The World in London at Victoria Park and Park House, London

The World in London is a major show for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games. Initiated by TPG, the project set out to commission 204 photographic portraits of 204 Londoners.

Tino Sehgal: These Associations, Tate

Many of the works produced for the Tate’s Turbine Hall commission, The Unilever Series, have considered and contributed to this setting, not least Olafur Eliasson’s famous The Weather Project.

Everything’s Alright Forever at Paradise Row, London

The works collected here have in common the aesthetic expression of the ineffable. This is explored through the tension between surface and depth. Six artists are represented here from four countries.

Aesthetica Art Prize: Three Dimensional Design & Sculpture

As a celebration of excellence in art from across the world, the Aesthetica Art Prize welcomes entries from artists working in all mediums. Artists may submit their work into any one of the four categories.

Jarman Award Shortlist Announced

The shortlist for the 2012 Film London Jarman Award, selected from a record number of artists entries nominated by experts across the UK contemporary arts sector, has been announced.

Laura Belém: The Temple of a Thousand Bells, York St.Mary’s

Originally commissioned for the 10th Liverpool Biennial, Brazilian artist Laura Belém’s evocative and poignant installation, The Temple of a Thousand Bells, has been rehung at York St Mary’s.

The Quay Brothers, MoMA, New York

With such a title as On Deciphering the Pharmacist’s Prescription for Lip-Reading Puppets, the diverse nature of this exhibition will come as no surprise.

This is London, Shizaru Gallery, London

As the international community flocks to London for the Olympic Games, Shizaru is delighted to host THIS IS LONDON, an exhibition featuring a cross section of contemporary art from London.

Phantasmagoria: Photographs by Marco Sanges, Proud Camden

Marco Sanges’ black and white photography is influenced by the sequential nature of cinema, in particular the black and white films of the silent era. His photographs are created in sequence.

Uncommon Ground at Flowers Gallery, London

Uncommon Ground is an exploration of environmental interventions in photography. It obscures the intersection between photographs of observed reality and artistically altered reality.

The Tanks: Art in Action at Tate Modern, London

Upon descending the grey, scarred slope of the Turbine Hall, a new and unfamiliar opening in the wall reveals itself to the right. This is the entrance to a previously hidden set of underground chambers.

Misrepresentation, Mistake and Non-Disclosure at 33 Hoxton Square

Misrepresentation, Mistake and Non-Disclosure unites the works of five Mexican artists; Stefan Brüggemann, José Davila, Gonzalo Lebrija, Jorge Méndez Blake, and Tercerunquinto.

Boyd & Evans: VIEWS at Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

Boyd and Evans’ retrospective VIEWS is the latest exhibition to take over Ikon. Boyd and Evans have been working together for 40 years and have concluded from this a dynamic and intriguing show.

The Crash of Ruin Fitfully Resounds at Luis De Jesus, Los Angeles

Curated by Carole Ann Klonarides, the title of this exhibition is borrowed from Wordsworth’s poem Descriptive Sketches, a work which was written during the aftermath of the French Revolution.

Interview with Julian Stair on his new exhibition at MIMA

One of the world’s most acclaimed potters, Julian Stair’s work is well know for its subtle palette of greys, reds and white, as well as its variety of scale; from domestic to monumental.

The Fourth Height & Urs Bigler: The Crown at Erarta Galleries, London

Founded in Moscow in 1992, The Fourth Height are best known for their performative work that reflects mass culture through irony and fantasy and address post-war feminist issues. The Crown opens 20 July.

Evelyne Axell: The Great Journey into Space at Broadway 1602, New York

The Great Journey into Space is the second solo exhibition by Evelyne Axell at Broadway 1602. Axell was already an acclaimed actress and screenwriter before turning her attention to painting.

Interview with S1 Artspace Artist Resident Keith Wilson

Sculptor Keith Wilson is about to commence his two month residency at S1 Artspace, where he will be utilising the gallery as both a discussion space, working studio and display space.

Janet Cardiff: The Forty-Part Motet at BALTIC, Gateshead

Janet Cardiff understands intuitively a cardinal aesthetic principle – that less is more. She notes the virtues of a spartan layout that emphasises the nuances of a score over invasive ephemera.

VIP Photo

The world’s first online art fair is back with a new edition, VIP Photo. The event aims to represent a selection of photography reflecting the best in modern and contemporary art from leading galleries.