Tell Spring Not to Come This Year

Saeed Taji Farouky and Michael McEvoy’s documentary Tell Spring Not to Come This Year follows soldiers from the Afghan National Army during their first year fighting without NATO.

Interview: Liverpool Hope University Art Graduates

Liverpool Hope University’s Department of Fine and Applied Art focuses on exploring visual possibilities. We speak to students on the Fine Art & Design courses about the value of their experience.

Review of Pedro Friedeberg, FIFTY24MX Gallery, Mexico

At 76, Pedro Friedeberg is still producing fresh and mesmerising works that stay true to the artist’s eccentric nature. His latest show Mandril y Alefato is on view at FIFTY24MX’s new gallery space.

Review of Beneath the Surface, Somerset House

Beneath the Surface is a show that asks the audience to do just that and look beyond the apparent reality. This exhibition at Somerset House in London questions the practice of photography.

Cathleen Naundorf: Noah’s Ark, Hamiltons Gallery

Noah’s Ark goes haute couture in Hamiltons’ current exhibition with Paris-based photographer Cathleen Naundorf. Taxidermy animals are propped next to models clothed in iconic fashion designs.

Newcastle University Fine Art Degree Show 2015

The graduating artists at Newcastle University will present their degree show at London’s SCIN Gallery, Old Street from the 23 to 28 June. The exhibition will feature a variety of disciplines.

Interview with Emma Morris, Executive Director, Towner

Towner presents a major exhibition by English artist and photographer Richard Billingham. We speak to Emma Morris, Executive Director and Curator of Panoramic, about the show’s impact.

Laura de Santillana & Alessandro Diaz de Santillana, YSP

Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, presents a collection of works designed by the internationally renowned duo Laura de Santillana and Alessandro Diaz de Santillana until 6 September.

Grayson Perry: Provincial Punk, Turner Contemporary

Turner Contemporary’s exhibition surveys Grayson Perry’s career from his earliest watercolours to his latest architectural project, showing him as an unflinching commentator on society and art.

Review of Petrina Hicks

Petrina Hicks is known for her detailed photographs of subjects in crisp and bemusing environments. Her latest show The Unbearable Lightness of Being is on view at Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney.

Momentum 8: 8th Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art

The 8th Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art explores the idea of Tunnel Vision and presents innovative art in Moss, just outside of Oslo and in which Edvard Munch lived for four years.

Richard Diebenkorn at RA London

Richard Diebenkorn’s retrospective at London’s Royal Academy of Arts spans his entire career without exhausting the visitor. Its three rooms are dedicated to each of the great periods of his oeuvre.

Interview with Tori Rodway

Set up in 2001 by Tamsin O’Hanlon, Free Range is an Old Truman Brewery special project that provides new creative graduates with the opportunity to showcase their work.

The View From Here, Tiwani Contemporary, London

The View From Here showcases work by seven emerging photographers from Africa and its diasporas around the world, some of whom are presenting their work in London for the first time.

Swatch Faces 2015

Swatch has a long history of collaborating with artists at the Venice Biennale. The company is at the forefront of nurturing artists’ practice and exposing their works to a wider audience.

Patricia Cronin, Shrine for Girls, La Biennale di Venezia

Curator Ludovico Pratesi and The Brooklyn Rail Curatorial Projects present Shrine for Girls by New York-based artist Patricia Cronin at the 56th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia.

Paul Strand, Fundación Mapfre, Madrid

The most comprehensive exhibition to explore the work of American artist Paul Strand (1890 – 1976) will be on display at Madrid’s Fundación Mapfre. Strand’s career spans six decades, from the 1910s to the 1960s, and the exhibit will take visitors through his life and work.

Review: Christopher Williams

Christopher Williams’s ascetic aesthetic mode is the subject of a traveling mid-career retrospective, The Production Line of Happiness, on view at Whitechapel Gallery, London, until the end of June.

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Talk with Artist Marcus Lyon

Marcus Lyon, shortlisted artist in this year’s Aesthetica Art Prize, will be at York St Mary’s on Thursday 28 May to discuss his photographic practice, process and involvement in the art world.

Julia Vogl: Tysons Tiles, Tysons, Virginia

Set up by the Arts Council of Fairfax County, from May 18 through to August 3, artist Julia Vogl will begin installing public artworks across Tysons following a community engagement project.