Lumiere London 2016

Lumiere London 2016

Lumiere London, the largest light festival to hit the capital, is set to illuminate four winter evenings this January. The event features 3D projections, interactive installations and pioneering light works.

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Open for Entries

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Open for Entries

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 is now open for entries, presenting a unique opportunity for emerging and established artists around the world to showcase their work to a wider, international audience. Prizes include publication. an exhibition for shortlisted artists, and up to £5,000 courtesy of Hiscox.

The Museum of Innocence, Somerset House, London

The Museum of Innocence, Somerset House, London

Created by the Nobel Prize-winning novelist Orhan Pamuk as a physical manifestation of his text by the same name, The Museum of Innocence is relocating from its Istanbul base to Somerset House.

KAWS, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield

KAWS, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield

For the first UK museum exhibition by the renowned American artist KAWS, Yorkshire Sculpture Park is showing over 20 works inside the Longside Gallery and outside in the grounds of the park itself.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

The New Year is a time to revitalise a new you and to explore new ways of thinking. Our top five choices for this week cover a spectrum of concepts into what it is to be human in the present day.

Art Dealer Theo Waddington Discusses Hoyland, Caro, Noland at Pace Gallery, London

Art Dealer Theo Waddington Discusses Hoyland, Caro, Noland at Pace Gallery

Pace London is currently exhibiting works by John Hoyland, Anthony Caro and Kenneth Noland, celebrating the friendship, connections and mutual influence between the three artists.

5 To See in 2016

5 To See in 2016

The New Year is the ideal moment to plan ahead and discover what’s new. An inspiring array of shows are igniting the way in the art world, from Not Vital at YSP to Daniel Buren at BOZAR.

Brian Griffiths; Bill Murray: a story of distance, size and sincerity

Brian Griffiths; Bill Murray, BALTIC

The vast space of BALTIC’s Level 4 gallery provides the venue for a solo exhibition by Brian Griffiths that plays with scale, size and the idea of measurement. Bill Murray: a story of distance, size and sincerity takes inspiration from the contrast between interior life and public image.

Shirazeh Houshiary: Through Mist, Lehmann Maupin, Hong Kong

Shirazeh Houshiary, Through Mist, Lehmann Maupin, HK

Shirazeh Houshiary’s paintings, sculptures and animations play with binaries such as transparency and opacity, presence and absence, materiality and intangibility, and light and darkness.

Susan Philipsz, War Damaged Musical Instruments, Tate Britain

Susan Philipsz, War Damaged Musical Instruments, Tate

As part of its ongoing commemorations of the centenary of the First World War, Tate Britain presents a new sound installation by the Turner prize-winning artist Susan Philipsz.

Mat Collishaw, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall

Mat Collishaw, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall

For his largest UK show yet and his first in a UK public gallery for a decade, British artist Mat Collishaw is exhibiting sculpture, photography, film and installation at New Art Gallery Walsall.

Florian Roithmayr: with, and, or, without. Camden Arts Centre

Florian Roithmayr: with, and, or, without

Florian Roithmayr presents a new body of sculptural works at London’s Camden Arts Centre which observe and reflect upon the material transformations that take place in any process of making. Roithmayr is interested in the unexpected gestures that occur in the interstice between mold and cast.

Julian Charrière: For They That Sow The Wind at Parasol Unit, London

Julian Charrière: For They That Sow The Wind at Parasol Unit, London

Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art, London, presents Julian Charrière: For They That Sow the Wind, which will include sculpture, performance, installations, photographs and film.

Top 10 Exhibitions in 2015

Top 10 Exhibitions in 2015

As the festive celebrations begin and 2015 comes to a close, we take a look at a year in the world of art and culture: from major retrospectives of the work of renowned innovators to new shows highlighting the progression of creative genres.

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.

Modern Japanese Design, Manchester Art Gallery

Modern Japanese Design, Manchester Art Gallery

To celebrate the re-opening of its newly restored Design Gallery, Manchester Art Gallery is presenting fashion, furniture, lighting, ceramics, glass, and jewellery created in Japan over the past 50 years.

Interview with Mads Christensen, Lightwaves 2015, Salford Quays, Greater Manchester

Interview with Mads Christensen, Lightwaves 2015, Salford Quays

Lightwaves is a free digital light festival taking place at Salford Quays, Greater Manchester until 27 December. We speak to artist Mads Christensen about his commissioned piece Cathedral of Mirrors.

Pop Art Design, Museum of Contemporary Arts Chicago

Pop Art Design, Museum of Contemporary Arts Chicago

The legacy of Pop Art resonates in almost every aspect of our daily surroundings and MCA Chicago is exposing this in upcoming exhibition, Pop Art Design, in collaboration with Vitra Design Museum.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

We explore how the past continues to shape and influence the present with a line-up of exhibitions featuring influential work by Sammy Slabbinck, Yoko Ono, Helmut Newton and others.

In Conversation with Sculptor Merete Rasmussen, Pangolin Gallery, London

Interview: Sculptor Merete Rasmussen, Pangolin Gallery

Pangolin London presents Merete Rasmussen: Bronze and Ceramic. Known for her signature abstract ceramics, this exhibition explores a new departure for Rasmussen in the form of bronze works.

David Altmejd: The Flux and The Puddle, Louisiana

David Altmejd: The Flux and The Puddle, Louisiana

Canadian artist David Altmejd has created a museum within the museum: a 50m2 installation piece comprising figures and objects formed from wax, mirrors, plaster and other materials.

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.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Takashi Hamaguchi’s Dissidents reveals the neglected aesthetic dimension of photojournalism and Agnieszka Kurant’s short film Cutaways bridges conceptual art and real-world issues, proving that the two are not so far removed after all.

SCOPE Miami Beach 2015

SCOPE Miami Beach 2015

Attracting over 45,000 visitors each year, SCOPE Miami caters for seasoned tastemakers looking for the latest innovations in contemporary art. This year’s 15th anniversary edition will welcome 120 exhibitors from 22 countries and 57 cities.

Review of Cerith Wyn Evans at White Cube Bermondsey, London

Cerith Wyn Evans at White Cube Bermondsey, London

We review Cerith Wyn Evans’ new neon sculptures at White Cube, Bermondsey, an interrogation of the world around us, which create moments of rupture within existing structures of communication.

Wonder, Renwick Gallery, Washington D.C

To celebrate the reopening of the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery, the institution has invited nine contemporary artists to transform its interior into an engaging and immersive artwork.

Review of Bideford Black: The Next Generation, Burton Art Gallery and Museum, Devon

Review of Bideford Black: The Next Generation, Burton Art Gallery and Museum

Bideford Black: The Next Generation at Burton Art gallery, Devon, is the outcome of a year during which nine UK artists were commissioned to explore a single pigment inextricably linked with place.

Paul Neagu: Palpable Sculpture at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds

Paul Neagu at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds

The Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, celebrates Romanian artist Paul Neagu’s multi-sensory encounters with sculpture, presenting over 120 works by the artist across four of its gallery spaces.

Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige: I must first apologise... at HOME, Manchester

Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige at HOME, Manchester

Beirut-based visual artists Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige map out a genealogy of e-mail scams through film and installation in the latest exhibition taking place at Manchester’s HOME.

Foire International d’Art Contemporaine, Paris

Foire International d’Art Contemporaine, Paris

The 42nd Foire International d’Art Contemporaine (FIAC) opens its doors to visitors in Paris this October. Unveiling a fresh, new programme for 2015 at its preview yesterday, the fair is now open to the public until the end of the week.

Review of 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.

Trailer Premiere: Francesco Clerici's Hand Gestures

Francesco Clerici’s Hand Gestures follows the process of creating one of Velasco Vitali’s dog sculptures, from wax to bronze, at Fonderia Artistica Battaglia (Battaglia Artistic Foundry), Milan.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

October promises to be an exhilarating start to the autumn and winter season, with a dynamic selection of fairs, festivals and long-term exhibitions opening both nationwide and internationally.

Picasso Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York

Picasso Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York

Pablo Picasso’s work in three dimensions may be less familiar to the public than his innovations in painting, but it played a very personal role in the artist’s life – he kept most of the pieces he created and lived and worked among them.

viennacontemporary, Marx Halle Vienna

Vienna Contemporary, Art Fair, Marx Halle Vienna

Austria’s leading international art fair vienna contemporary will take place at its new home, Marx Halle , from 24 until 27 September. This year’s event welcomes 99 galleries from 25 countries, as well as a series of international art institutions.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

A part of pushing forward in contemporary living involves a significant reflection on the past. This weekend’s 5 to See focuses on a series of dynamic retrospectives opening worldwide.

Dan Flavin, David Zwirner, New York

Dan Flavin, David Zwirner, New York

Dan Flavin has worked with fluorescents since 1963 to develop his own form of minimalism, creating what he termed ‘situations’ composed entirely of light and colour, which interact with architecture and the viewer’s perception of space.

Concrete Cuba, David Zwirner, London

Group Show, Concrete Cuba, David Zwirner, London

The turbulent 1950s in Cuba began with the military coup led by Fulgencio Batista and were marked by growing conflict between the US-backed Batista dictatorship and the revolutionary movement of Fidel and Raoul Castro, which would eventually topple Batista and transform the Cuban society.

Interview with Thierry Raspail, Director, Biennale de Lyon 2015

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.