The Armory Show, New York

Taking place in New York City, from the 3-6 March, The Armory Show represents an essential event in the artistic calendar. The 22nd edition features emerging and established artists, represented by 205 galleries from 36 countries worldwide.

In Conversation with Curator Emily Sargent, States of Mind, Wellcome Collection

Wellcome Collection has opened the second part of a year-long exploration into human consciousness. States of Mind examines the universal topic of conscious experience. We speak to the curator.

Review: Michael Simpson at Spike Island, Bristol

Michael Simpson’s Flat Surface Painting at Spike Island, Bristol, is rooted in a fascination with Venetian and early Flemish painting, questioning the nature of painting itself. We review the show.

Interview with Robin Kang, Field Projects, at VOLTA NY

American artist Robin Kang (b.1981) threads nuances between technological advances and the history of the textile industry via Jacquard loom handwork and patterned circuitry imagery.

Interview with Mary Griffiths, Ben Rivers, The Whitworth, Manchester

The Whitworth brings Ben Rivers’s most ambitious work to date to Manchester. We speak to Mary Griffiths about Rivers’s film that migrates between the realms of documentary, fantasy and fable.

Review of Subodh Gupta: Invisible Reality, Hauser & Wirth Somerset

Hauser & Wirth Somerset are hosting a major solo exhibition of new and recent work by Subodh Gupta, bringing together a sculptures and installations by the New Delhi-based artist. We review the show.

Interview: Sarah McCrory, Director of the Glasgow International Festival

Glasgow International Festival’s seventh edition opens on 8 April 2016. Directed by Sarah McCrory, the 2016 programme is comprised of new works, site-specific commissions and events across the city.

Alberto Giacometti: In His Own Words – Sculptures 1925-34, Luxembourg & Dayan, London

Focused on a series of sculptures from a crucial decade in Alberto Giacometti’s life, this London show provides a deep insight into the development of the Swiss sculptor and painter’s practice.

Review: Electronic Superhighway (2016-1966), Whitechapel Gallery, London

Whitechapel Gallery’s Electronic Superhighway brings together over 100 works to show the impact of computer and Internet technologies on artists from the mid-1960s to the present day.

The 2016 Sony World Photography Awards, Shortlist Announced

The Sony World Photography Awards announces the shortlists for its Professional, Open and Youth competitions, featuring over 270 creatives from 60 countries, including 21 British photographers.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries 2016: Photographer Mansoureh Pakzad

The Aesthetica Art Prize is a celebration of art from across the globe, and is now open for entries: we explore the work of Aesthetica Art Prize 2015 Longlisted photographer Mansoureh Pakzad.

Philippe Halsman: Astonish Me! Kunsthal Rotterdam

Kunsthal Rotterdam’s exhibition Astonish Me!, is a collaboration with Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, and includes more than 300 never-before exhibited works, including prints and photomontages.

Interview: Dean Melbourne, This Myth at Gallery 8, Curated by Coates and Scarry

Dean Melbourne unveils his second solo show in London this February at Gallery 8. Curated by Coates and Scarry, the exhibition showcases Melbourne’s most recent paintings and works on paper.

World Art Dubai 2016

Returning for its second year as part of Dubai Art Season, World Art Dubai will take place from 6-9 April at the Dubai World Trade Centre and will showcase a global collection of more than 3,000 paintings, sculptures and photographs.

Xu Bing: Book from the Ground at CFCCA Manchester

CFCCA Manchester is currently showing Xu Bing’s Book from the Ground, a novel written in a universal language of icons, alongside a recreation of the artist’s studio: we explore the exhibition.

Interview with Olga Woszczyna, Aesthetica Art Prize Longlisted Artist

The Aesthetica Art Prize celebrates the work of emerging and established artists from around the world, championing excellence in art across a range of media. Olga Woszczyna was longlisted with her work Entity III, which is influenced by contemporary architecture and goldsmithing. She is inspired by cities with their variety of cultural and design influences and the art of jewellery.

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Call for Entries. Painting & Drawing: Neil Douglas

Artist Neil Douglas was longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015 with his painting Council Blossoms. The painting technique involves stepping back and slowing the pace, providing time to analyse thoughts and consider one’s role within the chaos outside.

Emotional Supply Chains, Zabludowicz Collection

Emotional Supply Chains addresses the construction of individual identity in the digital age, with a selection of works that have all been drawn from the Zabludowicz Collection and produced since the year 2000. Including six new commissions, the show features 16 leading international artists.

Review: Betty Woodman, The Theatre of the Domestic, ICA

We explore the first UK solo presentation of works by Betty Woodman, one of the most important contemporary artists working with ceramics today, including a number of new mixed media pieces.

Review: Giacomo Manzù at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art

20th century sculptor Giacomo Manzù is best known for delicate and moving work focusing predominantly on portraiture and religious imagery. We review his current exhibition at the Estorick Collection.