AAP: Lasting Recognition

It’s the last month to submit to the 2017 edition of the Aesthetica Art Prize. Enter your installation, sculpture, painting, design or video by 31 August.

New Discoveries

Centre Pompidou offers a unique retrospective of Walker Evans, developing a new perspective on a feat that has been considered by many.

The Emotive Lens

Ed van der Elsken favoured the street over any other subject. His images evoke a sense of modernity, “hunting” for moments that represented the city.

Social Representation

Opening as part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, The Autry Museum of the American West is mounting a new show dedicated to the archives of La Raza.

Inclusive Sensibility

As part of CO Berlin’s summer programme, Danny Lyon’s photography comes to the fore through an acute sensibility to the human condition.

Weighted Documentary

Pieter Hugo: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea showcases 14 collections, including subjects that range from honey collectors to definitions of home.

Compassionate Artistry

The series confronts somewhat difficult issues with the belief meaningful art and courageous conversations contribute to a more just world.

Formal Innovation

Acting as a barometer of contemporary practices, the 2017 Foam Talent exhibition showcases 20 international artists taken from a larger annual call.

Nuanced Compositions

Photographer Bill Henson encompasses a diverse range of themes spanning the personal and the universal.

Documenting Expansionism

“Decolonisation” is a term that holds uncertainty and possibility in Tyburn Gallery’s summer show, through an exciting array of contemporary photography.

Imaginative Enterprise

The programme to mark the 50th anniversary of MCA Chicago makes a bold declaration that art has the power to change our perceptions of the world.

Emotional Nationhood

Finland’s Backlight Photo Festival marks its 30th anniversary and 100 years of independence with a touring exhibition of seven Finnish artists.

5 To See: This Weekend

The 5 to See for 4–6 August provides insight into global transitions prevalent in the 20th century, encompassing themes that celebrate justice.

Monumental Change

NGV explores how art and design engaged with forces of change, creating new ap­proaches such as abstraction, surrealism and expression­ism.

Meticulous Narratives

Peter Hujar: Speed of Life includes over 100 vintage photographs made by Hujar between the mid-1950s and his death.

Fabricated Lineage

Chantelle Exley’s You or Your Memory was displayed as part of York St. John’s True North exhibition, an end of year show that celebrated emerging talent.

Documenting Humanity

Bruce Davidson is best known for documenting the civil rights movement in the US throughout the 1960s, His work is at Fotomuseum, Rotterdam.

Stimulating Civilisations

1:54 Contemporary African Art fair has announced its fifth edition. It has become one of the pioneering institutions to engage with transnational audiences.

Illusory Journeys

Christian Tagliavini’s Voyages Extraordinaires reimagines Jules Verne’s novels. The series is on display as part of Clervaux – Cité de l’Image.

Narratives of Displacement

As part of IWM’s wider season Syria: A Conflict Explored, the gallery offers A Lens on Syria, the first UK exhibition by Sergey Ponomarev.