New Art West Midlands 2015: Shortlist of 30 Emerging Artists

New Art West Midlands 2015: Shortlist of Emerging Artists

Four of the UK’s leading galleries will host new works by 30 emerging artists as part of the New Art West Midlands 2015 fair. Artists presented have graduated from one of the region’s degree courses.

Interview with Anna Lilleengen: Longlisted Artist in the Aesthetica Art Prize 2014

Interview with Anna Lilleengen, Longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize

Anna Lilleengen was longlisted in last year’s Aesthetica Art Prize with her piece Sublime Forest. Based in Yorkshire and Sweden, Lilleengen uses a physical process and deteriorating camera.

Ronchini Gallery, London, Sean Lynch: DeLorean Progress Report

Sean Lynch: DeLorean Progress Report

This solo show from Irish artist Sean Lynch takes as its focus the DeLorean car factory, which operated in Dunmurry, Belfast, for one year from 1981-1982.

Review of 12th edition of the Sharjah Biennial

Review of 12th edition of the Sharjah Biennial

The 12th edition of the Sharjah Biennial, in the UAE, curated by Eungie Joo, opened on 5 March to an exhibition of 51 artists that were representative of the region and the rest of the world.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

The Royal Academy of Arts has brought together works by Ruben, Picasso and Van Dyck to show visitors the legacy of portraiture, and the BALTIC celebrates the life and work of Jason Rhoades.

Mariko Mori: Cyclicscape, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York

Mariko Mori: Cyclicscape, Sean Kelly

Mariko Mori is fascinated by Möbius strips, and in Cyclicscape at Sean Kelly Gallery, creates sculptures which play upon the idea of an infinite loop.

Maggi Hambling: War Requiem & Aftermath, The Cultural Institute at King’s College London, London

Maggi Hambling: War Requiem & Aftermath

Encompassing film, painting, sculpture and installation, War Requiem explores victimhood and the imagination through thick impasto paintings which transform before the eyes into nameless portraits.

Art Fair Tokyo, 20 - 22 March, 2015

Art Fair Tokyo, March 2015

Art Fair Tokyo returns this spring. The event enters into its 10th year and to celebrate this milestone event designer Masayoshi Kodaira has produced a selection of visuals for the 2015 fair.

In Conversation with Cornelia Parker in Aesthetica Magazine

In Conversation: Cornelia Parker, Aesthetica Magazine

Cornelia Parker is a British sculptor and installation artist who is interested in the potential of materials. In 2013, we spoke to Parker about her involvement with Glasstress: White Light / White Heat.

Hugo Wilson, Parafin, London

Hugo Wilson, Parafin Gallery

With his first London show for 10 years, British artist Hugo Wilson presents a broad spectrum of painting, sculpture, drawing and photography to explore faith and power via various systems of belief.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

From Florence Henri’s role in the 20th century disciplines of photography to Stephen McKenna’s response to his travels in modern Europe, we see a range of personal and technical development.

Carpenters Workshop Gallery at Design Show Shanghai 2015, Shanghai Exhibition Centre, Shanghai

Carpenters Workshop Gallery at Design Show Shanghai

For China’s biggest design fair, Carpenters Workshop Gallery will present work by Sebastian Brajkovic, Humberto & Fernando Campana, Ingrid Donat, Stuart Haygarth and Studio Drift.

Jason Rhoades: Organised Chaos in Aesthetica Magazine

Jason Rhoades: Organised Chaos in Aesthetica Magazine

Jason Rhoades, Four Roads at ICA Philadelphia was the artist’s first major show at an American museum. Now, for the first time in the UK, a major exhibition of work by Rhoades will open at BALTIC.

Ceramic Art London 2015, Henry Moore and Gulbenkian Galleries, RCA, London

Ceramic Art London 2015, Henry Moore and Gulbenkian Galleries, RCA, London

The 11th edition of Ceramic Art London, the leading international showcase for contemporary ceramics, returns to London this year to take over the Royal College of Art with 80 ceramic artists.

Review of Sky Academy Arts Scholarships Showcase Event

Review of Sky Academy Arts Scholarships Showcase Event

Since 2011 Sky Academy Arts Scholarships have supported artists under 30 annually with a £30,000 bursary. Last year’s Scholars include artist James Lomax and dancer Eleesha Drennan.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Belgian designer Dries van Noten invites visitors to explore his creative inspirations at the MoMu in Antwerp. Meanwhile, the work of Georges Noël is on display at the Musée d’Art Moderne in Paris.

Review of Zhang Huan: Sydney Buddha, Carriageworks, Sydney

Review: Zhang Huan, Sydney Buddha, Carriageworks

Carriageworks is a fitting space to house the grand structures created by artist Zhang Huan in his current exhibition, Sydney Buddha. Viewers are greeted by two five-metre tall structures.

Victoria Miro, Art Basel Hong Kong

Victoria Miro, Art Basel HK

Victoria Miro will be showcasing a selection of international artists at Art Basel Hong Kong. The Hong Kong edition features a variety of galleries from Asia, Asia-Pacific and the rest of the world.

Review of Antonio Berni: Juanito y Ramona, MALBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Antonio Berni: Juanito y Ramona, MALBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Antonio Berni: Juanito y Ramona showcases more than 150 works of one of Argentina’s most acclaimed artists of the 20th century. Berni was a well-known public figure by the end of his life.

Mariano Pensotti: Cineastas (Filmmakers), Museum of Contemporray Art, Chicago

Mariano Pensotti: Cineastas

Argentine author and director, Mariano Pensotti, is best known for creating theatre that explores the tension between fiction and reality. The director is heralded as an important creative in Argentina.

Review of History Is Now: 7 Artists Take On Britain, Hayward Gallery, London

History Is Now: 7 Artists Take On Britain, Hayward Gallery

Hayward Gallery has put on a brave set of displays curated by seven artists, who each look at elements of British history from 1945 to the present day. The central part of the exhibition is deeply political.

Ricardo Brey: Fuel To The Fire, Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp

Ricardo Brey: Fuel To The Fire, Museum of Art, Antwerp

This exhibition bridges the gap between the two figures Ricardo Brey sees within himself: the historical artist working at a critical time in Cuban art; and the artist who lives and works in Flanders.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

This weekend’s 5 To See reflects on photography. Tate St Ives presents its largest display of the art form, whilst Iveta Vaivode connects with her family home on a personal journey at CAM Houston.

Coates & Scarry: Vestige, Gallery 8, London

Coates & Scarry: Vestige, Gallery 8, London

Artists Lisa Wright, Emma Vidal, Penny Byrne, Aaron Smith and Henry Hussey reference historical imagery and objects in a selection of new works, ranging photography to porcelain figurines.

An evanescent fix, Vitrine Gallery, London

An evanescent fix, Vitrine Gallery, London

Four artists reconfigure and manipulate the conventional idea of photography using strange new processes and transforming traditional methods in a new group show at Vitrine, London.

Encounters, Art Basel, Hong Kong

Encounters, Art Basel

A sector of Art Basel’s Hong Kong show, this year’s edition of Encounters will present 20 large-scale projects by artists from a wide selection of countries including Indonesia, Germany and the U.S.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See: Mark Klett constructs a conversation with the writing of Raphael Pumpelly by traversing the same stretch of desert, and the artists at Saatchi Gallery examine the amazing power of Pop Art.

Review of Daniel Silver: Rock Formations, Frith Street Gallery, London

Review of Daniel Silver: Rock Formations, Frith Street

The story behind the latest sculptures of Daniel Silver at Frith Street Gallery makes the work all the more compelling. It sounds like an old wives’ tale: Silver found ancient marble in a stone yard.

Sarah Sze, Victoria Miro Mayfair & Victoria Miro, Wharf Road, London

Sarah Sze at Victoria Miro

American artist Sarah Sze is known for large scale works that penetrate walls, hang from ceilings, delve into the ground, and stretch across museums.

Review of India Art Fair, 29 January - 1 February

Review of India Art Fair

Unlike many juried art fairs in the West led by a committee that evaluates the quality of work being displayed, the India Art Fair has been indiscriminately open to galleries across the globe.

Isabelle Cornaro, Paysage avec poussin, South London Gallery, London

Isabelle Cornaro, Paysage avec poussin, South London Gallery, London

In a major two-part solo exhibition at South London Gallery and Spike Island, French artist Isabelle Cornaro presents a series of installations which explore the cultural heritage attached to objects.

Review of Julio Le Parc, Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London

Review of Julio Le Parc, Serpentine Sackler Gallery

Julio Le Parc’s solo show at Palais de Tokyo in Paris in 2013 was a blockbuster that the French capital will remember for a long time. Now, the artist presents his first major UK exhibition in London.

Jason Rhoades, Four Roads, BALTIC, Gateshead

Jason Rhoades, Four Roads, BALTIC, Gateshead

A student of Paul McCarthy, Jason Rhoades lived and worked in Los Angeles and built what he claimed was the world’s largest sculpture at the Deichtorhallen in Hamburg, Germany in 1999.

The Other Art Fair 2015

The Other Art Fair 2015

Now in its eighth edition, the UK’s leading artist fair, The Other Art Fair, opens on 23 April at its new location in Bloomsbury, London.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Our 5 to See this Weekend provides plenty of opportunities to interact with the artists, whether it’s discovering the quiet life of photographer Vivian Maier…

Interview with Christopher Wilmot-Sitwell on Art Fund and cazenove+loyd's Inspired Journeys

Interview with Christopher Wilmot-Sitwell on Art Fund and cazenove+loyd's Inspired Journeys

The Art Fund has teamed up with one of the most respected names in the travel industry, cazenove+loyd, to offer audiences insightful and luxurious art…

Shih Hsiung Chou: Wait Until It Dries, Encounter Contemporary, London

Shih Hsiung Chou: Wait Until It Dries, Encounter Contemporary, London

Taking place in Encounter Contemporary, a nomadic gallery initiating unexpected ‘encounters’ with cutting-edge contemporary art practice, Wait Until It Dries is a major exhibition of…

Review of Jeff Koons, Pompidou Centre, Paris

Review of Jeff Koons, Pompidou Centre, Paris

In this retrospective exhibition of American artist Jeff Koons, the Pompidou Centre has provided viewers with an illuminating chronology on the evolution of one of…

Rights of Nature: Art and Ecology in the Americas, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham

Rights of Nature: Art and Ecology in the Americas

In Nottingham Contemporary‘s latest exhibition, 20 international artists reflect upon the ecological, economic, political, and cultural crises of our modern world, opening up topics such…

Christian Marclay, White Cube Bermondsey, London

Christian Marclay, White Cube Bermondsey, London

Continuing Christian Marclay’s long-standing interest in the relationship between image and sound, this exhibition is comprised of a series of new works on canvas and…