UK Reviews

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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

An impassioned show of new works at Sim Smith, London, affirms the artist’s longstanding engagement with queer sisterhood, solidarity and survival

BY Kat Hudson | 24 JAN 22

At Seventeen, London, a group show engineered by Joey Holder and Omsk Social Club presents itself as a creepy ‘Squid Game’-esque clinic

BY Tom Morton | 19 JAN 22

At Nottingham Contemporary the group show – billed as an ‘exhibition-as-sci-fi-novel’ – presents a speculative reality shaped by environmental crisis

BY Aliya Say | 13 JAN 22

An overdue show at Tate Modern, London, focuses on the artist’s preoccupation with theatre but fails to enliven her previous triumphs

BY Allie Biswas | 05 JAN 22

The artist’s debut UK exhibition at Pilar Corrias, Savile Row, delights through spinning environmental ethics with a grotesque sensibility

BY Gabriella Pounds | 20 DEC 21

These are the best exhibitions of the year – from a chronically overdue retrospective of Paula Rego to a debut offering of obfuscated, sexualised sculpture by Jack O’Brien

BY Sean Burns | 15 DEC 21

A characteristically understated exhibition at The Modern Institute uses light and domestic materials to allude to inimical forces at play in the home

BY Helen Charman | 06 DEC 21

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 | 15 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