Stuart Semple

Semple is known for his wry social commentary through his colour injected works. In 2010, he opened his new show, The Happy House, at Morton Metropolis.

Marina Abramović

Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present is the first major retrospective of the groundbreaking performance artist, which opened in spring 2010 at MoMA.

Non-Conformist Soviet Art from the 1980s

Glasnost, a new show opened at Haunch of Venison which looked at how artists challenged the social and political in the 1980s, and the legacies that remain today.

MAX MARA ART PRIZE FOR WOMEN IN COLLABORATION WITH THE WHITECHAPEL 2010 WINNER ANNOUNCED

Andrea Büttner (b. 1972, Germany) was announced as the winner of the Max Mara Art Prize for Women last night. Büttner lives and works in…

Final Weeks of the Marcus Coates Show at Milton Keynes Gallery

Marcus Coates’ new show Psychopomp, which open at Milton Keynes Gallery in January has been picked up several plaudits along the way with Richard Dorment…

Jenny Holzer at BALTIC opens today

A major new exhibition of work by Jenny Holzer opens today in Gateshead at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art. The exhibition, in one word, is…

¡México! Festival at BOZAR

In 2010 Mexico celebrates a double anniversary: the bicentenary of its independence and the centenary of its revolution. The occasion is being marked by festivities…

Kenneth Anger opening at Sprüth Magers London

Sprüth Magers is one of my favourite galleries. Their programming is cutting-edge and contemporary, while encouraging the beat of current debate in the art world…

Identity Formation & Social History

One of Pakistan’s most exciting and engaging artists opened her new show, Karachi Series, at Green Cardamom.

Manifestations of the Design Art Movement

Walls Are Talking at the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester saw a major survey into design aesthetics through the unexpected medium of wallpaper.

Peter Kardia

Peter Kardia was instrumental in his experimental teaching methodologies of the 1960s. In the show, From Floor to Sky at Ambika P3, 28 artists show their work juxtaposed from the past to the present.

The New Generation of British Fashion Photographers

Through its implicit and explicit nature, fashion photography is reaching new heights. A new wave of artists exhibits the ultimate 21st century narrative.

Pavel Bϋchler wins Northern Art Prize

The winner of the Northern Arts Prize 2010 has been announced as Pavel Bϋchler. Work by the five short listed artists was judged yesterday by…

London Art Fair 2010

The London Art Fair, now in its 22nd year, opens next week, as the art world gears up for another exciting week of contemporary art…

ANN-MARIE JAMES | DANSE MACABRE

Having open on 10th December at First Floor Project in London, Anne-Marie James’ first solo show, Danse Macabre embraces the idea of restriction, both conceptually…

Art in the Computer Age

New forms transcend the boundaries of the organic and the artificial, addressing unique issues of intimacy and interaction in the computer age.

The Spectacle of the Everyday

With 70 artists and respected curator Hou Hanru at the helm, Biennale de Lyon’s 10th show has enough art and energy to connect to a global audience.

A Fusion of Text & Images

With Barbara Kruger showcasing her early work at Sprüth Magers, questions about the cultures of consumerism have rarely been so incisive or timely.

The Imagination of Tim Burton at MoMA

A massive retrospective bringing together hundreds of artworks and film-related objects tracing the trajectory of Tim Burton’s creative imagination.

First permanent artwork for London Underground since 1984

Full Circle by Knut Henrik Henriksen (b 1970, Oslo) was unveiled today in King’s Cross St. Pancras Underground Station. This is the first permanent artwork…