Denzil Forrester, 'Itchin & Scratchin' travels from Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham to Spike Island, Bristol, UK

8 February 2020
Nottingham Contemporary presents a selection of paintings and works on paper by Denzil Forrester in his largest institutional exhibition to date. Titled Itchin & Scratchin, the show spans Forrester's engagement with the dimly lit dancehalls of 1980s East London to the present-day open-air clubs of Jamaica. The exhibition travels to Spike Island, Bristol in July 2020. 

Yinka Shonibare CBE is included in 'Radical Revisionists' at Moody Center for the Arts, Rice University, Texas, USA

24 January 2020
Radical Revisionists: Contemporary African Artists Confronting Past and Present is a group exhibition at Moody Center for the Arts, Rice University, Texas. The show brings together artists from Africa and the diaspora to explore ideas of race, representation and colonial history.

Denzil Forrester, Study Day and In Conversation at Chelsea College of Arts, London, UK

15 January 2020
This Study Day is a partnership between Art on the Underground and Iniva that aims to generate new readings of Denzil Forrester's work, invite personal responses and inspire continuing dialogue. The event will take place at Chelsea College of Arts, London on Wednesday 15 January 2020.

'Justice for All' by Yinka Shonibare CBE goes on display at Arts House, Singapore

13 January 2020
Inspired by the architecture and history of The Chamber at Arts House, Singapore, British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare CBE, RA creates a new site-specific installation, titled 'Justice for All'. The installation is presented by Asian Art Institutum, together with Arts House and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London.

Rivane Neuenschwander is included in 'Water' at Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland, Australia

7 December 2019
Water is a group exhibition at Queensland's Gallery of Modern Art that explores this vital element that sustains life on Earth. Bringing together work by Australian and international artists, the exhibition aims to spark conversations about the environmental and social challenges that we face today.

Yinka Shonibare CBE is included in 'Counter Acts' at University of the Arts, London, UK

29 November 2019
Counter Acts is a group exhibition at University of the Arts, London that explores the remarkable relationship between University and the prestigious Turner Prize. Artists included in the exhibition include previous winners and nominees who studied or taught at the University, alongside emerging graduates.

Tonico Lemos Auad curates 'Barefoot' at Large Glass, London, UK

28 November 2019
Tonico Lemos Auad curates a group exhibition, Barefoot at Large Glass, London, UK. The exhibition features artists including: Lorena Ancona, Matthew Lutz-Kinoy, Nao Matsunaga, Tiago Mestre, Anna-Bella Papp.

David Shrigley is included in the group exhibition, 'Lines from Scotland', touring from St Andrews Museum, Fife, Scotland

9 November 2019
Lines from Scotland is a touring group exhibition that explores Scottish art through the work of three generations of Scottish artists. The show brings together work in a wide variety of media including animation, botanical drawing, landscape, portraiture and product design to reveal the diversity and constant evolution of the visual arts in Scotland. 

Thomas Hirschhorn features in 'Theater of Operations: The Gulf Wars 1991–2011' at MoMA PS1, New York, USA

3 November 2019
MoMA PS1 presents a large-scale group exhibition examining the legacies of American-led military engagement in Iraq. While brief, the 1991 Gulf War marked the start of a lengthy period of military involvement in the country that led to more than a decade of sanctions and the 2003 Iraq War. Though the Iraq War officially ended in 2011, artists have continued to examine these conflicts and their ongoing impacts.

Deborah Roberts is selected for 'The Outwin 2019: American Portraiture Today' at National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C., USA

26 October 2019
The Outwin 2019: American Portraiture Today features work by nearly 50 finalists of National Portrait Gallery's latest Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition. The exhibition encompasses a wide range of media including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, installation and performance. Deborah Roberts' recent collage '80 Days (Nessun Dorma Series)' is amongst the works selected for inclusion.

Yinka Shonibare CBE is included in 'When Home Won't Let You Stay: Migration through Contemporary Art' at ICA Boston, USA

23 October 2019
When Home Won't Let You Stay: Migration through Contemporary Art is a group exhibition at Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, USA. The exhibition borrows its title from a poem by Warsan Shire, a Somali-British poet who gives voice to the experiences of refugees. Bringing together the work of twenty artists from around the globe, the show considers how contemporary artists are responding to the migration, immigration, and displacement of peoples today.

Claire Barclay is included in 'From narrow provinces' at Cample Line, Nithsdale, Scotland, UK

12 October 2019
From narrow provinces is a group exhibition at Cample Line, Scotland, UK. The exhibition brings together artists whose work lies within the junctures between painting and textiles, sculpture and architecture. The relief print series 'Unearthing 1–6' by Claire Barclay is included in the exhibition. 

Napoleonic paintings by Kehinde Wiley and Jacques-Louis David to be united at the former residence of the French Emperor, Château de Malmaison, Paris, France

9 October 2019
Jacques-Louis David's celebrated 19th-century portrait of Napoleon on horseback will be shown alongside Kehinde Wiley's dramatic homage to the painting for the first time this autumn. Both works go on display at Château de Malmaison in western Paris, formerly Napoleon Bonaparte's private estate, and will travel to Brooklyn Museum, New York in January 2020.

Thomas Hirschhorn is included in ‘Atlas. Cartography of the gift’ at Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland.

5 October 2019
The inaugural exhibition of Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland, Atlas. Cartography of the gift presents works from the Collection over almost 3,200m2 of the Museum exhibition space. Presenting the rich collections of the Museum for the first time, the exhibition composes its own atlas, mapping the relationships between works of different eras and formal or conceptual approaches.

Channing Hansen is included in 'Thread.' at Long Beach Museum of Art, California, USA

4 October 2019
Thread. is a unique group exhibition at Long Beach Museum of Art, California that brings together work by contemporary artists who push the boundaries of the textile medium. Redefining the dialogue between tradition and contemporary styles and methods, the exhibition reveals the endless potential of textiles as a form of artistic expression.

Melvin Edwards in 'Generations: A History of Black Abstract Art' at Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland, USA

29 September 2019
Generations: A History of Black Abstract Art is a group exhibition at Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland, presented in collaboration with Helis Foundation, Louisiana and Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Louisiana. The exhibition offers a new perspective on the contribution made by black artists to visual art since the 1940s.

Melvin Edwards: 'Crossroads' at Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland, USA

29 September 2019
Crossroads is a solo exhibition by Melvin Edwards at Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland. The exhibition charts Edwards' engagement with Africa and highlights the importance of the continent to the development of American art.

Tomasello and Espinosa. Around the Square at Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Buenos Aires (MACBA), Buenos Aires, Argentina.

20 September 2019
Tomasello and Espinosa. Around the Square is a two-person exhibition at Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Buenos Aires (MACBA), Buenos Aires, Argentina. The exhibition brings together for the first time works by Argentine artists Manuel Espinosa (1912 - 2006) and Luis Tomasello (1915 - 2014).

Denzil Forrester is commissioned by TFL for Brixton Underground Station, London, UK

19 September 2019

Art on the Underground have commissioned Grenada-born, British artist Denzil Forrester to create a large-scale public artwork, currently on view until September 2020. Forrester is the third commission in a new series at Brixton, following on from Njideka Akunyili Crosby in 2018 and Aliza Nisenbaum in 2019. The programme selects artists to respond to the diverse narratives of the murals from the 1980s, the rapid development of the area and the wider social and political history of mural making.

Melvin Edwards is included in ‘Walking Through Walls', a group exhibition at Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany,

12 September 2019
Walking Through Walls is a group exhibition that marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Featuring 28 contemporary artists, the exhibition takes the momentous events of 1989 as a starting point to consider the present. On view until 19 January 2020, the exhibition explores the "walls in the mind", the barriers that prevent us understanding each other and making progress.

David Shrigley is included in 'Playmode' at MAAT, Lisbon, Portugal

11 September 2019
Playmode is a group exhibition at MAAT, Lisbon, which explores the connection between art and play as methods to promote new ways of seeing. The exhibition brings together artists including Brad Downey, Gabriel Orozco and Ana Vieira who employ games and play for evasion, subversion, criticism, and transformation.

Melvin Edwards in 'LA Blacksmith' at California African American Museum, California, USA

10 September 2019
LA Blacksmith is a group exhibition at California African American Museum, California, USA, curated by Jill Moniz. Black artists in Los Angeles have worked with metal for decades, exploring its historic and symbolic significance and for a wide variety of sociocultural, political, and practical considerations. LA Blacksmith highlights this rich tradition by combining historic metalsmithing with works of contemporary art.

Thomas Hirschhorn is included in ‘Age of You’ at MOCA Toronto, Canada

5 September 2019
Age of You is a group exhibition at MOCA Toronto, Canada curated by Shumon Basar, Douglas Coupland and Hans Ulrich Obrist. The exhibition explores how ideas of selfhood have become more extreme and what it means to be an individual today. With graphic design by Daly & Lyon and over 70 visual contributions from the worlds of art, the exhibition covers fields as diverse as sculpture, design, fashion, filmmaking and photography to performance and electronic music.

Channing Hansen is included in 'Black and White' at Frederick R. Weisman Museum, Pepperdine University, California, USA

27 August 2019
Black and White is a group exhibition at Frederick R. Weisman Museum, Pepperdine University, California, USA. United by the common theme of black and white, the exhibition includes works by James Drake, John Baldessari, and knitted paintings hanging in wooden frames by Channing Hansen.

Kehinde Wiley in 'Michael Jackson: On the Wall' touring to Espoo Museum of Modern Art (EMMA), Espoo, Finland

21 August 2019
Michael Jackson: On the Wall travels to EMMA this Autumn. The exhibition explores Jackson's career and presents almost 100 artworks to show how the singer inspired some of the leading names in contemporary art.

Yinka Shonibare CBE features in ‘Magdalene Odundo: The Journey of Things’, touring to Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich, UK

3 August 2019
Touring exhibition Magdalene Odundo: The Journey of Things brings together over 50 of Odundo's vessels alongside a selection of historic and contemporary objects. Curated by the artist, the exhibition reveals the vast array of references from around the globe that have informed the development of her distinctive work. 'Jane Morris' by Yinka Shonibare CBE is included in the exhibition.

'Hazmat Love' (2016) by Tom Friedman goes on display at Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Connecticut, USA

25 May 2019
‘Hazmat Love' (2016) by Tom Friedman is currently on display at the entrance of Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Connecticut. The sculpture embodies Tom Friedman's unparalleled technical craftsmanship and unique creative philosophy. The work depicts two figures, clasping hands and engaged in what could be a dance, embrace or greeting. The artist describes the scene as a ‘dystopian romance - love in a toxic environment'. 

Thomas Hirschhorn in ‘Hybrid Sculpture: Contemporary Sculpture of the collection of the Stedelijk Museum’, at Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

23 March 2019
With more than twenty works by nineteen artists on display, ‘Hybrid sculpture' reveals how much sculpture has changed in the past three decades. Opposing classical rules, these artists reject notions of ‘pure' sculpture to create ‘hybrid' sculptures that combine performance, video art, and design.

Ilona Keserü and Anne Truitt in 'Epic Abstraction: Pollock to Herrera' at The Met Fifth Avenue, New York, USA

17 December 2018
Featuring work from the 1940s to the present day, 'Epic Abstraction: Pollock to Herrera' explores large-scale abstract painting, sculpture and assemblage. Iconic pieces from The Met collection are shown in conversation with works by international artists such as Ilona Keserü and Anne Truitt.

Tom Friedman in 'Mad World' at Marciano Art Foundation, Los Angeles, USA

20 November 2018
Bringing together exemplary works from the Marciano Collection, 'Mad World' exhibits the rampant absurdities of contemporary life. With several works that reflect on childhood and the cycle of life, the show aims to encourage consideration of the future - of what may or may not be a likely, or desirable, trajectory. Hand in hand with this theme is the notion of identity which, examined through innovative portraiture, highlights the unknown and unpredictable in ourselves and others. Ideas of how

Deborah Roberts in 'Constructing Identity in America' (1766-2017) at the Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey, USA

1 September 2018
‘Constructing Identity in America' featuring Deborah Roberts is a group show displaying works from the permanent collection of Montclair Art Museum. With works produced since America's birth in 1776 to the present day, the show addresses and analyses the evolution of American identity across time.