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Across spaces in London, authors, artists and collectives from southwest Asia, north Africa and the wider diaspora fuse storytelling and performance to preserve personal histories

BY Hiba Mohamed | 15 JUL 21

From Jade Montserrat’s take on Alice Walker’s ‘Gardens’ to Tom Lovelace’s deconstruction of Georges Seurat’s ‘Bathers’, these are the best shows south of the river

BY Mimi Chu | 04 JUN 21

From Kate Dunn’s quasi-religious vision of the rave to Alicia Henry’s unique take on portraiture, these are the best shows in the West End  

BY Allyssia Alleyne | 04 JUN 21

Amid a glut of painting and portraiture, a few artists are experimenting with video, photography and animation

BY Andrew Durbin | 04 JUN 21

From Hayden Dunham's sculptural tableaux to Albert Oehlen's large-scale abstractions, these are the must-see shows in LA

BY Gracie Hadland | 26 MAY 21

Curated by Defne Ayas and Natasha Ginwala, this year’s edition explores transnational kinships and inherited healing practices to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Gwangju May Uprising

BY Hayoung Chung | 10 MAY 21

From Cameron Rowland’s deep dive into the history of US policing at Essex Street to Pedro Reyes’s pre-Columbian inspired sculptures at Lisson Gallery, these are the must-see exhibitions in New York during Frieze Week

BY Terence Trouillot | 06 MAY 21

From Rebecca Horn’s kinetic installations to Richard Sides’s matrix, assistant editor Carina Bukuts chooses the exhibitions not to miss

BY Carina Bukuts | 28 APR 21

From Gabriel Rico’s immersive installation at Galería OMR to a group show of contemporary sculpture at Galería Hilario Galguera, these are the must-see shows in CMDX

BY frieze | 21 APR 21

From Charles Gaines at Dia Beacon to Susan Weil at JDJ Gallery, these are the must-see exhibitions in upstate New York

BY Terence Trouillot | 29 MAR 21

From a historical revaluation of the 1985 New Wave movement to Qiu Zhijie’s performance lectures, these are the best shows from the city

BY Nooshfar Afnan | 24 MAR 21

From Lynette Yiadom-Boakye at Tate Britain to Haegue Yang at Art Gallery of Ontario, here are Frieze’s must-see shows

BY frieze | 22 FEB 21

What to look forward to in February, from a new body of work by Harare-based painter Misheck Masamvu to a retrospective by Hong Kongese filmmaker Wong Kar Wai

BY Mimi Chu | 12 FEB 21

From Nathalie Du Pasquier in Rome to Susan Philipsz in Berlin, these are the best shows in the Schengen

BY Carina Bukuts | 05 FEB 21

From Gordon Parks’s stunning photographs of Black America to Patrick Angus’s intricate queer portraits, these are the must-see exhibitions to start the new year

BY Terence Trouillot | 27 JAN 21

From a critical reimagining of Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Rear Window’ to a research project on the role of photography in the Irish civil rights movement, these are the best shows to stream

BY Mimi Chu | 18 JAN 21

From Hilma af Klint in Malmö to Mohamed Bourouissa in Frankfurt

BY Carina Bukuts | 27 NOV 20

From Lynette Yiadom-Boakye in London to Mary Quant in Dundee

BY Mimi Chu | 20 NOV 20

From Joanna Piotrowska in Warsaw to Leonor Antunes in Luxembourg

BY Carina Bukuts | 30 OCT 20

From Angela Davis in Dresden to Dadaist antics at Zürich's Cabaret Voltaire

BY Carina Bukuts | 15 OCT 20