Nari Ward, Sun Splashed, Pérez Museum of Art, Miami

Nari Ward, Sun Splashed, Pérez Museum of Art, Miami

This extraordinary display is the largest exhibition of Nari Ward’s found object sculptures and installations to date, including works from the 1990s to today, alongside photography, video, and collage.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

This week’s offering promises new perspectives on people, places and things. In Paris, Shen Yuan examines social phenomena in a different light, and in Beijing, Matjaž Tančič showcases a series of 3D portraits from North Korea at Pékin Fine Arts.

Art Basel Miami Beach 2015

Art Basel Miami Beach 2015

Art Basel heads to the U.S. for its highly popular Miami Beach event, bringing together a total of 267 leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa.

Interview with Sasha Waltz, Sacre, Sadler’s Wells, London

Interview with Sasha Waltz, Sacre, Sadler’s Wells, London

Sadler’s Wells welcomes choreographer Sasha Waltz and her tribute to Igor Stravinsky’s masterpiece, The Rite of Spring, to the stage. Waltz’s reimagining draws on the savage forces that inspired the Russian composer 100 years ago.

Review: Rufus Wainwright’s Opera Prima Donna, Athens

Review: Rufus Wainwright’s Opera Prima Donna, Athens

We review Canadian-American singer and composer Rufus Wainwright’s Prima Donna opera, performed at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus theatre as part of the Athens Epidaurus Festival 2015.

Review: Frieze London 2015

Review: Frieze London 2015

The multi-sensory and new unfolded over four days in Regent’s Park during Frieze Art Fair. Now in its 13th year, the fair has evolved with its expansion, integrating innovation as it progresses with its prizes, programming, and projects.

Sonica Festival of Multimedia Arts; Cryptic, Glasgow

Sonica Festival of Multimedia Arts; Cryptic, Glasgow

Sonica is a showcase of the best in visually exciting sonic art, which brings together leading international artists and emerging talent from across the UK to Glasgow from 29 October – 8 November.

Performa 15, New York

Performa 15, New York

Performa, the organisation dedicated to promoting new work in the field of live performance, celebrates 10 years of its Performa Biennial with a programme of events across New York City.

Moving Architecture

Moving Architecture

Designer Hussein Chalayan builds a new world on stage for Gravity Fatigue, combining fashion, architecture and dance at sadler’s wells.

Interview with Aaron Wright, Programmes Manager, LADA

Interview with Aaron Wright, Programmes Manager, LADA

The Live Art Development Agency (LADA) is an influential and key player in the realm of performance art in the UK and internationally. LADA supports artists through a portfolio of resources, opportunities and publishing activities.

Interview with Thierry Raspail, Biennale de Lyon

Interview with Thierry Raspail, Biennale de Lyon

The 13th Biennale de Lyon, La Vie Moderne, brings together artists from 28 different countries who explore the contradictory character of contemporary culture in varied regions of the world. We speak to Thierry Raspail, Artistic Director.

Sydney Contemporary 2015, Carriageworks, Sydney

Sydney Contemporary 2015, Carriageworks, Sydney

Australia’s international art fair, Sydney Contemporary, returns from 10 until 13 September. The event will exhibit over 90 esteemed galleries from 13 different countries across the expansive interior of large-scale arts space, Carriageworks.

Interview with Didy Veldman

Interview with Didy Veldman

We interview choreographer Didy Veldman about her new adaptation of Picasso’s The Three Dancers, bringing to life the painter’s vivid Cubist imagery with its themes of ecstasy and doom.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: Last Chance

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: Last Chance

Its the last day of the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 call for submissions, so be sure to register your entry before today’s deadline at midnight. We take a look at previous years’ successes.

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 16 Days to Go

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 16 Days to Go

Artists working in all media at any stage in their career are invited to enter the Aesthetica Art Prize, which remains open for entries until 31 August. In the countdown to the end of the month, we highlight longlisted artist Noémie Goudal.

Review of Marvin Gaye Chetwynd’s The King Must Die at Edinburgh Art Festival

Review of Marvin Gaye Chetwynd’s The King Must Die at Edinburgh Art Festival

Artist Marvin Gaye Chetwynd contributes to Edinburgh Art Festival’s commissioning strand The Improbable City with a hallucinatory interpretation of the world of historical novelist Mary Renault.

The Edinburgh International Festival, Programme Line-up 2015

The Edinburgh International Festival, Programme Line-up 2015

The Edinburgh International Festival opened on Friday 7 August with The Harmonium Project. This year’s programme features 2,300 artists from 39 countries, showcasing opera, theatre, music and dance from across the world.

Shaped in Mexico, Bargehouse, Oxo Tower, London

Shaped in Mexico, Bargehouse, Oxo Tower, London

Following its successful inauguration in 2014, Shaped in Mexico returns to London with a selection of over 150 works by 32 international artists. On view from 3 September, this unique, free show will take place at the Bargehouse.

Wu Tien-Chang: Never Say Goodbye,  Collateral Event, Venice Biennale

Wu Tien-Chang: Never Say Goodbye, Collateral Event, Venice Biennale

Taiwanese artist Wu Tien-Chang’s series of light box stills, interactive video projections and installation explore westernisation in post-war Taiwan in a Collateral Event of the 56th International Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Entries: One Month To Go

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Entries: One Month To Go

There is one month to go until the annual Aesthetica Art Prize call for entries closes. Shortlisted artists will participate in a group exhibition in partnership with York Museums Trust and receive editorial coverage in Aesthetica.

Interview with Carolina Redondo, Artist, The Aesthetica Art Prize 2015

Interview with Carolina Redondo, Artist, The Aesthetica Art Prize 2015

Carolina Redondo looks to her origins in the Chilean Pucón for inspiration in her performative practice. We speak to the artist about her use of the body to explore migration and interculturality.

Edinburgh Art Festival 2015

Edinburgh Art Festival 2015

The UK’s largest annual visual art festival combines work from Edinburgh’s most prestigious galleries as well as artist-run spaces, and new commissions from emerging and established artists.

BMW Tate Live: Paulina Olowska, Tate Modern

BMW Tate Live: Paulina Olowska, Tate Modern

The latest in Tate Modern’s ongoing evening performance series, BMW Tate Live, sees a gallery transformed into a theatre space for Paulina Olowska’s project The Mother: An Unsavoury Play in Two Acts and an Epilogue.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

In our 5 to See, we head to the Gagosian Paris, which is staging an exhibition of the work of Bruce Nauman. Across the Atlantic, MCA Chicago presents a fascinating insight into the world of the 1960’s African America avant-garde.

Review of The Crocodile, Manchester International Festival

Review of The Crocodile, Manchester International Festival

Fyoder Dostoyevsky’s The Crocodile was made into a hilarious play for this year’s Manchester International Festival. The bizarre comedy involves a civil servant who is swallowed up by a crocodile.

Interview with Peter Liversidge, By the Book, Sean Kelly Gallery, NY

Interview with Peter Liversidge, By the Book, Sean Kelly Gallery, NY

British artist Peter Liversidge reflects on the idea of the ‘proposal’ in his conceptually-based practice, using analogue and antiquated technology to both initiate and document his artistic activities. We speak to Liversidge about new show By the Book.

The M+ Sigg Collection, The Whitworth, Manchester

The M+ Sigg Collection, The Whitworth, Manchester

The Whitworth and M+ Sigg Collection have joined forces to devise a vibrant new show, designed to promote the emergence of contemporary art practice in China over the last 40 years.

Herman de Vries, to be all ways to be, Venice Biennale

Herman de Vries, to be all ways to be, Venice Biennale

Herman de Vries represents The Netherlands at the Venice Biennale with his latest exhibition, to be all ways to be. The picturesque Dutch pavilion houses an amalgam of the artist’s recent works.

Interview with Multimedia Artist, Annina Roescheisen

Interview with Multimedia Artist, Annina Roescheisen

Annina Roescheisen is a multimedia artist. Her video piece What Are You Fishing For? was longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize, and is next showing in her first solo show in New York.

Review: The Skriker

Review: The Skriker

Caryl Churchill’s The Skriker is a nightmarish, politically charged play performed at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre as part of the Manchester International Festival.

Sean Lynch, Adventure: Capital, Venice Biennale

Sean Lynch, Adventure: Capital, Venice Biennale

Irish artist Sean Lynch presents an entirely new body of works entitled Adventure: Capital at the Venice Biennale this year. This ambitious project includes video, sculptural and archival elements.

Interview with Bruce Gilchrist & Jo Joelson, London Fieldworks

Interview with Bruce Gilchrist & Jo Joelson, London Fieldworks

London Fieldworks was formed in 2000 by artists Bruce Gilchrist and Jo Joelson. Working across installation, sculpture, architecture, film and publishing, the collective produces work for a range of contexts, in a variety of locations.

British Art Show 8, Artists Line-up, Hayward Touring

British Art Show 8, Artists Line-up, Hayward Touring

Hayward Touring celebrates contemporary British practices with an extraordinary line-up of artists including Cally Spooner, Ciara Phillips and Laure Prouvost, for this year’s British Art Show.

Interview with CFCCA Director Zoe Dunbar and Curator Lu Pei-yi

Interview with CFCCA Director Zoe Dunbar and Curator Lu Pei-yi

CFCCA opens its gallery to socially and environmentally concerned artists in Micro Micro Revolution. We speak to Director Zoe Dunbar and Curator Lu Pei-yi ahead of the preview launch.

Grete Stern and Horacio Coppola, MoMA

Grete Stern and Horacio Coppola, MoMA

MoMA presents the first survey of avant-garde artists Grete Stern and Horacio Coppola, looking at their individual achievements in photography, film, advertising, and graphic design.

Interview with Ed Atkins

Interview with Ed Atkins

As part of this year’s Manchester International Festival (MIF), artist Ed Atkins will be drawing back the digital curtain with Performance Capture. At Manchester Art Gallery from 4 July.

The Aesthetica Art Prize is Open for Entries

The Aesthetica Art Prize is Open for Entries

The Aesthetica Art Prize is an annual award that celebrates excellence in contemporary art. It is now in its eighth year, and welcomes submissions from emerging and established artists.

Doug Aitken, Station to Station, in UK Cinemas

Doug Aitken, Station to Station, in UK Cinemas

Internationally acclaimed artist Doug Aitken’s latest filmic piece Station to Station takes viewers on a journey from New York to San Francisco in 10 stops, over 24 days. Watch the trailer.

Glenn Ligon: Encounters and Collisions, Tate Liverpool

Glenn Ligon: Encounters and Collisions, Tate Liverpool

Glenn Ligon, one of America’s most significant contemporary artists, has curated a show which could be deemed his ‘ideal museum’. Featured artists include Cy Twombly and Andy Warhol.

Shubbak Festival: London’s Largest Biennial of Arabic Art

Shubbak Festival: London’s Largest Biennial of Arabic Art

Shubbak Festival is London’s largest biennial of Arabic art and takes place across the city at various art venues. The event provides a window on the contemporary culture of the Arab world.