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5 to See: This Weekend

From key 20th century events to dialogues between painting and photography, these shows demonstrate the importance of images in history.

Rewritten Futures

What will the future look like? This question forms the blueprint for The Other Side of Now: Foresight in Contemporary Caribbean Art.

Challenging Perceptions

‘Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery: Misbehaving Bodies’ at Wellcome Collection explores representations of chronic illness and experiences of care.

Life in Colour

The 20th century photographer Garry Winogrand was renowned for candid depictions of life in the US. The Brooklyn Museum presents colour work.

Social Commentary

British photographer Martin Parr is widely recognised for a satirical, high-contrast documentation of contemporary British life.

Digital Isolation

Coco Amardeil’s ‘Hello, It’s Me series’ is a searing portrait of adolescence – seen through the cold white glow from phone screens.

5 to See: This Weekend

This weekend’s top picks navigate digital realms, homelands and expansive vistas. Each show is tied to a specific sense of place and time.

Changing Landscapes

Nocturnal Creatures and Whitechapel Gallery showcases the vibrancy and life of East London through sound, video and performance.

Brutalist Restorations

Ernő Goldfinger was integral to British architecture and design, and is commemorated in a forthcoming publication from Historic England.

Language of Commerce

Neon letters. Coca-Cola adverts. Road signs. Since the early 1960s, photographer Lee Friedlander has recorded this urban vernacular.

Neon Evolution

Tokyo-Yokosuka: 1976-1983 is an artefact from the Japanese economic boom, taken while the capital was in technological overdrive.

Pushing Forward

Twelve names have been selected for the eighth cycle of the Prix Pictet, the photography and sustainability this year themed around Hope.

Deconstructing the Spectrum

Magda Kmiecik’s photographs play with the concept of visibility and the spaces in-between. Bricks, tape and paper feature in each considered scenario.

5 to See: This Weekend

Selected shows look at new technologies in photography, science and medicine, documenting economic and environmental realities.

Ethics of Representation

The Capturing the Rainbow exhibition asks how brands can be better LGBTQI+ allies while celebrating UK Queer culture through the ages.

5 to Read: This Month

July’s must-read books span photography and architecture, navigating the cultural significance of changing landscapes across the world.

Art in Conflict

Through art, music and culture, IWM’s Culture Under Attack season, examines how conflict has threatened those that help make life worth living.

Unseen Worlds

The celebrated Dutch cinematographer Robby Müller was recognised for an atmospheric aesthetic. A new show presents unseen Polaroids.

Photography as Reinvention

The 22nd edition of PHotoESPAÑA is arranged around key principles: nationhood, the environment and the next generation of talent.

From Behind the Scenes

The mid-20th century was a time of transformation and innovation. Shunk-Kender photographed events in Paris and New York.

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