Intimate Narratives

In his latest series, Behind Open Doors, Creedon spent six weeks in Havana studying the complex and dynamic relationships of families.

Gerald McMaster

Gerald McMaster is one of the Artistic Directors of the Biennale of Sydney 2012. Along with his co-curator, Catherine de Zegher, created an event that re-examines wider narratives.

I Myself Have Seen It: Photography and Kiki Smith, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Arizona

I Myself Have Seen It: Photography and Kiki Smith is the product of a decade-long conversation between independent Curator Elizabeth Brown and the artist, examining a little-known body of work.

A Question of Exposure

Tina Chang creates images that transcend their component parts to create a world where fantasy and desire dominate.

Documenting Quiet Spaces

American photographer, Bryan Schutmaat, is concerned with nostalgia and its representation within the context of the landscape of the American west.

Reality in Context

In his series, Fake Holidays, Reiner Riedler traverses the boundaries of place by examining reality within the context of the staged and created.

Maximum Identity Flux

A major Cindy Sherman retrospective opens at MoMA, probing gender and identity politics from all angles.

Recounting the Story of British Design

The first comprehensive exhibition to examine the ways in which UK artists and designers have produced internationally acclaimed works from post-war to the present day, opens at the V&A.

Political & Aesthetic Urgency

Showcasing over 150 works, this major exhibition examines the diversity and complexity of art produced during the tumultuous 1980s, a transformative time for culture and society.

Uncanny & Startlingly Real

Inviting a close examination of artworks based on commonplace objects and situations, Lifelike is an international, multigenerational group exhibition.

Juxtaposing Time & Place

Conversations: Photography from the Bank of America Collection is now on show at the Irish Museum of Modern Art.

Mette Winckelmann, We Have A Body, Den Frie Centre for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen

We Have A Body is a comprehensive solo exhibition by Mette Winckelmann. Winckelmann initiates a dialogue with Den Frie Centre for Contemporary Art’s architecture and history.

United Enemies: The Problem of Sculpture in Britain in the 1960s and 1970s, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds

United Enemies brings with it the spirit of Arte Inglese Oggi – a 1976 British Council show featuring the work of many of the artists included – but concentrates on the complex nature of British sculpture in the 1960s and 1970s.

The Best Features from Aesthetica 2011 – In Pictures

This year the arts have been subject to a double squeeze – big falls in business contributions to the arts coupled with the much documented cuts to funding from the public sector.

Dislocated Flesh, Julien Ottavi; Jenny Pickett, Tenderpixel Gallery, London

Dislocated Flesh features the work of Julien Ottavi and Jenny Pickett. This new body of work stems from their long term collaboration exploring perception, memory and architecture.

Stretching the Physical Limitations of Art, Mark Handforth: Rolling Stop, MOCA, North Miami

Mark Handforth’s (b. 1969) Rolling Stop opened at the Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami, for Art Basel Miami Beach. Curated by MOCA Executive Director Bonnie Clearwater.

The Language of Television, Dara Birnbaum, South London Gallery

The main room of South London Gallery is entirely taken up by Birnbaum’s Arabesque. Before even entering the room, the flowing piano of Robert Schumann’s composition Arabesque Opus 18 reaches out to draw one into the space.

Paloma Varga Weisz, Spirits of my Flesh, Chapter Gallery

Taking its place in Chapter’s 2011 roll call directly after Resident, WITH Collective’s über-conceptual Autumn show, Paloma Varga Weisz’s solo outing at the Cardiff gallery is a difficult one to approach.

A Peep Through The Looking Glass, Alice in Wonderland, Tate Liverpool

Since their original publication in 1865, Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass have had an unprecedented influence on the visual arts.

Things Which Come Together; Then Fall Apart, Martin Boyce Wins The Turner Prize 2011

When Mario Testino announced Glasgow-based Martin Boyce as the winner of this year’s Turner Prize at the Baltic last Monday night, he accepted the award with modesty to the point of bashfulness.