Deadpan Humour, Conceptual Art and a Rat

David Shrigley, the man with all the ideas. His work excites, but also outrages, provokes and evokes. David Shrigley is something of an enigma.

Personal Dreams and Social Aspirations

Catherine Yass’s latest exhibition amalgamates social ideals with the awe-inspiring precision of high-wire artist, Didier Pasquette.

Reality Is What You Make It

‘A’ to ‘Z’ Project, at BALTIC, is the latest exhibition from Japanese artist, Yoshitomo Nara, and creative design team, graf.

Pop Art & Mass Culture

Mashups features five of the UK’s most exciting artists, offering an intriguing insight into how a new generation is making sense of mass culture.

Games Theory & Art

Games and Theory explores the radical potential of play as a form of resistance and expression of freedom, examining emotional interaction between people.

Defining the Art of illustration

Illustrative hosts Illustrative 08 in Zurich, Switzerland, an event which plays a critical part in the debate surrounding contemporary visual culture.

Want to See More of Me?

Want to See More of Me? confronts current debates over diversity in the entertainment business and opportunities for ethnic minorities.

Sculpting Identity

In 2008, Korean artist Gwon Osang made his UK debut with Deodorant Type, a thought-provoking exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery.

Showcasing the Country’s Student Art Talent

Housed in Brick Lane’s Old Truman Brewery in London, Free Range 2008 is a showcase dedicated to the best in UK student talent.

Common Humanity

Shirazeh Houshiary’s current exhibition at the Lisson Gallery will be her sixth solo show with Lisson and her first project in their new exhibition space.

Art Loves Fashion & Fashion Loves Art – But Do They Really Get Along?

Art and fashion are intrinsically linked. This attraction and repulsion of the pursuit of commodity, glamour and icons envelops our daily existence.

Twenty Artists With Great Futures In One Exhibition

The Jerwood Contemporary Painters Exhibition highlights 20 emerging artists in one vibrant collection. Each artist exhibits one work, which is concerned with the debate of what painting is.

Nigel Hall

Nigel Hall has redefined his work to articulate a sophisticated understanding of space, and how sculptural object and viewer may occupy it.

The Design Awards

The Design Awards 2008 offers a means for understanding the contemporary world, and demonstrates a huge field of creativity and diversity.

Exploring Ethics, Performance & Authenticity

Double Agent is a group exhibition featuring seven artists who use other people as a medium, raising questions of performance and authorship.

Strangely Familiar

Project Space Leeds hosts this unique exhibition by photographers, Eric Jaquier and Peter Mitchell. Their work illustrates how Leeds has changed since the 1960s.

Unravelling the Myths

In winter 2008, Iniva presented one of the year’s most exciting exhibitions: States of Exchange, looking at the reliability of history in an age of global communication.

From the Modern Economy to Ancient Mythology

Gordon Cheung’s show at the Chinese Arts Centre in Manchester, Death By A Thousand Cuts, highlighted hybrid cultures and the rise of a new superpower.

Against Nature

Against Nature continues the Henry Moore Institute’s ethos to promote the appreciation of sculpture as a pertinent art form with a rich and varied history.

Crossing Boundaries and Reaching New Dimensions

Saturated was the inaugural solo show by Sølve Sundsbø, the first in a new cross-cultural programme at Spring Projects, a new gallery space at at Spring Studios.