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At The Box, Plymouth, the paradigm-shifting show presents more than 300 paintings, sculptures, ceramics, weavings and films in blazing celebration of the profoundly rich culture

BY Jennifer Higgie | 30 NOV 21

The solo exhibition at Maureen Paley, London, expands the artist’s long-established interests in animism, cosmology and non-Western folklore traditions

BY Adjoa Armah | 25 NOV 21

The best shows to see this winter – from the George Michael-inspired TULCA Festival in Galway to an archive exhibition of Phyllis Christopher’s photographs in Birmingham

BY frieze | 17 NOV 21

At London’s Photographers’ Gallery, a retrospective of the US artist is an intimate yet unsentimental look into a bygone era

BY Julie Hrischeva | 14 NOV 21

At Camden Art Centre, the artist creates a teenage dreamland with mini discs, Mariah Carey and grape soda to evoke inmate adolescent memories    

BY Kevin Brazil | 08 NOV 21

In her inaugural show at Massimo De Carlo London, the artist and recent recipient of the MacArthur ‘Genius’ Fellowship renders today’s world with thoughtful tranquillity

BY Nimco Kulmiye Hussein | 01 NOV 21

At Sprüth Magers in London, the artist’s robotic snake is a harbinger of destruction and regeneration

BY Tom Morton | 25 OCT 21

At Sir John Soane’s Museum, London, the artist’s depictions of the excesses of consumerism and empire are all-too seductive

BY Cal Revely-Calder | 20 OCT 21

A tactile archive exhibition of the artist’s photography at Birmingham’s Grand Union evokes the joyful resilience of LGBTQ+ people in the face of adversity

BY Emily Scarrott | 18 OCT 21

The best exhibitions on view during the fair – from Doron Langberg’s splashy gay paintings at Victoria Miro to Theaster Gates’s homage to clay at Whitechapel Gallery

BY Sean Burns | 14 OCT 21

In Sadie Coles’s sprawling Kingly Street gallery, Helen Marten lays out an exquisite corpse of ordinary affects. It’s impossible to see in totality so we rely on the clues

BY Alice Bucknell | 30 SEP 21

What to see this weekend – from the frustrated sexuality of Jack O’Brien’s sculpture in London to Martha Jungwirth’s energetic abstractions in Paris 

BY frieze | 23 SEP 21

The artist’s solo show at London’s Ginny on Frederick creates a complex confrontation with fragmented, sexualized humanity

BY Sam Moore | 23 SEP 21

At Gasworks, London, the artist queers the conventional masculinity of the action-adventure video game 

BY Chris Hayes | 13 SEP 21

From Paula Rego’s unflinching women to Ellen Harvey’s mournful, forgotten buildings, these are the best institutional shows in the UK

BY frieze | 03 SEP 21

At The Turner Contemporary, Margate, the artist’s installation mournfully homages sites lost over time – such Coney Island Illuminations and London’s The Joiners Arms

BY George Upton | 30 AUG 21

At Leeds Art Gallery, the artist's multimedia installation follows the shamanic goddess Princess Bari and a host of avatars on a hero’s journey through climate collapse and renewal

BY Alice Bucknell | 12 AUG 21

From a major retrospective by Karla Black in Edinburgh to a photographic investigation into the fatalities of the Irish revolution in County Cork, here are our must see shows

BY frieze | 28 JUL 21

At Fruitmarket, Edinburgh, the artist’s retrospective approaches materials in a child-like manner with little regard for the objects’ origins or histories

BY Tom Jeffreys | 28 JUL 21

Jamila Prowse speaks to the artists about their approach to new, aquatic temporalities, from ocean to darkroom, as they have separate shows at Birmingham’s Eastside Projects