UK Reviews

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Agar has been widely associated with the European avant-garde movement but, as Whitechapel Gallery’s retrospective makes clear, she sought to define no one’s image but her own

BY Juliet Jacques | 14 JUN 21

The artist’s new show at Dundee Contemporary Arts explores the intense physicality of collective sorrow through the body as landscape

BY Tom Jeffreys | 07 JUN 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 Pakui Hardware's medical examination room in Gateshead to a major London exhibition by racial advocacy and community organisation, Tottenham Rights, here are our editor's picks 

BY frieze | 02 JUN 21

The artist’s exhibition at Chisenhale Gallery shows how entangled and dependent our lives are upon one another

BY Kate Wong | 01 JUN 21

The artists' respective exhibitions at Kate MacGarry and Victoria Miro use abstractions to expose our fragile yet resilient nature in relation to the pandemic

BY Natalie Nzeyimana | 24 MAY 21

A group show at Richard Saltoun Gallery attempts to disentangle the 20th-century political philosopher's question, exploring perspectives from the individual to the state

BY Aurella Yussuf | 24 MAY 21

At Baltic Centre, Gateshead, the Lithuanian artist duo open their first UK institutional solo with a quasi-operating room featuring a giant mechanical doctor

BY Alice Bucknell | 17 MAY 21

At Almine Rech, ‘Country Western’, the artist’s first solo show in the UK, draws on the unashamed iconography surrounding fame

BY Cal Revely-Calder | 10 MAY 21

At Cooke Latham Gallery, the artist replicates a doctor’s surgery, using mythic creatures as a metaphor for living with polycystic ovary syndrome

BY Jamila Prowse | 10 MAY 21

At Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, the Brazilian painter uses geometric abstraction as a tool for engaging with endangered ecosystems

BY Tomas Weber | 29 APR 21

At Cob Gallery, London, the artist takes the seemingly innocuous setting of a children’s tea party to explore how white British culture perceives race

BY Leanne Petersen | 20 APR 21

At Goodman Gallery, the artist’s first UK solo show presents paintings like memories of a hot day revisited in sleep

BY Mimi Chu | 25 FEB 21

‘Fly In League With The Night’ is brimming with characters we can feel, but whose stories remain tantalizingly out of reach

BY Aurella Yussuf | 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

A new exhibition on the Italian design group at MK Gallery solemnly reminds us that the 1980s design movement was a commercial and ideological failure 

BY Alice Bucknell | 04 JAN 21

From a survey of national treasure Steve McQueen to the Irish premiere of Enda Bowe’s longing portraits on Belfast's ‘peace lines’, these are the year's exhibition highlights

BY Mimi Chu | 17 DEC 20

Capturing moments of stillness and anticipation, at Workplace, London, the artist uses layers of stippled colours to conjure never-ending narratives

BY Tom Morton | 14 DEC 20