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Future Now: Day One

Future Now: Day One

The Future Now Symposium returns to York St John University 25-26 May. Through talks and panels, it will evaluate the current artistic climate.

Surreal Encounters

Surreal Encounters

Scarlett Hooft Graafland’s first solo exhibition at Flowers Gallery, London, invites the viewer into ethereal and remarkable landscapes.

Alberto Giacometti: Evolutionary Practice

Alberto Giacometti: Evolutionary Practice

Bringing together a distinguished set of sculptures for the first time since 1956, Tate Modern, London, offers a retrospective on the Swiss pioneer.

LOOK/17: Urban Experience

LOOK/17: Urban Experience

LOOK/17, Liverpool’s International Photography Festival proposes a dynamic programme under the title Cities of Exchange: Liverpool/ Hong Kong.

5 To See

5 To See

Hong Kong’s Art Week is in full-swing this weekend. To coincide with the occasion, we highlight ArtisTree’s show examining the work of Zaha Hadid.

Art Dubai: Identity and Revival

Art Dubai: Identity and Revival

If Art Dubai has long been considered to represent the Global South, this year’s 11th edition seemed skewed in favour of art from the Middle East.

Cerebral Reflections

Cerebral Reflections

Bill Viola’s practice transforms our understanding of video as an art form. Mirrors of the Mind, brings together a series of expressive and pioneering works.

Visual Antitheses

Visual Antitheses

Delving into global issues of overpopulation and migration, the work of 12 practitioners is showcased in Prix Pictet: Space at the V&A, London.

EIF: Cultural Exchange

EIF: Cultural Exchange

Edinburgh International Festival celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2017 and will welcome 2,020 artists from 40 nations to perform in Scotland’s capital.

Digital Rendition

Digital Rendition

Joseph Hillier harnesses the possibilities of digital technologies to create a new body of work that questions the digital revolution we are living in.

AIPAD 2017: New Horizons

AIPAD 2017: New Horizons

Catherine Edelman, Director of AIPAD, discusses the rise of the international photography fair and its widespread importance for artists and collectors.

Sensory Stimulation

Sensory Stimulation

Do Ho Suh’s first exhibition at Victoria Miro was a show-stopping example of conceptual installation, communicating beyond mere visual appeal.

Migrating Sculpture

Migrating Sculpture

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s Circle of Animals / Zodiac Heads (2010) comes to Yorkshire Sculpture Park as part of the organisation’s 40th anniversary.

Cross-Cultural Exchanges

Cross-Cultural Exchanges

The fourth edition of the Colombo Biennale, perpetuated its status as an important venue for showcasing strong voices from the Global South.

Resonating Knowledge

Resonating Knowledge

Four renowned artists are brought together by the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in a comprehensive exhibition that reexamines the work of John Latham.

Combining Cultures

Combining Cultures

Award-winning artist Chijia He is known for his portrayals of rural Chinese life. His works are held in public and private collections around the world.

Eliminating Borders

Eliminating Borders

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA welcomes an unprecedented exploration of Latin American art, giving due attention to influential and complex cultures.

Global Commissions

Global Commissions

The NGV Triennial has announced that more than 60 artists from over 30 countries will participate in its inaugural event, to be held this December.

5 To See

5 To See

Photography, identity and popular culture are rife in our 5 To See. We begin with an examination of Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun’s lifelong pursuit of the self-image at the National Portrait Gallery.

Unknown Ecologies

Unknown Ecologies

What is it like to die? This was the point of departure for UK artist duo Rebecca French and Andrew Mottershead’s new work Afterlife at Whitworth Art Gallery.

Unfolding Collage

Unfolding Collage

The Ends of Collage is spread across three platforms, each offering a different perspective from which to review the medium of collage and its legacies.

Politicised Symbols

Politicised Symbols

Flesh tones and bold textures bring a sense of the body into the stripped space of white walls and floor-to-ceiling windows at London’s Parasol Unit.

Conflict Minerals

Conflict Minerals

Arts Catalyst highlights artists’ practices that explore the nature of conflict in relation to the use of the Earth’s geological natural resources.

Asiatic Insights

Asiatic Insights

Art Basel’s fifth Hong Kong edition welcomes 242 galleries to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 23 March to 25 March.

Vibrant Improvisation

Vibrant Improvisation

Experimental musician turned abstract artist, Tatawa (Wei Tan) explores the idea of self-revelation through improvisation in biographical mixed media paintings.

Human Habitat

Human Habitat

The UK’s largest photography festival, FORMAT, will explore the theme of Habitat in 2017. The eight edition of the biennial festival opens 24 March.

Considering Tradition

Considering Tradition

Meng Zhou is deeply engaged in the process of creation, the contested notion of metamorphosis and the becoming of oneself within a social environment.

New Avenues

New Avenues

The four recipients of the BALTIC Artists’ Award are Jose Dávila, Eric N. Mack, Toni Schmale and Shen Xin. Their work will be on show at the gallery in June.

Auto Assimilation

Auto Assimilation

Joachim Koester’s exposition at the Camden Arts Centre, London, shows how the body and mind assimilate with the space and time that they inhabit.

5 To See

5 To See

Moderna Museet stages the first major European retrospective of artist Marina Abramović, and Arnolfini celebrates its former live art events.

Venice Biennale: British Contributions

Venice Biennale: British Contributions

The United Kingdom presents three exhibitions at this year’s Venice Biennale, as the British Council joins forces with sister bodies in Scotland and Wales.

Nature Revisited

Nature Revisited

Houston Center for Photography hosts a new group exhibition, celebrating the practices of six women photographers from across the world.

Pioneering Colour

Pioneering Colour

William Eggleston’s Los Alamos comes to Foam. Comprised of more than 2200 images, the series was originally intended to be published in parts.

Structural Vocabularies

Structural Vocabularies

Stephen Daly has followed an inevitable course towards studio work as a sculptor, using a variety of materials and experiences as inspiration.

International Women’s Day: Exemplary Visions

International Women’s Day: Exemplary Visions

In light of International Women’s Day on 8 March, we have selected 10 inspiring women who have contributed to the wider creative industries.

Visionary World

Visionary World

The 2017 Sony World Photography Awards shortlist has been revealed. This year’s prize garnered a total of 227,000 image submissions from 183 countries.

Connecting Cultures

Connecting Cultures

Examining the balance between tradition and new trends in contemporary society, Olga Lomaka’s Artefacts combines elements of surrealism and pop art.

Fresh Talent

Fresh Talent

The Other Art Fair will be held at Victoria House from 30 March until 2 April. It invites unrepresented artists to showcase their latest projects.

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.

Architectural Masters

Architectural Masters

Architects Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigemand Ramon Vilalta (RCR Arquitectes) have been awarded the 2017 Pritzker Architecture Prize.

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.

VOLTA NY: An International Showcase

VOLTA NY: An International Showcase

With a focus on solo artistic practice, VOLTA NY is dedicated to championing cutting-edge practitioners and rising stars from all over the world.

Visceral Confrontations

Visceral Confrontations

COUM Transmissions at Humber Street Gallery, Hull, proposes an unprecedented exploration of the private thinking and public actions of the collective.

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.

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.

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.

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