Progressive Ideas

Progressive Ideas

The judges have been announced for the #SaatchiSelfie competition, with luminaries including Tracey Emin, Juno Calypso, Idris Khan and Juergen Teller.

Photo Focus

Photo Focus

MIA Photo Fair returns for its seventh edition under the direction of Fabio Castelli and Lorenza Castelli. This year, the fair will introduce new projects.

Recontextualised Media

Recontextualised Media

Skarstedt’s exploration of appropriation and how it has been pursued by different generations features works by leading artists from the 1960s to the present day.

5 To See

5 To See

Our round-up of shows begins with a retrospective on the work of Merce Cunningham, closing with Mazzeloni’s 30th anniversary celebrations.

Dynamic Surfaces

Dynamic Surfaces

Founded and run by British designer Beth Travers, BOBO1325 is a boutique design studio specialising in bespoke wallpaper and surface pattern designs.

Subverted Ideals

Subverted Ideals

Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, focus on the infamous iconography of the American dream, tracing a diversity of urban and suburban experiences.

SCOPE: New Trends

SCOPE: New Trends

Celebrated as a showcase for international emerging art and multi-disciplinary creative programming, SCOPE returns to New York for its 17th edition.

Aesthetica in CE50

Aesthetica in CE50

Aesthetica Short Film Festival has been selected for Creative England’s 2017 report, CE50, which highlights the top 50 creative businesses in England.

Social Advocations

Social Advocations

Child’s Play brings together an exhibition of photographs, a symposium and a book by artist Mark Neville, who works at the intersection of art and documentary.

Innovative Platform

Innovative Platform

The Armory Show introduces a new sector to its line-up. Platform hosts a selection of large-scale artworks, installations and site-specific commissions.

Solo Focus

Solo Focus

Volta New York celebrates its 10th anniversary as a solo focused contemporary art fair. Returning to PIER 90, it runs alongside Armory Arts Week.

Personal Investigations

Personal Investigations

The 2017 shortlist for the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize continues its established tradition of representing a diverse range of photographic practices.

Photo London: Contemporary Perspectives

Photo London: Contemporary Perspectives

Photo London has announced that 87 of the world’s leading galleries will exhibit at the third edition of the international fair at Somerset House.

World Art Dubai

World Art Dubai

The third edition of World Art Dubai runs from 12 to 15 April at the Dubai World Trade Centre, including dedicated spaces for over 120 galleries.

5 To See

5 To See

The subject of the human condition is ever-present in our 5 To See: from Steve McQueen’s journey through life in Ashes, to Josef Koudelka’s portrayal of exile.

Future Now Symposium

Future Now Symposium

Tickets are now on sale for the 2017 Future Now Symposium, a two-day event encompassing sessions and networking alongside leading arts organisations.

Fragile Oceans

Fragile Oceans

Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary stages a monographic exhibition that explores the oceanic legacy of Allan Sekula entitled OKEANOS.

Addressing Inequalities

Addressing Inequalities

Can you name five female artists? This question is being proposed by the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC this March.

America Rewind

America Rewind

French photographer Emmanuel Georges (b.1965) takes viewers on a journey through the familiar and diminishing concept of the American Dream.

Martin Parr: Early Observations

Martin Parr: Early Observations

Known best for honest and often critical portrayals of the Great British public, Martin Parr has been unafraid to capture humanity through his vision.

Rodney Graham: Shape-Shifter

Rodney Graham: Shape-Shifter

BALTIC hosts a major retrospective of renowned Canadian artist Rodney Graham. That’s Not Me marks his first large-scale UK exhibition since 2002.

New Aesthetics

New Aesthetics

Polka Galerie’s retrospective of Joel Meyerowitz concentrates on street photography in New York City, and the embrace of landscape and light.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

The exhibitions in this week’s 5 To See reimagine everyday concepts; the artists provide audiences with fresh encounters of the ordinary.

Temporal Landscapes

Temporal Landscapes

Concerns with time, space, history and landscape inform the practice of British artist Darren Almond, exploring how these different dimensions intersect.

Meditative Processes

Meditative Processes

New York-based Chinese photographer Shen Wei sets out on a journey across continents for Between Blossoms at Flowers Gallery, New York.

A’ Design Award: Promotion and Recognition

A’ Design Award: Promotion and Recognition

A’ Design Competition was established to recognise the best design works internationally. Entries are open until 28 February.

Contemporary Categorisation

Contemporary Categorisation

Photography, objects and antiques come together for the National Gallery of Victoria’s encyclopaedic display Patrick Pound: The Great Exhibition.

Metropolitan Harmony

Metropolitan Harmony

A focus on the hidden dimensions of metropolitan life characterises Brian Pearson’s new photographic series at Robin Rice Gallery, New York.

Archaic Resonance

Archaic Resonance

Ruya Foundation’s exhibition at the 57th Venice Biennale displays the work of contemporary Iraqi artists in dialogue with ancient artefacts.

Reflective Structures

Reflective Structures

For his first solo show since 2010, and the first in the new space at Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, James Casebere returns to exploring interior spaces.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

This week’s 5 to see reflects on the quotidian, such as Agnieszka Polska’s reinvention of average objects to muse on the linear nature of time.

Dystopian Perspectives

Dystopian Perspectives

For Watched! – Surveillance Art and Photography, C/O Berlin and the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation address the culture of surveillance.

Hull UK City of Culture 2017

Hull UK City of Culture 2017

Hull UK City of Culture 2017 recently launched, kick-starting a 365 day programme of cultural events and creativity inspired by the area.

Visionary Collaborations

Visionary Collaborations

Jeu de Paume joins forces with the Centre Pompidou for a retrospective of Eli Lotar, which draws upon the Centre’s photographic archives.

Historical Transformations

Historical Transformations

Mahmoud Bakhshi centres on the infamous Cinema Rex fire in Abadan, South Iran, as the focus of a new immersive installation.

Art Rotterdam 2017

Art Rotterdam 2017

The Van Nelle Fabriek factory will play host to the eighteenth edition of Art Rotterdam, returning this February for a celebration of the industry.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

This week’s 5 To See reflects on the everyday experiences, from a consideration of migration, to an examination of rapidly increasing capitals.

Digitalised Constructivism

Digitalised Constructivism

Thomas Dane gallery, London, hosts Kasten’s first solo, UK-based exhibition, introducing the medium of moving image for the first time.

Contemporary Authenticity

Contemporary Authenticity

In a world dominated by digital technologies, the authenticity of Jeff Cowen’s (b.1966) work has a distinctive appeal.

Negative Space

Negative Space

Through film and sculpture, with a particular emphasis on sound, Oliver Beer considers the physical properties and emotional values of objects.