Interview: Artist Johny Dar

Rankin, Johny Dar and model Tuuli Shipster, have teamed up to produce the stunning calendar. Inspired by the artist’s series, DAR the BOOK, Dar hand-painted his designs directly onto Tuuli’s body.

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Art14 London

Art14 London will return to Olympia Grand, welcoming over 180 galleries from 40 countries. Running from 28 February until 2 March, the fair brings together contemporary and modern art.

AISTHESIS – All’origine delle sensazioni: Robert Irwin & James Turrell, FAI Villa e Collezione Panza

Fondo Ambiente Italiano (FAI) and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) join forces in AISTHESIS to document the work and the research of two leading figures of Environmental Art.

Artangel Open

Since its launch in 1999, the Artangel initiative, Open, has sought to commission outstanding works of art by UK artists. In partnership with BBC Radio 4, Artangel Open showcases work across multiple locations and forms of media.

Dallas Biennial

For the Dallas Biennial 2014 (DB14) over 50 national and international artists come together to exhibit work in multiple venues across Dallas. Running for four months, DB14 fills Texas with exhibitions, performances and lectures.

Harry Callahan, City, Pace/ MacGill Gallery, New York

Harry Callahan exposes the urban experience through photography in City at Pace/MacGill Gallery. Running until 8 March, nearly 50 of Callahan’s gelatin silver prints will be on display.

Light Work Fine Print Subscription Programme

Prints by James Welling, John Chervinsky, Lucas Foglia, Irina Rozovsky and signed copies of Peter Mitchell’s Strangely Familiar are available through Light Work’s 2014 Subscription Programme.

Dhaka Art Summit, Bangladesh

A major non-profit platform, the Dhaka Art Summit was conceived to support museum-quality exhibits in Bangladesh, the development of South Asian art and international artistic exchange.

Bailey’s Stardust, National Portrait Gallery, London

The work of David Bailey is celebrated in Bailey’s Stardust at the National Portrait Gallery, London. All of the images have been chosen by the photographer and make up over 250 portraits.

Jeddah Art Week 2014: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

The second year of Jeddah Art Week presents in its 2014 programme 13 exhibitions, several public performances and an international conference on global visual culture in venues across Jeddah.

Suspended Dialogues

Combining action, suspense and intricate detail, Ryan Schude’s photographs tell numerous stories and the viewer’s imagination is left to join the dots and interpret the narrative as they wish.

Imagined Scenarios

Face in the Crowd is the new series of work from Alex Prager, who creates fascinating scenes utilising bright palettes and constructed settings.

Historical Narratives

Known for his innovative approach through the “decisive moment”, Henri Cartier-Bresson is one of the founding figures of modern photography.

Experimental Photography

A new exhibition opens in New York at the International Center of Photography that interrogates what it means to work in analogue and digital photography today.

Unoccupied Spaces

Regularly seeking out abandoned spaces with her camera, VanDeman finds traces of past inhabitants in the remaining furniture, letters and possessions.

Jed Devine: Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York

Jed Divine’s solo photography exhibition at the Bonni Benrubi Gallery celebrates the development of his work into new territory, interrogating the spaces of the artist’s daily life and experience.

Philip-Lorca diCorcia, The Hepworth Wakefield

One of America’s most important contemporary photographers will be celebrated at The Hepworth Wakefield this February in the UK’s first major survey of work by Philip-Lorca diCorcia.

Eric Steel: Kiss the Water

Fly fishing is perhaps not the most popular topic for cinema, yet Eric Steel’s lyrical film shows a new side to this niche hobby by focusing on the devotion and love of one woman to her craft.

Art Rotterdam

For its 15th edition, Art Rotterdam has moved to a new location at the Van Nellefabriek. The extensive programme includes Main, New Art and Projections – the second edition of the video section.