kehinde wiley at saint louis art museum, missouri, USA
'deborah roberts: the evolution of mimi' at spelman college museum of fine art, atlanta, georgia, USA
rivane neuenschwander ‘allegory of fear’ at nc-arte, bogotá, colombia
kendell geers in 'bric-à-brac – the jumble of growth’ at the national gallery, rome, italy
juan araujo in ‘an american city’ at front international: cleveland triennial for contemporary art, cleveland, ohio, USA
kehinde wiley in 'michael jackson: on the wall’ at national portrait gallery, london, UK
stephan balkenhol at kunsthalle emden, emden. germany
kendell geers in 'road to justice' at maxxi, rome, italy
Addressing the wounds and the violence present in African society, 'Road to Justice' features nine artists who tackle the search for possible solutions. Amongst them, South African artist Kendell Geers is a powerful contribution to the exhibition.
‘david shrigley: laughterhouse’ at deste foundation project space, hydra, greece
andreas eriksson in ‘monkey and waterfall – pictures of our climate’ at sara hilden museum, tampere, finland
'luiz zerbini: intuitive ratio' at south london gallery, UK
rivane neuenschwander in 'take me (i'm yours)’ at villa medici, the french academy in rome, italy
channing hansen in ‘inherent structure’ at wexner center for the arts, ohio, USA
david shrigley guest director at brighton festival 2018
Andrew Comben, Chief Executive of Brighton Festival says: "Like Brighton Festival, David Shrigley's work is for everyone. Both powerful and funny, his work manages to navigate ‘high' and ‘low' art and speak to an incredibly wide audience."
art now: lisa brice at tate britain, london
In this presentation Brice expands her recent use of a near single colour palette to include dynamic reds and deep greens to create large-scale paintings which address the art-historical tradition of the female nude.
kehinde wiley's 'ship of fools' acquired by royal museums greenwich, london
kehinde wiley named in the 2018 time 100
TIME editors have said of the list in the past, "The TIME 100 is a list of the world's most influential men and women, not its most powerful, though those are not mutually exclusive terms. While power is certain, influence is subtle. As much as this exercise chronicles the achievements of the past year, we also focus on figures whose influence is likely to grow, so we can look around the corner to see what is coming."
'claire barclay: deep spoils’ at mission gallery, swansea, wales
mamma andersson nominated for the daniel and florence guerlain drawing prize
kehinde wiley at skirball cultural centre, selections from the world stage: israel
luiz zerbini in ‘dreaming awake’ at marres – maastricht, the netherlands
deborah roberts in 'reclamation! pan-african works from the beth rudin dewoody collection’ at taubman museum of art, roanake, virginia, USA
thomas hirschhorn wins the swiss grand award for art / prix meret oppenheim
rivane neuenschwander in 'visions of the earth / the planned world’ at banco santander foundation, madrid, spain
the smithsonian's national portrait gallery unveils official portrait of president barack obama by kehinde wiley
juan araujo in copy, translate, repeat: contemporary art from the colección patricia phelps de cisneros at 205 hudson gallery, new york
stained glass windows by kehinde wiley at bozar centre for fine arts, brussels, belgium
melvin edwards in ‘soul of a nation’ at crystal bridges museum of american art, bentonville, arkansas, USA
david shrigley in ‘sweat & tears’ at animationsfilmfest, frankfurt, germany
Initiated by the Saasfee* Pavilion in Frankfurt, it includes an animation by David Shrigley whose digital animations demonstrate what the artist calls ‘the economy of telling stories', delivering a deftly crafted mix of dark and light through the simplest of forms.