UK Reviews

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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 London show by New York collective and label CFGNY, 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

At Gallery 1957, London, the Ghanaian artist explores Stuart Hall's theory that cultural identity 'belongs as much to the future as it does to the past'

BY Aindrea Emelife | 11 DEC 20

A new commission at Cell Project Space confronts questions about our complicity in the gentrification of our cities 

BY Jamila Prowse | 08 DEC 20

At Auto Italia, London, a film by Invernomuto and Jim C. Nedd traces the history of Afro-Colombian sound systems

BY Allyssia Alleyne | 27 NOV 20