Existence Abandoned

Existence Abandoned

American photographer Lori Nix shoots fading libraries, abandoned hair salons, neglected classrooms, empty bars and silent shops.

Identifying Perspectives

Identifying Perspectives

A new presentation of the contemporary collections of the Centre Pompidou, Paris, provides a comprehensive overview of art since the 1980s.

Being Part of the Underground

Being Part of the Underground

Punk husband/wife duo The Lovely Eggs are currently on tour with their album, This Is Our Nowhere – a self-released statement of intent.

Grayson Perry: Provincial Punk, Turner Contemporary

Grayson Perry: Provincial Punk, Turner Contemporary

Turner Contemporary’s exhibition surveys Grayson Perry’s career from his earliest watercolours to his latest architectural project, showing him as an unflinching commentator on society and art.

Petrina Hicks: The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Michael Reid, Sydney

Review of Petrina Hicks

Petrina Hicks is known for her detailed photographs of subjects in crisp and bemusing environments. Her latest show The Unbearable Lightness of Being is on view at Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney.

Momentum 8: 8th Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art

Momentum 8: 8th Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art

The 8th Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art explores the idea of Tunnel Vision and presents innovative art in Moss, just outside of Oslo and in which Edvard Munch lived for four years.

Review of Richard Diebenkorn , Royal Academy, London

Richard Diebenkorn at RA London

Richard Diebenkorn’s retrospective at London’s Royal Academy of Arts spans his entire career without exhausting the visitor. Its three rooms are dedicated to each of the great periods of his oeuvre.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

In London, we take a look at the growth of luxury brands at The V&A and in Paris, Bruce Nauman takes over the main space of the Fondation Cartier. Across the pond in New York, Gagosian presents Richard Prince’s collection of books and letters.

Interview with Free Range Artist Tori Rodway

Interview with Tori Rodway

Set up in 2001 by Tamsin O’Hanlon, Free Range is an Old Truman Brewery special project that provides new creative graduates with the opportunity to showcase their work.

The View From Here, Tiwani Contemporary, London

The View From Here, Tiwani Contemporary, London

The View From Here showcases work by seven emerging photographers from Africa and its diasporas around the world, some of whom are presenting their work in London for the first time.

Swatch Faces 2015, Venice Biennale

Swatch Faces 2015

Swatch has a long history of collaborating with artists at the Venice Biennale. The company is at the forefront of nurturing artists’ practice and exposing their works to a wider audience.

5 to See at Sheffield Doc/Fest

5 to See at Sheffield Doc/Fest

The highly anticipated Sheffield Doc/Fest, will once again arrive in the city for five days of culture and cinema. Each year, the festival offers audiences the opportunity to watch hundreds of documentaries.

Patricia Cronin, Shrine for Girls, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice

Patricia Cronin, Shrine for Girls, La Biennale di Venezia

Curator Ludovico Pratesi and The Brooklyn Rail Curatorial Projects present Shrine for Girls by New York-based artist Patricia Cronin at the 56th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia.

Paul Strand, Fundación Mapfre, Madrid

Paul Strand, Fundación Mapfre, Madrid

The most comprehensive exhibition to explore the work of American artist Paul Strand (1890 – 1976) will be on display at Madrid’s Fundación Mapfre. Strand’s career spans six decades, from the 1910s to the 1960s, and the exhibit will take visitors through his life and work.

Review of Christopher Williams: The Production Line of Happiness, Whitechapel Gallery, London

Review: Christopher Williams

Christopher Williams’s ascetic aesthetic mode is the subject of a traveling mid-career retrospective, The Production Line of Happiness, on view at Whitechapel Gallery, London, until the end of June.

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Talk with Marcus Lyon, Shortlisted Artist

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Talk with Artist Marcus Lyon

Marcus Lyon, shortlisted artist in this year’s Aesthetica Art Prize, will be at York St Mary’s on Thursday 28 May to discuss his photographic practice, process and involvement in the art world.

Julia Vogl: Tysons Tiles, Tysons, Virginia

Julia Vogl: Tysons Tiles, Tysons, Virginia

Set up by the Arts Council of Fairfax County, from May 18 through to August 3, artist Julia Vogl will begin installing public artworks across Tysons following a community engagement project.

Chorlton Arts Festival, Manchester

Chorlton Arts Festival, Manchester

Live music, satirical cartoons and theatre on wheels – these are some of the spectacles showcased at Chorlton Arts Festival in Manchester, whose eclectic programme is as ambitious as ever.

Interview with Timothy Taylor Gallery on Photo London

Interview with Timothy Taylor Gallery on Photo London

Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, hosts a major retrospective of the work of Diane Arbus as part of the inaugural Photo London image fair, with a particular focus on Arbus’s portraits of couples.

Kaveh Golestan, Photo London 2015

Kaveh Golestan, Photo London 2015

Kaveh Golestan (1950-2003) was killed by a landmine near Klfi, Iraqi Kurdistan, at the age of 52 while he was covering the war for the BBC. Such an end says a lot about the photographer who, throughout his life, pioneered street photography and photojournalism, paving the way for an entire generation of Iranian artists.

Photo London, Somerset House, 21-24 May

Photo London at Somerset House

This week sees the launch of London’s newest art fair, Photo London, a four-day event dedicated to photography. Over 60 selected galleries from around the world have been chosen to exhibit.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Our 5 To See captures a comprehensive variety of artwork. We take a look at Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama at David Zwirner in New York and Krištof Kintera at the Kunsthal Gallery in Rotterdam.

The Work of Dagmar Dost-Nolden, Painter and Sculptor

Born in Prague, Czech Republic, Dagmar Dost-Nolden is an international artist, painter, sculptor and performer. She is fascinated by different forms of energy, which is the main subject of her art.

York Festival of Ideas 2015

York Festival of Ideas 2015

From 9 – 21 June, York Festival of Ideas will be taking place across the city and on the University of York campus. This colourful and intriguing festival has something to appeal to any age or interest.

Interview with Artist Margery Amdur, Aesthetica Art Prize 2015 Longlist

Interview with Artist Margery Amdur, Aesthetica Art Prize

American artist Margery Amdur blurs the boundary between painting and sculpture. We speak to the artist about her interest in the embellishment of the everyday and attraction to tactility and repetition.

Athens Digital Arts Festival, 21-24 May

Athens Digital Arts Festival

This Athens Digital Arts Festival (ADAF) returns to the Theatre Square to present a multidisciplinary programme exploring both the digital and physical properties of public space through various artists.

Interview with Artist Julie Brook, Daiwa Foundation Art Prize 2015 Shortlist

Interview with Artist Julie Brook, Daiwa Foundation

We speak to British artist Julie Brook about the impact of being shortlisted for the Daiwa Foundation Art Prize and her interests in working with a selection of uninhabited and remote landscapes.

Review of Cornelia Parker, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester

Cornelia Parker, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester

During the wait for the Whitworth Gallery’s grand reopening, Parker busied herself in a collaboration with scientist Kostya Novoselov at the University of Manchester to create a new work.

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Talk with Dr James Boaden, Lecturer in History of Art, University of York

AAP Talk with Dr James Boaden, University of York

On Thursday 21 May Dr James Boaden, Lecturer in History of Art at the University of York, will deliver the fifth and penultimate edition of the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Lunchtime Talks.

The 46th Art Basel, Switzerland

The 46th Art Basel, Switzerland

Artists from across the globe are represented at the 46th edition of the international art show Art Basel, with 283 leading galleries presenting a selection from 33 countries which ranges from key figures of 20th century modernism to new and emerging artists at the forefront of contemporary practice.

Interview with Artist Boo Mitford, Chaos Contained Paintings

Interview with Boo Mitford, Chaos Contained Paintings

Boo Mitford is an artist who comes from a famous line of creative people; the descendant of the famous Mitford sisters is finally releasing her work after 10 years working behind closed doors.

Tricia Porter: Liverpool Photographs 1972-74, The Bluecoat, Liverpool

Tricia Porter: Liverpool Photographs 1972-74, The Bluecoat, Liverpool

The Bluecoat presents a series of striking black and white images by Tricia Porter which document the everyday lives of those living in inner city Liverpool in the early 1970s. On display until 5 July.

Review of Sonia Delaunay: The EY Exhibition, Tate Modern, London

Review of Sonia Delaunay: The EY Exhibition, Tate Modern, London

The painter Sonia Delaunay (1885-1979) was one of the most creative and groundbreaking female artists of the 20th century and this retrospective at Tate Modern highlights her innovative designs.

Interview with Greg Lulay, Director at David Zwirner, New York

Interview with Greg Lulay, Director at David Zwirner, NY

David Zwirner presents a collection of work by celebrated artists John McCracken and Franz West at the annual Frieze New York art fair. We speak to Greg Lulay, Director at David Zwirner.

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2015

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2015

In 2015 the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize presents a new section, In Focus, exhibiting previously unseen and recent prints by the award-winning South African photographer Pieter Hugo.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Our 5 To See encapsulates a fantastic variety of exhibitions, from the fast-paced streets of New York to the urban sprawl of Paris. Featured galleries: Huis Marseille, Whitney Museum and more.

The Catlin Art Prize, Londonewcastle Project Space, London

The Catlin Art Prize, Londonewcastle Project Space, London

The 2015 shortlist has been announced for the ninth annual Catlin Art Prize, which aims to promote the work of emerging artists in their first year after graduation from the UK’s art schools.

Review of Tom Lovelace: This Way Up, Flowers Gallery, London

Review of Tom Lovelace, This Way Up at Flowers Gallery

Tom Lovelace’s interdisciplinary practice challenges the traditional definitions of art forms, breaking down the assumed boundaries between photography, sculpture, performance, and more.

Interview with Cecilia Alemani, Curator of Frieze Projects and Sounds, Frieze New York

Interview with Cecilia Alemani, Curator of Frieze Projects & Sounds

Frieze New York 2015 sees Cecilia Alemani curate the art fair’s Projects and Sounds programme which features work from Korakrit Arunanondchai, Pia Camil, Alicja Kwade and Xaviera Simmons.

Tamas Dezso, Notes for an Epilogue, The Photographers’ Gallery, London

Tamas Dezso, Notes for an Epilogue, The Photographers’ Gallery

Tamas Dezso’s Notes for an Epilogue and Here, Anywhere are on-going bodies of work depicting a time of transition in rural Romania and Hungary following the fall of Communism in the late 1980s.