The Neo-Modern Myth, Nicolas Ruston, Propensity Modelling, Hay Hill Gallery

Nicolas Ruston is a British sculptor, recognised for his silicone and mixed media works. Ruston is concerned with collective beliefs in relation to the mass media and its version of reality.

Postmodernism: Style & Subversion 1970-1990, V&A

The V&A’s new exhibition Postmodernism: Style & Subversion 1970-1990 explores the recent past in design with two decades of hindsight.

Istanbul Biennial

The 12th Istanbul Biennial contemplates a world of abstraction, inviting sober reflection when it is needed most.

Photographic Dialogues

In its representation of a broad spectrum of narratives, PhotoPhnomPenh offers a unique glimpse into contemporary Cambodia and how local modes of artistic production form part of a global dialogue.

Collective Cultural Memory

On the tenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks, an exhibition at Moma Ps1 examines their impact on our perceptions of culture.

Building the Revolution

In autumn 2011, a major survey explored a 20 year period in Soviet art and architecture at the Royal Academy of Arts.

Turner Prize 2011

One of the World’s most defining art prizes opened in 2011 at Baltic. We explore the shortlist with Godfrey Worsdale, Director of Baltic.

Another Language

Silja Magg creates images that evoke another world. Her precise use of light and creates works that cross boundaries including photography, design and fashion.

Opens Tomorrow, The NewcastleGateshead Art Fair, The Sage Gateshead

The NewcastleGateshead Art Fair opens tomorrow. This year the fair has attracted more galleries than ever before, providing a platform for the work of hundreds of artists represented by 50 galleries.

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2011, Site Gallery, Sheffield

New Contemporaries is a highly regarded initiative that gives art students and recent graduates essential support and recognition at a crucial stage in their development through a high-profile show.

The Open & Illegible Letter, EJ Major, Love Is…

Between 2004 and 2006, EJ Major undertook a mail art project which involved taking a screenshot of each second of the film Last Tango in Paris and from each one printing a single postcard.

Questioning Documentary Narrative, Others’ Stories, Golden Thread Gallery

Others’ Stories collates artists’ exploration of documentary narrative. When people verbally interact, dialogue can go beyond oral communication via facial expressions and body language.

Bridget Riley: Colour, Stripes, Planes & Curves, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge

Bridget Riley is one of Britain’s best-known artists. Since the mid-1960s she has been celebrated for her optically vibrant paintings which actively engage the viewer’s sensations and perceptions.

Ingrid Calame, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

The Fruitmarket’s summer exhibition of work by American artist Ingrid Calame whose beautifully-coloured, intricate drawings and paintings have a specific, if abstracted relationship to the world.

Shifting Identities, Entanglement: the Ambivalence of Identity, Iniva

In the back streets of Shoreditch you’ll find the Rivington Place building. Upon entering the black façade, you’ll find yourself inside Iniva, an institute that supports the debate of diversity in society.

Welcome to the Real World, Peering Sideways, Project Space Leeds

Peering Sideways consists of three new exhibitions at PSL. The title suggests at once that the viewer is encouraged to look askance at the familiar and hints at the artist-peers taking part in the show.

Bold Tendencies, Peckham Multi-Storey Car Park

The immediate appeal of Bold Tendencies, particularly on a sunny day, irrespective of what the art is like, especially if you haven’t been before, is to visit the venue.

Opening Tomorrow, International Print Biennale, Various Venues, Newcastle

Showing the best in international and British printmaking, the International Print Biennale is a programme of shows, activities and symposium across Newcastle and the North East.

Nedko Solakov, All in Order, with Exceptions, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

Ikon presents the first major exhibition in the UK of Nedko Solakov in Cherven Briag. All in Order, with Exceptions is a chronological survey of Solakov’s practice, an amalgamation of four selections.

An Unending Series of Connections, Lost in Lace, Gas Hall, BMAG, Birmingham

Lost in Lace is the first show programmed through the Craft Council’s biennial Fifty:Fifty scheme, through which the Crafts Council co-funds and co-produces an exhibition with a partner organisation.