UK Reviews

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Two exhibitions at Modern Art Oxford and Camden Arts Centre, London, examine the impermanence of power

BY Iarlaith Ni Fheorais | 26 MAY 22

The artist’s first solo exhibition at David Zwirner, London, absorbs us into single, intimate moments

BY Tom Morton | 23 MAY 22

Salena Barry selects her top picks – from Nicola L.’s kinky, penetrable sculptures at Alison Jacques to Jeff Wall’s monumental photographs at White Cube

BY Salena Barry | 12 MAY 22

Sam Moore selects their top picks – from William Brickel’s contorted bodies at The Artist Room to Garrett Pruter’s reimagining of Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘The Birds’ at Trafalgar Avenue 

BY Sam Moore | 12 MAY 22

A group exhibition of works by Clémentine Bruno, Mara Fortunatović, Eva Gold and Bella Riza at London’s Nicoletti Contemporary wrestles with ideas of loss, absence and yearning

BY Anastasiia Fedorova | 04 MAY 22

The artist’s latest show, at Corvi-Mora, London, depicts unidentifiable men stripped of their social identities

BY Paul Clinton | 25 APR 22

At Cristea Roberts Gallery, London, the artist confronts the representation of Black figures in Western art history, erasing the white nobility

BY Lauren Dei | 14 APR 22

Jonathan Watkins’s triumphant swansong, after 23-years at the helm of Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, is the kind of historical show normally reserved for big public institutions

BY Tim Smith-Laing | 08 APR 22

From an unexpected exhibition of works by a Renaissance oddball at Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, to Ming Smith’s first UK solo show at Pippy Houldsworth, London

BY frieze | 08 APR 22

Two major exhibitions at Kunstmuseum Basel and Hayward Gallery unravel the artist’s vulnerabilities through text, textile and the human figure

BY Sam Moore | 05 APR 22

‘Surrealism Beyond Borders’ is a comprehensive overview of one of the 20th century’s most influential movements

BY Juliet Jacques | 04 APR 22

A major exhibition at London’s V&A makes a beautiful show of the rich realm of menswear but misses some fundamental basics

BY Sophie Tolhurst | 22 MAR 22

A new exhibition at Goldsmiths CCA, London, invites 47 artists to propose solutions to that reliably problematic artform, the monument

BY Tom Morton | 17 MAR 22

From a groundbreaking group exhibition of Black ceramicists to Rachel Jones’s suite of colourful, new paintings

BY frieze | 11 MAR 22

At The Approach, London, the artist’s latest series dissects classical Hollywood headshots and film stills, leaving only the ghostly outlines of absent stars

BY James Lawrence Slattery | 03 MAR 22

The artist’s inaugural show at Simon Lee, London, draws from the annals of cinema history – from Rainer Werner Fassbinder to Chantal Akerman

BY Gabriella Pounds | 22 FEB 22

An intimate new exhibition at London’s Two Temple Place explores how Black female artists – from Ladi Kwali to Shawanda Corbett – have reimagined one of the world’s oldest art forms

BY Chloë Ashby | 10 FEB 22

At New Art Gallery Walsall, a founding member of BLK Art Group depicts the near future through the anxieties of the present

BY Cathy Wade | 03 FEB 22

From Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley’s interactive exploration of Black trans allyship to Lubaina Himid’s overdue retrospective at Tate Modern

BY frieze | 28 JAN 22

‘She Keeps Me Damn Alive’ at Arebyte Gallery, London, is a digital game tasking visitors to protect Black trans lives against a monster feeding on marginalized groups

BY Lauren Dei | 24 JAN 22