Cultural Interfaces

Exploring the boundaries between image and meaning, the 14th PHotoEspaña festival takes place in Madrid, Lisbon, Cuenca, and Alcalá de Henares.

Commissioning Art History

Celebrating 20 years of unparalleled new and innovative work, Artangel shows new work at 2011’s Manchester International Festival and a retrospective too.

Transgressing Conventional Boundaries

Kunsthalle Mannheim celebrates Bruce Nauman’s 70th birthday with a retrospective examining the artist’s fascinating body of work.

Technological Expressionism

A new exhibition Pro Tools by digital artist Cory Arcangel at the Whitney explores the relationship between cultural production and digital technology.

The Battle of Opposites

30 artists are presented in the first large-scale exhibition of works from the collection of Dimitris Daskalopoulos.

Factory Girl

Jason Schembri is a photographer from Sydney, with a strong interest in portrait and fashion photography. In Factory Girl, he critiques society’s obsession with unrealistic expectations of beauty.

Thoughtless Gestures + Obsessive Beauty: Scotland + Venice present Karla Black, Venice Biennale

Taking place across a six-month period, from June to November, this year’s Biennale di Venezia seeks to understand the significance of art in a globalised…

Dipping a toe into Narcissus’s pool: Narcissus Reflected, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Review by Colin Herd The Greek myth of Narcissus has captivated Western civilization for centuries: an exceptionally beautiful, though proud and precious youth disdains all…

Humanity’s Unspoken Rhetoric: rAndom International, Wellcome Collection, London.

Review by Sarah Richter, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond the American International University in London. Decorating Euston Road in the…

A Pictorial Stream of Consciousness: Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Sprüth Magers, London.

Review by Jessica Jones-Berney As I follow the row of Philip-Lorca diCorcia Polaroids lined up against the otherwise sparse white walls of Sprüth Magers, it…

Spatial Form in Social and Aesthetic Processes: Concrete Geometries, AA, London.

Review by Nathan Breeze Concrete Geometries is an ongoing research initiative at the Architectural Association directed by Marianne Mueller and Olaf Kneer. Derived from ‘Concrete…

Journeys & Location: Frank Bowling RA, ROLLO Contemporary Art, London.

Review by Emily Sack, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond the American International University in London. Six years after being elected…

New Connections Within The Polyphonic Whole: Janet Cardiff, Fabrica Gallery, Brighton

Review by Amy Knight Sound has, perhaps more than any other sensory stimulation, a transcendental power that can immerse the listener in an all-encompassing awareness…

Sam Knowles, Fearful Sphere, at Simon Oldfield Gallery, London

Sam Knowles’ first solo exhibition, Fearful Sphere opens tonight in London. Knowles’ (b.1983) practice deals with metaphysical concerns, and the notion that the world…

Ian Hamilton Finlay | Definitions at Victoria Miro, London

By Sarah Richter, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond the American International University in London. Ian Hamilton Finlay’s show currently at…

Vija Celmins, Television and Disaster (1964 – 1966), LACMA, LA.

Review by Jareh Das Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents an intimate exhibition of Vija Celmins works, focusing on the artist’s time in Los…

The Wider Narratives of the Middle East: Rabih Mroué, The People Are Demanding, Iniva, London.

Review by Jareh Das Lebanese artist, theatre director, playwright and actor, Rabih Mroué presents his first UK solo show at iniva which centres around ongoing…

Predominantly Political Art? Peter Kennard, At Earth, Raven Row, London

Review by Kara Magid, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond, The American International University in London. Painters George Shaw and Karla…

Contemporary Lighting Design: WOKA, Vienna

WOKA was born in 1900, they produce handmade reproductions of exclusive lighting-fixtures from the early 20th century. Handmade in Vienna, with original tools using the…

Francis Alÿs: A Story of Deception, MoMA, New York.

Francis Alÿs: A Story of Deception at The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 opens on 8 May, drawing upon MoMA’s unique and important…