Commissions

Cornelia Parker captures dystopian political era in new works for UK’s snap election

First female Election Artist unveils two new videos and a series of photographs using drones and Instagram

Ai Weiwei and Antony Gormley in the running for Treasure Island commissions

The $50m San Francisco Bay redevelopment plan includes several large-scale public sculptures

Carsten Höller to build slide for Bonn Bundeskunsthalle

Installation will form part of an exhibition on playgrounds

Anthea Hamilton becomes first black woman to be awarded Tate Britain commission

The London-born artist follows Cerith Wyn Evans and Pablo Bronstein taking up the Duveen Galleries commission

Guggenheim commissions new works from five Chinese artists

Leading artists will produce site-specific works for permanent collection

Cai Guo-Qiang’s pyrotechnic mushroom cloud successfully erupts over Chicago

Multi-coloured explosive commission marks the 75th anniversary of the first nuclear reaction

Superflex to sail across the Pacific for eco-art initiative

Danish collective will board the Dardanella ship as part of latest environmental project led by TBA21-Academy

New Bloomberg HQ brings together Roman artefacts and contemporary art

Financial giant’s new London base includes sprawling commissions by Olafur Eliasson and Michael Craig-Martin

David Adjaye and Ron Arad unanimously selected to design UK Holocaust and Memorial Centre

Rachel Whiteread and Anish Kapoor also competed for the prestigious commission honouring victims of Nazi persecution

New York’s Performa festival announces new commissions by Barbara Kruger

The artist will also design marketing materials for the biennial of performance art

Miranda July turns corner of Selfridges into interfaith charity shop

Film-maker and artist's Artangel commission has been created in solidarity with Islamic Relief

First public art works for Battersea Power Station site selected

Jesse Wine and Haffendi Anuar awarded the inaugural Powerhouse Commission by Cass Sculpture Foundation

Shortlist for UK National Holocaust Memorial goes on show at V&A

Rachel Whiteread, Michal Rovner and Anish Kapoor in the running to create new structure honouring victims of Nazi persecution

German parliament approves plan for unification memorial in Berlin

“Unity seesaw” is to be unveiled in 2019 in front of the city palace

A totem sculpture, Physical Energy, to rise up in the woods south of London

The Watts Gallery Trust has authorised a cast of this masterpiece by George Frederick Watts to celebrate his bicentenary

Broomberg & Chanarin to bring their politically-engaged art to the London Underground

New film at Canary Wharf will focus on refugee crisis in Europe, while current show in Milan includes topical works from past ten years

Shortlist announced to light up river Thames and 17 London bridges

Illuminated River design teams include artists such as Glenn Ligon, Angela Bulloch, Philippe Parreno and Leo Villareal<br>

King’s Cross Project brings in two new curators

Tamsin Dillon and Rebecca Heald will commission works for the regenerated London station and surrounding area

Adel Abdessemed’s new bird sculpture nests in a Peckham car park

Bold Tendencies in south London unveils small-scale commission by the Algerian artist known for his provocative pieces

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Spencer Finch climbs mountain to bring blue skies to cancer hospital

Work is one of eight artist commissions for $276m Cleveland clinic

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Daniel Silver to create new sculpture celebrating work of Oxford nurses

Three Figures will be part of public art scheme around former Radcliffe Infirmary

It’s cave art, but not as we know it

Allora & Calzadilla install 1960s Dan Flavin light piece in the Puerto Rican jungle

Huang Yong Ping to build an archipelago in Paris for 2016 Monumenta commission

The vast installation at the Grand Palais reflects the changing world order