Rineke Dijkstra: A Retrospective, Guggenheim Museum, New York

The inverted cupcake, the washing machine, the hot-cross bun…these are just three nicknames that the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum acquired in the years that followed its unveiling.

The Rootless Forest, Birmingham

The Rootless Forest, a mobile sculpture comprising of a mini-forest made of real trees and soil planted onto a converted canal hopper, will travel the canals of Birmingham and the Black Country.

The Art of Chess, Saatchi Gallery & RS&A, London

The game of Chess is believed to have originated in India in the seventh century and no other game in history has been so widely reflected in art and literature. Chess remains an intriguing subject.

Up and Coming Exhibition, The Contemporary Art Museum

With Americans’ attention directed this autumn toward the Presidential election, The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAM) brings together three internationally celebrated artists.

Ayuko Sugiura at The WW Gallery, London

The WW Gallery presents Second Skin, a solo show of works by Ayuko Sugiura. Working with sculpture and installation, Sugiura presents the viewer with a series of new skins. From 5 September.

Sarah Lucas: Ordinary Things, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds

The definition of sculpture is currently being put into question here at the Henry Moore Institute. The artist-interrogator is Sarah Lucas. She turns to the sculptural rather than the sensational.

Noorderlicht International Photofestival, Netherlands

The 19th and possibly final edition of Noorderlicht International Photofestival transcends photographic genres to sketch a picture of the relation between man and nature. From 2 September.

Sculpture Is Everything: Contemporary Works from the Collection at GOMA, Queensland

Showcasing the Gallery’s Collection and featuring a group of new acquisitions, Sculpture Is Everything explores the extraordinarily diverse and surprising field of contemporary sculpture.

Project 98: Slavs and Tatars at MoMA, New York

Slavs and Tatars is a collective whose installations, lectures, publications, and multiples focus on relationships between Western cultures and the Eastern world. From 15 August until 10 December.

North Atlantic Pavilion at Liverpool Biennial: Interview with Sigurdur Gudjónsson

The inaugural North Atlantic Pavilion brings together artists from Greenland, Iceland and Faroe Islands as part of City States at this yearʼs Liverpool Biennial. It features new works from three artists.

Contemporary Art Gains A New Outdoor Exhibition Space, Istanbul

Project 4L/Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art has opened the new outdoor Terrace Exhibition area of 1500 squared meters that will be displaying 23 art works selected from artists’ portfolios.

Artist Rooms: Jannis Kounellis at Tramway, Glasgow

The brick walls of Tramway’s ground floor gallery on Glasgow’s Albert Drive surround the works of Jannis Kounellis. Exhibited pieces are comprised of wool coats, colourful rugs and burlap sacks.

Outside Chapter, Interactive Art from Venice to Hamburg

After the big success of the exhibition made by a group of artists from Hamburg at the A Plus A Slovenian Exhibition Centre in Venice, it is time for five Italian multimedia artists to exhibit in Germany.

One of the Forgotten at Frameless Gallery, London

One of the Forgotten reflects on the consequences of human nature on man and his environment. In an attempt to investigate the subject, the exhibition features the work of nine young artists.

FreshFaced + WildEyed 2012 at The Photographers’ Gallery – Finalists Announced

FreshFaced+WildEyed 2012 is The Photographers’ Gallery’s annual exhibition which showcases the quality and breadth of graduates’ practices from photographic courses across the UK.

The Matter of Presence: dOCUMENTA (13) at Kassel

The theme of dOCUMENTA (13) speaks of the historical premise of the dOCUMENTA event within the context of a particularly contemporary idea of art, one that acts in the present.

The Possibility of an Island at Grand Union, Birmingham

Grand Union is an artist run project space in the metallic confides of Digbeth, Birmingham. The current exhibition, The Possibility of an Island, focuses on the question of what an ‘island’ is,

One One One at Annex East, London

In the shadow of Anish Kapoor’s Olympic tower the sun retreats into the horizon casting an orange haze across. It is in the middle of this that Annex East’s current exhibition One One One is housed.

Formations: New Practices in Australian Architecture, 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale

The Australian Institute of Architects will open their Formations: New Practices in Australian Architecture at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennial. From 29 August until 25 November.

Facing the Music: 20th-Century Portraits of British Composers at the Barber Institute of Fine Art

Facing The Music is an exhibition focusing on the portraiture and documents of British composers. The collection shows works painted and photographed by a hoard of different artists and assistants.