two-day, 3D festival celebrated the opening of the V&A Dundee with a visual collaboration between Scottish rock band Primal Scream and artist Jim Lambie, and a light, sound and graphics show by Dundee digital creatives Biome Collective and Agency of None.
Kaye Donachie. Our tears for smiles, 2018. Oil on linen. © Kaye Donachie. Courtesy Maureen Paley, London.
Charleston, home of the Bloomsbury set, is celebrating the opening of a new exhibition and arts space with three concurrent exhibitions, Orlando at the Present Time, Zanele Muholi: Faces and Phases and Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant’s Famous Women Dinner Service.
Birgitta Hosea, 2017. Photo: Caroline Kerslake.
‘I was always drawing with my mother, and making things with my mother,’ says the artist.
Loie Hollowell. Courtesy Pace Gallery.
Loie Hollowell talks about her latest exhibition at Pace Gallery, London, her first solo show in the UK, and how trying for a baby has influenced her work.
Lily Lanfermeijer, Lost in depiction 2018. Installation view, Fotopub, Novo Mesto. Photo: Eva Hoonhout.
The Dutch sculptor Lily Lanfermeijer discusses tableware, colonial histories and the passing of patterns between continents.
Doris Salcedo, Palimpsest, 2013−17. Installation view, White Cube, Bermondsey, 2018. © the artist. Photo © White Cube.
The White Cube presents two of Doris Salcedo’s works, each exploring loss and the fragility of life with the artist’s signature flair.
Martin Eder portrait, Parasites, Newport Street Gallery, Prudence Cummings Associates.
In this solo exhibition, Eder explores cultural value judgments through his kitsch portrayals of kittens, puppies and female nudes, in paintings spanning the past 15 years of his career.
Future Knowledge, installation view, Modern Art Oxford, 2018. Photo: Ben Westoby.
This thought-provoking exhibition explores how artists can raise awareness about climate change and the environment.
Nicolas and Frances McDowall talking to Studio International about the Old Stile Press, 11 September 2018. Photograph: Martin Kennedy.
Nicolas and Frances McDowall started the Old Stile Press almost 40 years ago. They talk to Studio International about the many and varied books they have produced in that time.
Ian Davenport talking to Studio International about his exhibition Colourscapes, at Waddington Custot Gallery, London, 18 September 2018. Photo: Martin Kennedy.
The artist discusses works done over the past year, now at Waddington Custot, London, as well as the three decades of his work on show at Dallas Contemporary.
Renzo Piano, The Shard: A View from St Thomas Street, 2018. © RPBW.
From his famed Pompidou Centre to eye-opening projects that many won’t know about, including a travelling pavilion for IBM, to the Shard, Renzo Piano’s inspiration and genius shine through in this exhibition highlighting 16 of his works.
Vanessa Brazeau, portrait. Courtesy of the artist.
Performance artist Vanessa Brazeau devises absurd exercise routines and fitness apps in order to connect the act of movement to the way we think and make decisions.
Helen Duncan emerging from curtains with ‘ectoplasm’ – her hands holding those of others
at the séance, Edinburgh, 1933. Photograph © Senate House Library, University of London.
Spellbound is an exhibition that not only examines the superstitious practices that governed our ancestors, but also exposes those we still cling to today .
Jutta Koether. Untitled, 1987. Oil on canvas board, 7 x 9 1/2 in. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Buchholz, Berlin/Cologne/New York.
In Munich, the most significant retrospective of the German artist to date, shows her paintings from the last four decades, including rarely seen early works, and an epic new cycle.
Frida Kahlo with Olmec figurine, 1939, photograph by Nickolas Muray. © Nickolas Muray Photo Archives.
This exhibition offers a lesson in why you shouldn’t feed popular morbid curiosity at the expense of respect for the person behind the legend. Nevertheless, Frida Kahlo’s paintings still shine out from amid the costumes, prosthetics and pill packets.
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