A Peculiar Form Of Fiction at S1 Artspace, Sheffield

History isn’t just out there, particles of memory floating around. Since a story exists only in its telling, to convey truth requires mediation. Artworks in this exhibition lie between truth and telling.

Jenny Saville, Modern Art Oxford

Modern Art Oxford presents Jenny Saville’s first solo show in a UK public institution, an exhibition that traces Saville’s practice from the early nineties to the present day. From 23 February.

Loss, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast

Co-curated with the Imperial War Museum, Loss explores its theme through the work of four renowned artists, Jananne Al-Ani, Annabel Dover, Rozanne Hawksley and Steve McQueen.

Preview – Art & Anarchy at the East End Film Festival

The East End Film Festival (EEFF) is now one of the biggest international film events in the UK. Their six day programme features documentaries and shorts, including 14 world premieres.

Child Hood – The Real Event, The Royal Academy, London

This show depicts trauma and neglect through sound, text, bright paintings, puppets, sculptures and costumes. Papier-mâché monsters engulf rooms and creatures fly over imagined towns.

Josef Herman: Warsaw, Brussels, Glasgow, London, 1938-44 at The Royal West of England Academy

Joseph Herman:Warsaw,Brussels,Glasgow,London, 1938-44 focuses on the formative years of Herman’s prolific career, which spanned seven decades. Born in Warsaw in 1911, the artist fled, in 1938, to Brussels.

Aesthetica Short Film Festival returns to York this November: New Venues and More Screenings!

Aesthetica is delighted to present the Aesthetica Short Film Festival in venues across the city of York in November 2012. The four-day festival programme will showcase leading short film.

Anish Kapoor: Flashback at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The long trek from the Yorkshire Sculpture Park Centre to the Longside Gallery refreshes and furnishes the soul of the city dweller with a graceful marriage of nature and artifice.

Interview: Georgia Fendley, Mulberry AW12

This month Mulberry released its AW12 campaign, shot by British photographer Tim Walker. The series is beautiful and evocative, playing on the romance and darkness of children’s fairytales.

Aesthetica Art Prize: Installation & Performance Showcase

We celebrate the visual arts in all forms and that’s why the Aesthetica Art Prize welcomes entries from artists working in all mediums. Artists may submit their work into any one of the four categories.

Block Party: Contemporary Craft Inspired by the Art of the Tailor at New Walk Museum and Art Gallery

The Crafts Council touring exhibition entitled Block Party: Contemporary Craft Inspired by the Art of the Tailor is housed in the New Walk Museum and Art Gallery of Leicester, the third leg of its journey.

Latitude Contemporary Art Award

Now in its third year, LCA Award and Exhibition boasts one of the largest contemporary art prize funds in the country. This year’s shortlisted artists will compete for the £10,000 prize.

Preview of The 18th Biennale Of Sydney: Opens Tomorrow

The Biennale of Sydney plays a central role in the visual arts in Australia and connecting artists from around the world. It’s 18th edition opens tomorrow, unveiling the work of 100 artists.

David Bailey’s East End at Compressor House, Newham

It is a little known fact that David Bailey has photographed east London streets and their inhabitants from the early 1960s to the present day, returning time and time again to Newham.

Portrait of the Artist As… The Courtauld Gallery, Somerset House

Portrait of the Artist As… looks at the ways in which artists have portrayed themselves, their peers and predecessors over centuries. Organised by Courtauld’s Curating the Art Museum students.

Aesthetica Art Prize: Photographic & Digital Art Showcase

As a celebration of excellence in art from across the world, the Aesthetica Art Prize welcomes entries from artists working in all mediums. Artists may submit their work into any one of the four categories.

Zoe Strauss: 10 Years: A Slideshow at Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York

Zoe Strauss (b. 1970) is a self-taught photographer and installation artist. This exhibition at Bruce Silverstein gallery marks the culmination of Strauss’ I-95 project, a 10-year long endeavour.

Stéphane Coutelle: Shoebox Studio

There’s no doubt that Stéphane Coutelle’s Shoebox Studio is a striking collection of images. Published by Damiani, Shoebox Studio features portraits of young women, all new to modelling.

Anouk Mercier: Excursus at Antlers Gallery, Bristol.

Bristol-based artist Anouk Mercier has been championing the art of drawing within Bristol since graduated from UWE in 2008. Her latest exhibition Excursus open in…

Bruce Nauman: Days and SOUNDWORKS, ICA, London

Entering through the sliding doors of the ICA, a perceptible chatter drifts around the corner from the gallery’s ground floor exhibition space. It sounds as if the private view of the show is still underway.