Imitation of Life: Melodrama and Race in the 21st Century, HOME, Manchester

Imitation of Life: Melodrama and Race in the 21st Century, HOME, Manchester

Racial identity lies at the heart of the latest exhibition at HOME. Fittingly, the event is named after Douglas Sirk’s film Imitation of Life (1959).

Athens Digital Arts Festival

Athens Digital Arts Festival

Athens Digital Arts Festival hosts its 12th edition in the historic city of Athens from 19-22 May. This year, ADAF will present a selection of artworks and audiovisual performances that capture the different aspects of Pop in the digital era.

Explore the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Exhibition: Film

Explore this year’s shortlist with the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition video, featuring a selection of works in-situ, accompanied by exclusive interviews with artists including Rachel Ara, Ellie Davies, Henry Driver and David Hochgatterer.

Katie Paterson and Zeller & Moye, Hollow, Bristol

Katie Paterson and Zeller & Moye, Hollow, Bristol

A new public artwork has taken residence in Bristol. Produced by Situations and commissioned by University of Bristol, Hollow invites viewers to see the history of our planet through a microcosm of each of its forests.

The Future Now Symposium: Two Weeks To Go, Portfolio Reviews

The Future Now Symposium: Two Weeks To Go, Portfolio Reviews

Alongside talks, panel discussions and networking opportunities, Future Now will host a series of Portfolio Reviews. These sessions are designed for practitioners working across all media, including painting, photography and sculpture.

Urs Fischer: False Friends, Museum of Art and History, Geneva

Urs Fischer: False Friends, Museum of Art and History, Geneva

The Deste Foundation, which celebrates its 33rd anniversary in 2016, has just presented Urs Fischer – False Friend, an exhibition at Museum of Art and History.

Interview with Future Now Symposium Speaker Dr Alistair Payne, The Glasgow School of Art

Interview with Future Now Symposium Speaker Dr Alistair Payne, The Glasgow School of Art

Dr Alistair Payne, Head of the School of Fine Art, The Glasgow School of Art offers a new perspective on the potential of painting in the modern age, highlighting its current interdisciplinary status at the Future Now Symposium later this month.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

From leading practitioners of the late 20th century such as Gerhard Richter and Carl Andre, to new experiments and collaborations in photography by Annette Kelm and Eamonn Doyle, this line-up spans projects from several decades.

Enter Through the Headset: Gazelli Art House

Enter Through the Headset: Gazelli Art House

Group exhibition Through the Headset sees artists Iain Nicholls, Tom Szirtes, SkullMapping and Matteo Zamagni working in the medium of Virtual Reality.

Turner Prize 2016 Shortlist Announced, Tate Britain

Turner Prize 2016 Shortlist Announced, Tate Britain

Tate Britain reveals the four artists who have been shortlisted for the Turner Prize 2016. The artists are: Michael Dean, Anthea Hamilton, Helen Marten and Josephine Pryde. The winner will be announced at a ceremony in December.

What is Done Cannot be Undone, Warrior Studios, OVADA

What is Done Cannot be Undone, Warrior Studios, OVADA

Ninety-nine years after the Surrealists are playing what would have become “Exquisite corpse by airmail”, Warrior Studios comes to OVADA.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call For Entries: 2015 Longlisted Artist, Dorota Borowa

Aesthetica Art Prize Call For Entries: 2015 Longlisted Artist, Dorota Borowa

The idea of exploration is Dorota Borowa’s main source of inspiration. In her work, she looks for a place between reality and abstraction.

Found, Curated by Cornelia Parker, The Foundling Museum, London

Found, Curated by Cornelia Parker, The Foundling Museum, London

Cornelia Parker has invited 60 artists from a range of disciplines to respond to the theme of ‘found’, reflecting on the Museum’s long-standing history and heritage. Opening on 27 May, this show unites new work with historic objects.

Junkie: Jac Leirner at White Cube, Mason’s Yard

Junkie: Jac Leirner at White Cube, Mason’s Yard

The subject of drugs in art is a longstanding tradition. Jac Leirner’s solo exhibition at White Cube Mason’s Yard takes a simpler approach to dependence.

Photo London 2016, Somerset House, London

Photo London 2016, Somerset House, London

From the 19-22 May, Photo London will be celebrating the ever popular medium of photography across the capital by bringing some of the world’s leading practitioners, curators, exhibitors and dealers together with the public.

Q+A with Berlin-Based Multimedia Artist Peter Vahlefeld

Q+A with Berlin-Based Multimedia Artist Peter Vahlefeld

Peter Vahlefeld is a Berlin-based multi-media artist. His work combines analog and digital painting on canvas and explores the currency of advertisements.

Interview with Symposium Speaker Agnieszka Prendota, Creative Director, Arusha Gallery

Interview with Symposium Speaker Agnieszka Prendota, Creative Director, Arusha Gallery

Agnieszka Prendota, Creative Director at Arusha Gallery is a speaker at Future Now: The Aesthetica Art Prize Symposium 2016, running 26-27 May at York St John University. Prendota’s talk The Symbiotic Relationship Between Public and Private Galleries, takes the form of a panel discussion and will explore the relationship between public and private galleries.

In conversation with Ceramic Artist, Michael Boroniec

In conversation with Ceramic Artist, Michael Boroniec

We speak to American artist Michael Boroniec about his ceramic practice as well as the processes and the mutual effects of art on the individual.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

With the weekend promising warm weather and New York’s Art Week in full swing, there is no shortage of shows to attend over the coming days. Featured exhibits include Martin Creed’s Understanding at Brooklyn Bridge Park and Mona Hatoum’ survey show at Tate.

Filipa César, The Solid Image: Red Africa season at Calvert 22, London

Filipa César, The Solid Image: Red Africa season at Calvert 22, London

Filipa César’s The Solid Image – Notes on the ‘Luta ca caba inda’, belongs to the intriguing Red Africa season that exhibited at Calvert 22, London.

Ai Weiwei, Cycladic, Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens

Ai Weiwei, Cycladic, Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens

As an artist who looks into the craftsmanship of the past, Ai Weiwei’s first Greek exhibition sees him work with the archaeological collections of the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens.

Australian Exotica, Monash Gallery of Art, Australia

Australian Exotica, Monash Gallery of Art, Australia

Monash Gallery of Art’s (MGA) latest exhibition Australian exotica showcases the works of some of Australia’s most celebrated artists.

Q+A with Symposium Speaker Remco de Blaaij, Curator at Centre for Contemporary Arts

Q+A with Symposium Speaker Remco de Blaaij, Curator at Centre for Contemporary Arts

Remco de Blaaij, Senior Curator at the Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA), Glasgow is one of the speakers for Curating for the Future: A Collaborative Approach. We catch up with him.

Art Fair Tokyo 2016

Art Fair Tokyo 2016

First established in 1992 as Nippon International Contemporary Art Fair, Art Fair Tokyo is now the biggest fair of its kind in Japan and has branched out to showcase a variety of artistic styles and disciplines from a range of eras.

Art16, Olympia London

Art16, Olympia London

Held at Olympia London from 20-22 May, Art16 will present a total of 1000 pieces from locations such as Senegal, South Korea, Cuba and the Czech Republic. This year’s instalment is set to bring together buyers, gallerists and enthusiasts.

Sarah Lucas: Temporary ob-scenarios, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi

Sarah Lucas: Temporary ob-scenarios, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi

The Nicola Trussardi Foundation has decided to explore new territories and modes of presenting contemporary art; Sarah Lucas’s project at Albergo Diurno is deeply consistent with this intent.

Interview with Ellie Davies, Aesthetica Art Prize Shortlisted Artist

Interview with Ellie Davies, Aesthetica Art Prize Shortlisted Artist

Ellie Davies is one of the shortlisted artists in this year’s Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition, showing at York St Mary’s until 29 May. The artist’s photographic work Stars considers the fragility of our relationship with the natural world.

Jodie Carey: Early Old at Galerie Rolando Anselmi

Jodie Carey: Early Old at Galerie Rolando Anselmi

In Jodie Carey’s (b.1981) sculptures and installations, she examines textures as well as their material consistency and their immaterial reactions.

Q+A with Painter, Lisa Wright

Q+A with Painter, Lisa Wright

Lisa Wright’s paintings are conceived with a mix of historical knowledge and discipline with drawing. We speak to the artist about her the processes behind her works and compositional intentions.

One Month: Future Now Symposium, Print, Painting and Art Prizes

One Month: Future Now Symposium, Print, Painting and Art Prizes

We’re gearing up for next month’s Future Now: The Aesthetica Art Prize Symposium, taking place on 26-27 May at York St John University. Speakers include representatives from Frieze, Glasgow School of Art, Hepworth Wakefield and Whitechapel Gallery.

Art Beijing 2016, China National Agriculture Exhibition Center

Art Beijing 2016, China National Agriculture Exhibition Center

Taking place this weekend at the National Agriculture Exhibition Center, Art Beijing returns for its 10th edition with an engaging and diverse presentation of galleries, individuals artists and special projects from across the world.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As we leave those April showers behind and look towards a milder May, we round-up a selection of engaging shows to uplift and inspire you this Bank Holiday weekend. Our 5 To See travels from the UK and Norway to Australia and the USA.

Melanie Manchot at Towner: People, Places, Propositions

Melanie Manchot at Towner: People, Places, Propositions

Melanie Manchot manages to avoid dramatising the effects of addiction in her exhibition at Towner, Eastbourne.

In Conversation with Croatian Artist, Ana Sladetić

In Conversation with Croatian Artist, Ana Sladetić

Ana Sladetić’s works combine traditional with modern media, examining various topics, such as visual perception, epistemology and alienation from society.

Pick Me Up Graphic Arts Festival 2016, Somerset House

Pick Me Up Graphic Arts Festival 2016, Somerset House

Somerset House is being taken over by the top emerging and established names in illustration and design for the seventh annual Pick Me Up Graphic Arts Festival.

Still (the) Barbarians, EVA International, Limerick

Still (the) Barbarians, EVA International, Limerick

The EVA International Biennial of Contemporary Art is a 12-week programme of exhibitions and events that engages with the people and city of Limerick every two years and aims to lead the production, commissioning and exhibiting of art in Ireland.

From Pigment To Form: Review of Spray Paintings, Lisson Gallery London

From Pigment To Form: Review of Spray Paintings, Lisson Gallery London

Ten years on from the death of visionary conceptual artist John Latham (1921–2006), his works still strike the viewer as remarkably contemporary.

Don’t Look Back: The 1990s at MOCA, The Geffen Contemporary at the Museum of Contemporary Art

Don’t Look Back: The 1990s at MOCA, The Geffen Contemporary at the Museum of Contemporary Art

Don’t Look Back: The 1990s at MOCA comprises works from MOCA’s collection that identify the decade’s key concerns and transformations. It was a decade that saw the end of the Cold War, the rise of the internet and more.

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016: Vote for the People’s Choice

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016: Vote for the People’s Choice

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Main and Student Prize winners have been announced, however, the People’s Choice is yet to be revealed. Here’s your chance to vote for your favourite artwork showcased at the Art Prize Exhibition.

Bulthaup Designs, Milan 2016

Bulthaup Designs, Milan 2016

Bulthaup is known for its functional, ergonomic designs; showcasing in Milan 12-17 April, the company introduced new works for 2016 with a focus on simplicity.