Exhibitions

Venice Biennale 2022: the must-see collateral exhibitions around the city

Writhing bodies in a deconsecrated church, BDE at the Ducale and an entirely improvised pavilion—what to see beyond the Arsenale and Giardini

An outdoor exhibition returns to Joshua Tree, the California desert’s art boomtown

The latest edition of High Desert Test Sites opens as the desert around Joshua Tree is becoming an increasingly popular destination for art-lovers and tourists

Bittersweet triumph at Venice Biennale of late Indigenous artist Jaider Esbell

The Brazilian painter, sculptor, activist and writer killed himself last year

In the backrooms of a photography studio, a unique modern history of Madagascar is discovered

Ramily founded Antananarivo’s only operational photography studio, chronicling Malagasy society from independence onwards. His images are about to go on show for the first time

Venice Biennale 2022: the must-see pavilions in the Arsenale

From a Gauguin impersonation to fire raining from the sky, here are the best exhibitions in the city's former shipyards

Major work by late Cuban printmaker Belkis Ayón a no-show at Venice Biennale because of war in Ukraine

The work is held at the Ludwig Museum in St. Petersburg, making it "impossible" to be shown in the Biennale's main exhibition

The Big Review: Donatello in Florence

This unrepeatable show, spread across the Palazzo Strozzi and Museo Nazionale del Bargello, reflects the Florentine master’s journey from late Gothic elegance to classical sensuality

Venice Biennale 2022: the must-see pavilions in the Giardini

From America's African facelift to the scents of hope and fear, here are the exhibitions we loved at the heart of the big event

War in Ukraine delays Kazakhstan Pavilion during Venice Biennale opening

Shipping chaos has derailed plans for the Central Asian nation's inaugural pavilion—but its organisers are improvising solutions

Marlene Dumas at Palazzo Grassi review—exhausting and uplifting at once

Venice exhibition elegantly displays the tension between seduction and repulsion in the South African artist's work

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Kathy Ruttenberg at Lyles & King to the treasures of the Hispanic Society Museum & Library

Giant David Hockney painting, unseen in nearly 30 years, steals the show at Toronto’s Art Gallery of Ontario

The 24ft wide canvas is one of the treasures in ‘I Am Here’, a thematic exhibition of artists’ collections, lists and depictions of everyday scenes

Genesis P-Orridge’s lifetime of boundary-breaking work comes into full view

The first posthumous institutional show of P-Orridge’s work chronicles a wide-ranging and pioneering practice that often played out at the level of identity and appearance

As war rages in Ukraine, an exhibition considers four centuries of armed conflict through the eyes of artists on the front lines

Images by Francisco de Goya, Roger Fenton and others at the Clark Art Institute offer historical counterpoints to horrific footage from the current conflict, reflecting how much—and how little—about war has changed

A brush with... Nari Ward

An in-depth interview with the artist on his greatest cultural influences, from The Staples Singers to Piero Manzoni

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Anish Kapoor will bring the ‘world’s blackest black’ to Venice's Accademia

The first British artist is finally exhibiting his sculptures using the controversial Vantablack.

Duking it out: Anselm Kiefer takes on the Venetian masters at the Palazzo Ducale

German artist creates new works that respond to those created by Tintoretto and others

Punching bag bearing name of convicted dealer Mary Boone features in New York show on Basquiat’s found objects

Nahmad Contemporary exhibition brings together works made from detritus dotted around the city’s streets and subways

Musée D’Orsay takes a trip through Gaudí’s fantastical world in new exhibition

Immersive show at the Parisian museum aims to show the varied output of the master of Catalan Modernism and go beyond his most famous work, the Sagrada Família

The Big Review: Postwar Modern—New Art in Britain 1945-1965 at Barbican Gallery

A show shaped by refugees and immigrants who made new lives on British shores has a war-stained resonance with today

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France seeks to protect Russia's Morozov collection from seizure as masterpieces return home

Works were on loan to a blockbuster exhibition at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris

Review: Does the Whitney Biennial really reflect the world today?

Plus, the exhibition Afro-Atlantic Histories opens in Washington and Raphael's late self-portrait at London's National Gallery

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Walid Raad at Paula Cooper Gallery to Daniel Lie at the New Museum

First details on the largest US exhibition of Van Gogh paintings for a generation

The show “Van Gogh in America” opens at the Detroit Institute of Arts in October

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Indigenous artists highlight shared histories of abstraction and survival in the Whitney Biennial

The 2022 edition of the exhibition includes the work of four Indigenous artists from the US and Canada

Flamenco, floating stages and a Stravinsky revival: programme for Venice's 2022 dance biennial revealed

Biennale Danza director Wayne McGregor has given the 16th international festival of contemporary dance the title of "Boundary-less" to reflect the current state of global flux

Under a revolutionary, emancipatory spell: Venice exhibition explores Surrealism’s interest in the occult

Major show at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection includes works by leading lights of Surrealism, including Leonora Carrington and Dorothea Tanning