yinka shonibare MBE in ‘from life’ at the royal academy, london

11 December 2017
In this exhibition The Royal Academy asks what it means to make art from life, and how the practice is evolving as technology opens up new ways of making and seeing. New interactive work by Yinka Shonibare will be on display in the Tennant Gallery, offering a glimpse of possible future applications of virtual reality. Through this, and other works, we see how emerging technologies such as HTC Vive and Tilt Brush by Google are pres...

paul mcdevitt ‘modern furnishings’ at smac, berlin, germany

8 December 2017
'Modern Furnishings' focuses on two large repeat patterns, silkscreened onto raw cotton. The imagery is sourced from the artist's studio and immediate surroundings, including a pad of note paper, and bike locks abandoned on a lamppost outside. Digitally these designs could be expanded immeasurably, whereas McDevitt is more interested in exploring what it's like to make something by hand. In doing so the works take on their own characte...

rivane neuenschwander in ‘art and space’ at guggenheim bilbao, spain

5 December 2017
This exhibition presents more than 100 works by international artists and offers a reinterpretation of the history of abstraction in the past six decades. The point of departure of 'Art and Space' is the collaboration between Basque sculptor Eduardo Chillida and German philosopher Martin Heidegger in 1969, which resulted in the publication of an artist book whose title inspired that of this exhibition.

‘in the tower: anne truitt’ at national gallery of art, washington, USA

19 November 2017
Anne Truitt was one of the leading figures associated with minimalism and was unique in remaining a traditional studio artist. Where artists such as Donald Judd (1928-1994) and Carl Andre (b.1935) abandoned the studio and enlisted industrial fabrication and materials, Truitt painted and sanded her wood sculptures by hand. While many minimalists favoured neutral tones, Truitt, in order to suffuse her work with memory and fe...

wayne gonzales and rivane neuenschwander in prospect 4 triennial, new orleans, USA

18 November 2017
Wayne Gonzales and Rivane Neuenschwander are in Prospect.4, the New Orleans triennial of contemporary art.

claire barclay in 'women to watch: heavy metal' by UK friends of nmwa at phillips, london, UK

14 November 2017
Claire Barclay is in 'Women to Watch UK: Metal', alongside Sara Barker, Rana Begum and Alison Wilding in an exhibition which explores the diverse approaches to the physical properties and expressive possibilities of metal by women artists working today. It will include Barclay's site-specific installation ‘Untitled', 2005.

melvin edwards | festivals, funerals, and new life at bell gallery, brown university, rhode island

11 November 2017
New and recent work by African-American sculptor Melvin Edwards is on display at David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. The presentation reflects the artist's engagement with histories of race, labour, violence, and African Diaspora.

juan araujo special commission for anozero: biennial of coimbra, portugal

11 November 2017
A new series of paintings by Juan Araujo titled 'Taxidermy of representation and other stories about Jorge Molder' have been specially conceived for the second edition of the Coimbra Biennial. The works are created from reproductions of photographs in books about the renowned Portuguese writer and photographer Jorge Molder.

melvin edwards in 'the long run' at the museum of modern art, new york

11 November 2017
'The Long Run' featuring a selection of Melvin Edwards 'Lynch Fragments' is currently on view at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, which chronicles the continued experimentation of artists long after their breakthrough moments.
11 November 2017 - 4 November 2018

The Long Run | MoMA


andreas eriksson with major public commission at nya karolinska solna hospital, stockholm, sweden

20 October 2017
Andreas Eriksson worked for two years on a large-scale painting 'The Quarry', 2017, for the main entrance of the Nya Karolinska Solna Hospital, where the work is now installed.

Eriksson's main source of inspiration is landscape and nature. Through the classic technique of oil painting on canvas, his idea is to introduce a humanistic and poetic dimension into the highly technological hospital environmen...

premiere of 'narrenschiff' at the british film institute on london's southbank

18 October 2017
Kehinde Wiley's new film 'Narrenschiff' will premiere at the British Film Institute on London's Southbank on Wednesday 22 November, 8:35pm

The film will be installed for the duration of the artist's second exhibition at Stephen Friedman Gallery from 24 November 2017 - 27 January.

'david shrigley: lose your mind' travels to art tower mito, tokyo, japan

14 October 2017
David Shrigley's major British Council touring exhibition 'Lose Your Mind' opens in Tokyo having travelled from: Centre For Contemporary Art in Christchurch, New Zealand; Storage by Hyundai Card in Seoul, Korea; The Museum of Contemporary Art in Santiago, Chile; and the Instituto-Cultural-Cabañas in Guadalajara, Mexico where it originally opened in November 2015.

kendell geers in ‘how to say it the way it is!’ at rua red gallery, dublin, ireland

7 October 2017
‘How to say it the way it is!' provides an alternative narrative to the current political status quo - one of defiance, resistance and disorder - from some of the most influential socially and politically engaged contemporary artists.

kendell geers in ‘oh good days!’ at biennale 9, ottignies-louvain-la-neve, belgium

6 October 2017
International and Belgian artists share their unique visions of the contemporary world for the ironically titled ‘Oh good days!', Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve's ninth contemporary art biennial.

kendell geers in ’superdemocracy’ at bozar in brussels, belgium

1 October 2017
Kendell Geers has work included in 'Superdemocracy', an exhibition set up over three spaces to establish a dialogue with the Belgian Senate. Alongside BOZAR in Brussels, works go display at BPS22 in Charleroi and HKA in Antwerp to provide a cultural dimension to the Senate's current issues.

melvin edwards in 'solidary & solitary' at ogden museum of southern art in new orleans, louisiana, USA

30 September 2017
'Solidary & Solitary', from the Joyner/Giuffrida collection, tells the history of art by African-American artists from the 1940s to the present moment.

yinka shonibare MBE in conversation with alastair sooke at chatsworth house, derbyshire, UK

23 September 2017
Yinka Shonibare MBE will be in conversation with art critic and broadcaster Alastair Sooke as part of Art Out Loud at Chatsworth House.

2.30pm-3.30pm, South Lawn

rivane neuenschwander in 'floating worlds' at biennale de lyon, lyon, france

20 September 2017
'Floating Worlds' is the second chapter of a trilogy around the word "modern". It was with this word that Thierry Raspail, Artistic Director of the Biennale de Lyon, invited Emma Lavigne, director of the Center Pompidou-Metz, to curate the 14th edition.

tom friedman's 'looking up' installed outside st. louis center and planetarium, missouri, USA

20 September 2017
Tom Friedman's dazzling 33 feet-tall stainless steel figure 'Looking Up' goes on permanent display outside the Science Center and Planetarium in St. Louis, the city where the artist originates from.

kendell geers, yinka shonibare MBE and kehinde wiley in the launch of zeitz mocaa, cape town, south africa

15 September 2017
Kendell Geers' 'Hanging Piece' (1993) goes on display for the launch of Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, the first major contemporary art museum in Africa. The inaugural exhibition also includes Yinka Shonibare MBE's film 'Addio del Passato' (2011), alongside work by Kehinde Wiley.

deborah roberts in ‘fictions’ at studio museum of harlem, new york, new york, USA

14 September 2017
Fictions is a survey of recent work by nineteen emerging artists of African descent who live and work across the United States. The works in Fictions investigate questions at the core of The Studio Museum in Harlem's mission to be the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally and internationally, and for work inspired by black culture. They draw inspiration from diverse sources-such as everyday objects, childhood memories, current and historic events, and the body-often creating parallel or alternate narratives that complicate fact, fiction and memory.

rivane neuenschwander in 'how to read el pato pascual: disney's latin america and latin america's disney' at schindler house, los angeles, USA

9 September 2017
'How to Read El Pato Pascual: Disney's Latin America and Latin America's Disney' is an exhibition of over 150 works by 48 Latin American artists who investigate and challenge nearly one hundred years of cultural influence between Latin America and Disney.

david shrigley at the folkstone triennial 2017, folkstone, kent, UK

2 September 2017
David Shrigley is one of the commissioned artists at the fourth edition of the Folkestone Triennial. The curator Lewis Biggs invites artists to respond to the theme of double edge, described as a further inquiry into "sense of place" first explored in the 2014 Triennial.

thomas hirschhorn in 'pixel collage' as part of the 40 year anniversary, fotogalleriet, oslo, norway

1 September 2017
Thomas Hirschhorn's 'Pixel-Collage' is the third exhibition of Fotogalleriet's anniversary year programme which reflects on its own existence with a series of exhibitions mapping the different ways in which photography is deployed.

rivane neuenschwander in 'past/ future/ present: contemporary brazilian art from the museum of modern art, são paulo', brazil

1 September 2017
This exhibition is a singular opportunity for American audiences to experience an in-depth look at the practice of Brazilian artists now recognised as the pioneers of their generation. The diversity of their proposals illustrates that contemporary Brazilian art cannot be defined by a single "ism" or contained within any one category.

yinka shonibare MBE in 'colonial stories' at gl holtegaard, holte, denmark

25 August 2017
This exhibition marks the centenary of the end of the Danish colonies in the West Indies, exploring the history through artworks, cultural artefacts, and contemporary art from Denmark and abroad. It will include ‘Little Rich Girls' and ‘Earth' by Yinka Shonibare MBE.

robert beck in 'range: experiments in new york, 1961-2007' at the met, new york, USA

18 August 2017
'Range: Experiments in New York, 1961-2007' takes its title from a series of drawings by Donald Moffett made in collaboration with Robert Beck. The exhibition is centred around the intergenerational artistic milieu that Moffett became part of when he arrived in New York in the late 1970s.

jim hodges in 'converge 45 – you in mind’, portland, oregon, USA

9 August 2017
Converge 45 brings together artists, curators and collectors for its second year of programming. Building on the Artists' Congress in 2016, which included 21 artists from across the US, Director Kristy Edmunds presents new and existing works by these artists.

9 - 12 August 2017

Jim Hodges at Converge 45

rivane neuenschwander in 'art and alphabet' at hamburger kunsthalle, hamburg, germany

21 July 2017
'Art and Alphabet' explores the relationship between writing and images in contemporary art. The basic components of writing - letters, symbols and alphabets - are analysed, manipulated and modified in the works of 20 international artists, including Rivane Neuenschwander's film ‘Erotisme', 2014. The work is based on the Surrealists' erotic hand signalling chart, a risqué adaptation of the standard American Sign Language manual alphabet.

kendell geers in first edition of 'time for outrage!', great eastern street gallery, london, UK

18 July 2017
Kendell Geers is in the first edition of Time for Outrage!, a global poster campaign that gives acclaimed artists and members of the public a platform to voice their outrage. The posters will go on display on the prominent billboards of the Great Eastern Street Gallery Wall in London. The poster campaign will take place in various cities around the world, including London, Berlin, Athens, Moscow, Istanbul, Mexico City and New York city. The campaign will culminate on 11th December 2018, international Human Rights Day.

jiro takamatsu: the temperature of sculpture' at henry moore institute, leeds, UK

13 July 2017
'The Temperature of Sculpture' is the first institutional solo exhibition of Jiro Takamatsu (1936-1998) outside of Japan, presenting over seventy works made between 1961 and 1977. The exhibition will include works from important series including Point (1961-1964), String (1962-1998), Happenings and Events (1962-1965), Shadow (1964-1998) and Perspective (1966-1971).

the life and work of jiro takamatsu, talk by yumiko chiba at the art workers' guild, london, UK

13 July 2017
In celebration of Jiro Takamatsu: The Temperature of Sculpture at the Henry Moore Institute (13 July - 22 October 2017), Yumiko Chiba, founder of Yumiko Chiba Associates and representative for the Estate of Jiro Takamatsu, will explore Takamatsu's career, providing a personal insight into the man behind such ground-breaking and diverse work.

melvin edwards in 'soul of a nation: art in the age of black power’ at tate modern, london

12 July 2017
Soul of a Nation includes 50 influential American artists in a landmark exhibition that shines a light on the vital contribution of Black artists to a dramatic period in American art and history. 

juan araujo in 'roberto burle marx" brazilian modernist' at deutsche bank, kunsthalle, berlin, germany

7 July 2017
This exhibition explores the work and influence of Roberto Burle Marx (1909-1994), one of Brazil's most innovative and prolific landscape architects of the twentieth century. The richness and breadth of the artist's oeuvre is realised over more than 100 works which will go on display alongside international contemporary artists who have been inspired by Burle Marx.

new commission by yinka shonibare MBE in 'enlightened princesses' at kensington palace, london, UK

22 June 2017
A new commission by Yinka Shonibare MBE titled 'Mrs Pinckney and The Emancipated Birds of South Carolina' will be included in 'Enlightened Princesses: Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World' at Kensington Palace.

tom friedman in 'blessed inaction' at kenenburgh museum in bergen, the netherlands

18 June 2017
Tom Friedman's monumental sculpture ‘Bigbluefigure', 2006-2010, goes on display at Museum Kranenburgh in Bergen, The Netherlands. 

the final instalment of 'kehinde wiley: a new republic' opens at the oklahoma city museum of art, USA

17 June 2017
A retrospective of nearly sixty paintings and sculptures that celebrates Kehinde Wiley's career opens for its final iteration. The exhibition has toured from: Toledo Museum, Ohio; Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Virginia; Seattle Art Museum, Washington; Modern Art Museum Fortworth, Texas; and Brooklyn Museum, New York where it opened in February 2015.

david shrigley at skip gallery, hoxton, london, UK

14 June 2017
'Look at This' in Hoxton Square is exhibited in the recently opened 'Skip Gallery' - a roving gallery space co-founded by Lee Baker and Catherine Borowski. On meeting David, Lee says his "irreverent and absurdist attitude seemed to fit perfectly with the ethos of Skip". A set of metal letters in David's idiosyncratic writing style stand at the centre of the skip.

yinka shonibare MBE in royal academy summer exhibition, london, UK

13 June 2017
The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition features two new paintings by Yinka Shonibare MBE, who has also curated a section of the annual show. Exhibited for the first time in London, the paintings depict angels with African ritual masks over their faces. Shonibare combines powerful imagery from Christian European and African mythologies in order to create a hybrid: what the artist calls 'a third myth'. The result is an arresting interruption of classical depictions of angels in Shonibare's distinctive style.

yinka shonibare MBE in 'a masked ball, 18th century and contemporary art' at chateau de nyon, switzerland

9 June 2017
Yinka Shonibare MBE's film ‘Un Ballo in Maschera (A Masked Ball)', 2004, goes on display at Chateau de Nyon in an exhibition featuring artists who take the 18th century as a central theme in their work.

ged quinn in 'synthetic landscapes' at meadow arts, weston park, shienal, UK

4 June 2017
In 'Synthetic Landscapes' artists engage with Weston Park and its history, responding to ‘Capability' Brown's grand landscapes and James Paine's architecture. In this part of the West Midlands, two radically different visions of man-made landscapes collide; on the one hand, the idealised landscaped garden magnificently expressed at Weston, on the other, the emerging industrial landscape.

kehinde wiley in 'harlem: found ways' at ethelbert cooper gallery, harvard university, USA

24 May 2017
In Harlem: Found Ways, the Cooper Gallery presents artistic visions and engagements from recent decades specific to Harlem, New York City. Each artwork employs a distinct set of inquiries and innovative strategies to explore the Harlem community's visual heritage as it grapples with the challenges of gentrification. The fifty-five works, including work by Kehinde Wiley, are anchored by photographer Dawoud Bey's t...

'luiz zerbini' at santander cultural, porto alegre, brazil

23 May 2017
This important solo exhibition has been curated by Marcelo Campos and will include new paintings, works on paper and table installations by Luiz Zerbini. It will run concurrently with two other presentations; Barrão curated by Felipe Scovino and Albano Hernández Domínguez curated by Douglas Freitas.

The exhibition runs from 23 May until 16 July 2017.

Luiz Zerbini at Santander Cultural


david shrigley's 'life model ii' in 'participation as an artistic principle' at museum morsbroich, leverkusen, germany

21 May 2017
This exhibition at Museum Morsbroich looks at the audience and their role in the creative process of a work of art. It features ‘Life Model II' where David Shrigley plays on the tradition of life drawing classes, transforming the gallery into a classroom and viewers into participants. Visitors may sit, observe, and draw from the artist's caricatured sculpture of a nine-foot-tall woman.

andreas eriksson in ‘summer days’ at serlachius museum gosta, mantta, finland

20 May 2017
Summer Days presents Nordic artists from different generations and with varying approaches to making art. The selected artists are united not only by colour and light but also by landscape, depicted either directly or referentially. So important to the people of northern latitudes, summer appears either as the subject of continual longing or as a metaphor for memory.

thomas hirschhorn in biennale kultorort weiertal, winterthur, switzerland

20 May 2017
Thomas Hirschhorn is in the sculpture-focused Biennale Kulturort Weiertal. The biennale is located in Winterthur, a Swiss city northeast of Zurich. It will include 'Made in Tunnel of Politics', 2009, in which the artist reassembled a Ford Ranger pick-up by cutting it in half and sticking it back together with packing tape.

thomas hirschhorn in 'medusa' at the museum of modern art of the city of paris, france

19 May 2017
This exhibition is organised around four themes: identity, value, body, and ritual and looks at the jewel and its association with taboo. It will include Thomas Hirschhorn's sculpture 'CNN-Chain'.

robert beck/ robert buck: artist talk and screening at electronic arts intermix , new york, USA

16 May 2017
Electronic Arts Intermix present an evening to launch their distribution of Robert Beck/Robert Buck's video work.

melvin edwards in ‘space force construction’ to commemorate v-a-c foundation’s new venetian headquarters

13 May 2017
V-A-C Foundation presents Space Force Construction, organised with the Art Institute of Chicago, for the launch of their new headquarters in Venice.

yinka shonibare MBE in 'diaspora pavillion' at the 57th venice biennale, venice, italy

13 May 2017
Yinka Shonibare MBE has mentored an emerging artist as part of Diaspora Pavilion, presented by International Curators Forum and University of the Arts London. 'The British Library' (detail pictured) will be installed on the first floor of Palazzo Pisani Santa Marina when their work is shown together.

dia foundation exhibit acquisition of six major works by anne truitt, dia: beacon, new york, USA

5 May 2017
Six major works by Anne Truitt acquired by DIA Art Foundation will go on long-term view from May 2017. The five sculptures and one painting belonged to the estate of the artist, who died in 2004, and have been selected to show together in a grouping that represents significant developments in Truitt's work between 1962 and 1974.

thomas hirschhorn in 'the restless earth' at the triennale di milano, milan, italy

28 April 2017
This exhibition charts the experiences and perceptions of migration and the current refugee crisis through the photographic works of more than 60 artists. The Restless Earth explores real and imaginary stories and questions how recent events could reframe history, geography, and culture. It will include a collage titled 'Beyond Ruins' by Swiss artist Thomas Hirschhorn.

melvin edwards in ‘reconstitution’ at laxart, los angeles

23 April 2017
Reconstitution is a group show that is an update and recasting of the 1987 exhibition Constitution originally organised by the art collective Group Material. 

yinka shonibare MBE features in ‘tous de sang meles (all, blood mingled)' at mac/val in paris, france

22 April 2017
The exhibition invites artists who address issues of identity through their work and it will include Shonibare's ‘End of Empire' which features two figures dressed in the artist's signature Dutch wax batik fabric, seated on a mechanically operated Victorian style see-saw. This imagery imitates the shifting points of balance in world politics over the course of World War 1 and its colonial fallout.

robert buck in the margaret m. walter wing of the columbus museum of art, ohio, USA

20 April 2017
'iPainting (98099914)' by Robert Buck is now on view in the New Acquisitions gallery in the Margaret M. Walter Wing of The Columbus Museum of Art. The painting goes on display following the acquisition earlier this year.

thomas hirschhorn in 'the absent museum' at wiels contemporary art centre, brussels, belgium

20 April 2017
To mark its 10th anniversary, WIELS presents a large-scale exhibition exploring the role of the museum in society, suggesting that it is 'notably absent' in the formation of public opinion. It will include a 'Pixel-Collage' and a specially commissioned banner by Thomas Hirschhorn.

thomas hirschhorn in 'the other' at maison populaire, montreuil, france

19 April 2017
'Pixel-Collage No. 4', 2015, by Thomas Hirschchorn is included in this exhibition that explores the prevalence of prejudice and stereotype. It suggests that despite increased integration and globalisation our reflex impressions still dominate our apprehension of the other.

anne truitt in 'making space: women artists and postwar abstraction' at the museum of modern art, new york, USA

13 April 2017
'Making Space' looks at the achievements of women artists between the end of World War II (1945) and the start of the Feminist movement (around 1968). Drawn entirely from the Museum's collection, the exhibition features nearly 100 paintings, including the reductive abstractions of Anne Truitt.

kendell geers in 'emst in the world', documenta 14, fridericianum, kassel, germany

8 April 2017
The exhibition at the Fridericianum marks the first time the collection of Greece's National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) is presented in Germany. Found within documenta's title 'Learning from Athens', the two organisations agreed for EMST to become the main venue of documenta in Athens and the Museum to exhibit part of its collection to Fridericianum in Kassel.

'iself collection: self-portrait as the billy goat' at whitechapel gallery, london, UK

7 April 2017
This inaugural display of the ISelf Collection examines individual identity, the body and the human condition from the perspectives of twenty artists. It will include a sculpture and a work on paper by Huma Bhabha.

kendell geers in 'capital africa: towards the cape of good hope' at lille 3000, lille, france

6 April 2017
Thirty contemporary African artists explore the African continent in 'Capital Africa: Towards the Cape of Good Hope' at Lille3000. The exhibition includes a new neon work by Kendell Geers titled 'Hope Is A Four Letter Word'.

rivane neuenschwander in 'now' at modern one, scottish national gallery of modern art, edinburgh, scotland, UK

25 March 2017
Two works by Rivane Neuenschwander feature in the opening exhibition of a new three year programme at Modern One: the film 'The Tenant', a collaboration with Cao Guimarães, and 'Colheita (Harvest)' which is an installation comprised of 365 shopping lists collected from supermarkets in London.

thomas hirschhorn in 'sculptures made of paper' at kunsthalle vogelmann, heilbronn, germany

19 March 2017
'Sculptures made of paper. From Kurt Schwitters to Karla Black' explores the recent evolution of sculptures made of paper, considering them not as models or studies but completed works. It looks at the trajectory in the development of sculpture which has seen paper used for permanent sculpture, ​​and asks whether it will replace bronze and marble.

paul mcdevitt at dolph projects in london

16 March 2017
In this solo exhibition Paul McDevitt responds to DOLPH's objective to frame an exhibition that contextualises the interests and concerns driving an artist's practice. One line in particular in DOLPH's stated aims stuck with McDevitt - The decisions that litter the pathway towards completing a piece of work.

The exhibition runs from 16 - 26 March 2017.

Artist's talk & Private View on Wednesday 15 March 6-9pm.

Paul McDevitt at DOLPH


'david shrigley: lose your mind' travels to the center for contemporary art, christchurch, new zealand

11 March 2017
David Shrigley's major British Council touring exhibition 'Lose Your Mind' opens in New Zealand having travelled from: Storage by Hyundai Card in Seoul, Korea; The Museum of Contemporary Art in Santiago, Chile; and the Instituto-Cultural-Cabañas in Guadalajara, Mexico where it originally opened in November 2015.

tonico lemos auad at the 13th edition of the sharjah biennial: tamawuj, united arab emirates

10 March 2017
For the thirtienth edition of the Sharjah Biennial, Tonico Lemos Auad will present 'A moment of the sky / four humours'. In this work, which was first shown at De La Warr Pavilion in 2015, the artist creates a garden of medicinal plants that visitors can engage with.

robert buck in ‘strange attractor' at marfa myths music festival, texas, USA

10 March 2017
Robert Buck features in ‘Strange Attractor', an exhibition taking place as part of the arts programme of Marfa Myths music festival in Texas. The annual festival and cultural program was founded in 2014 by nonprofit contemporary arts foundation Ballroom Marfa and Brooklyn-based music label Mexican Summer.

tonico lemos auad at the drawing biennial 2017, drawing room, london, UK

2 March 2017
For The Drawing Biennial 2017, Tonico Lemos Auad presents 'Indio', a new work made from paper and cotton thread. This fundraiser offers insights into how artists contend with a world in flux and provides a snapshot of contemporary drawing practices.

kendell geers in 'person of the crowd: the contemporary art of flânerie at the barnes foundation, philadelphia, USA

25 February 2017
This exhibition will include Kendell Geers' 'Portrait of the Artist as a Touring Mandela'. The installation is a documentation of a performance piece where, dressed as Nelson Mandela, he engaged passersby on the streets of Johannesburg.

rivane neuenschwander in 'starting point' at sala de arte santander, madrid, spain

21 February 2017
'Starting Point' comprises a selection of works from the Isabel and Agustín Coppel Collection, including Rivane Neuenschwander's 'Nestor o Destatuador (Zé Carioca No. 13)', 2003.

rivane neuenschwander's 'the name of fear' at museu de arte do rio, rio de janeiro, brazil

21 February 2017
In this presentation Neuenschwander explores the idea of fear as perceived by a child. The artist has created handmade capes based on the drawings, fears and dreams of children from neighbourhoods in Rio de Janeiro. This is the second iteration of 'The Name of Fear', which was first shown at The Whitechapel Gallery in 2015.

'claire barclay: yield point' at tramway, glasgow, scotland

10 February 2017
For her most ambitious exhibition in a public institution to date, renowned Glasgow based artist Claire Barclay has created a new body of large scale sculptures responding to the raw industrial aesthetic of Tramway. 

kehinde wiley: a new republic' travels to toledo museum, ohio, USA

10 February 2017
A retrospective of nearly sixty paintings and sculptures that celebrates Kehinde Wiley's career opens for its next iteration. The exhibition has toured from: Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Virginia; Seattle Art Museum, Washington; Modern Art Museum Fortworth, Texas; and Brooklyn Museum, New York where it opened in February 2015.

The exhibition runs from 10 February until 14 May 2017.

Kehinde Wiley at Toledo Museum


yinka shonibare MBE in 'public view' at bluecoat, liverpool, UK

4 February 2017
Curated by Bluecoat Artistic Director Bryan Biggs, the exhibition 'Public View' brings together works by 100 artists who have previously exhibited at Bluecoat. The exhibition will feature work from a number of high profile artists including Yinka Shonibare MBE, John Akomfrah, Sonia Boyce, Jeremy Deller, John Latham, Mark Leckey, Elizabeth Magill and Yoko Ono.

yinka shonibare MBE commission for yale centre for british art, connecticut, USA

2 February 2017
This exhibition includes a specially commissioned work by Yinka Shonibare MBE which was inspired by a meeting in 1753 between Princess Augusta and Eliza Lucas Pinckney who was the owner of a slave plantation in South Carolina, which was then a British colony. The exhibition will travel to Kensington Palace from 22 June to 12 November 2017.

'andreas eriksson: work in progress' at skissernas museum - museum of artistic process and public art, lund, sweden

28 January 2017
Skissernas Museum presents new works made by Andreas Eriksson in relation to a major public commission for the main entrance of the New Karolinska Solna University Hospital.

rivane neuenschwander in 'entangled: threads & making' at turner contemporary, margate, kent, UK

28 January 2017
'Entangled: Threads & Making' is a major exhibition of sculpture, installation, tapestry, textiles and jewellery from the early 20th century to the present day. It features over 40 international female artists from different generations and cultures who challenge established categories of craft, design and fine art, and who share a fascination with the handmade and the processes of making itself.

melvin edwards in 'third space /shifting conversations about contemporary art’ at birmingham museum of art, birmingham, alabama, USA

27 January 2017
Melvin Edwards has a work from his renowned Lynch Fragment series included in ‘Third Space', the first large-scale exhibition of contemporary art from The Birmingham Museum of Art's own collection. Third Space highlights more than 100 works of art including paintings, sculpture, photography, and video. The exhibition creates connections between the American South an...

'study #16. what is love, huma bhabha’ at david roberts art foundation, london

20 January 2017
Three sculptures by Huma Bhabha are the subject of DRAF's Study #16, the latest in a series of focused case-studies of works from the David Roberts Collection. 

'thomas hirschhorn: pixel collage' at kunsthal aarhus, aarhus, denmark

20 January 2017
At Kunsthal Aarhus, Thomas Hirschhorn will present a new series of pixel-collages. Hirschhorn appropriates these images and enlarges them up to the scale of advertising billboards. In many of these, the horrific is left uncovered and only portions of the collage with fashion images are pixelated.

huma bhabha shortlisted for the fourth plinth commission on trafalgar square

19 January 2017
We are delighted to announce that Huma Bhabha has been shortlisted for the 2018 and 2020 prestigious Fourth Plinth commission in Trafalgar Square.

david shrigley in 'people never notice anything' at guest projects, london, UK

6 January 2017
The exhibition ‘People never notice anything' is a culmination of work for the Broken Grey Wires project, a contemporary art organisation responding to and exploring mental health, philosophy, psychology and everything in between. The exhibition takes place at Guest Projects, an initiative conceived by Shonibare Studio to offer the opportunity for artistic practitioners, of any artistic discipline (dance, visual arts, music), to have access to a free project space for 1 month.