Exhibitions

Chelsea Calling: this summer’s group shows remind the reign of gallery district

Blue chip galleries in New York’s original art district have put on their best shows with ambitious checklists and pairings

Documenta's director steps down over antisemitism scandal

Sabine Schormann's decision to resign as head of the Kassel exhibition was supported by a number of leading German politicians

South Australia’s Aboriginal arts community makes New York debut

Iwantja Arts sits in the heart of the outback, while its members use art to connect with one another and the rest of the world

Raphael tapestries exhibition illustrates the ‘dawn of image reproduction’

The Columbus Museum of Art’s exhibition of the six historic Dresden tapestries belatedly commemorates the 500th anniversary of the Italian master’s death

Bernd and Hilla Becher, photography giants of the Düsseldorf School, emerge from the shadows in New York show

The exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is the pair’s first major US survey and will include their signature grid works as well as largely unknown early pieces

‘A fig for your barriers of wire’: Diego Rivera’s dream of a united America explored in major show

The exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art brings together 150 paintings, frescoes and drawings that illustrate the Mexican artist’s vision of unity and solidarity with workers

Black Napoleon and smooching sailors: Amy Sherald tells us about her first European solo show opening in London

The exhibition at Hauser & Wirth will coincide with Frieze London and present new works subverting the Western art historical canon

Milton Avery—who linked American Impressionism to Abstract Expressionism—gets first major European show

The curator of the Royal Academy of Arts exhibition says there is “joy in every work”

The delights of Sussex: the art and museums to visit in the English county

The organisation Sussex Modern brings together the many and varied cultural delights of the area

A 'revolt against the cult of the male genius': the must-see photographs at Rencontres d’Arles

France's historic photography festival gives top billing to the unseen, unrecognised and repressed, with a headline show dedicated to dissident feminist artists, many of whom worked behind the Iron Curtain

Hito Steyerl withdraws from Documenta 15 amid antisemitism scandal

The influential German artist cited the handling of antisemitism charges and staff working conditions among the reasons for her decision

'Joy as a form of resistance': artists Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca capture the rituals of five Brazilian communities at the New Museum

“We make portraits of a given group in a given time and place,” the duo says about their videos of communities that connect through a form of performance on the peripheries of Brazilian life

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In bed with JMW Turner: erotic side of painter explored in new exhibition

A new exhibition at Turner’s House in Twickenham explores a more sensual body of work by the famed painter of maritime scenes

An immersive exhibition celebrates the Dominican Republic’s forgotten Surrealist in his hometown

Ivan Tovar, who created a singular oeuvre in Paris and Santo Domingo throughout the 20th century, is finally receiving public and commercial recognition

When Elsa Schiaparelli met Salvador Dalí: exhibition explores fashion designer’s Surrealist influences

Paris show features the “lobster dress” that the pair created for Wallis Simpson’s wedding

At the Morgan Library and Museum, the art of a misfit master revealed

The story of Rick Barton, such as we know it, can only be told thanks to a curator’s detective work and some chance connections

Artist Rirkrit Tiravanija on honouring Mexican pottery traditions—and the intoxicating inspiration of psychoactive drinks

An exhibition in Mexico City explores the artist’s years-long investigation of Oaxacan vessels made for the consumption of mezcal and pulque

Explicit drawings by Bloomsbury Group artist Duncan Grant to go on show at Charleston

Works depicting gay sex—thought to have been lost—were kept secret for decades

Stand back: Rijksmuseum displays huge works on paper—some the size of an entire room—in new exhibition

The Amsterdam museum pulls out the largest paintings, drawings and prints on paper from its collection

Exhibition at New York's Drawing Center explores the ‘freedom to ornament’

Nearly 200 works from various civilisations, cultures and histories chronicle shifting approaches to beautification and the complex language of patterns

Edinburgh show dissects the art of anatomy and delves into some of the more gruesome practices fuelling it, like graverobbing and murder

National Museum of Scotland exhibition will include works by Leonardo and Cornelis Troost as well as the skeleton of the notorious William Burke

Tate announces 2023 programme including exhibition pairing Hilma af Klint with Piet Mondrian

Solo shows dedicated to Isaac Julien and Sarah Lucas, a survey of contemporary African photography and the controversial "Philip Guston Now" are also on the slate

Documenta will now come under greater government control in light of fresh antisemitism accusations, Germany's culture minister says

Jewish groups call for the exhibition director's dismissal following removal of controversial banner work by Indonesian collective Taring Padi

Documenta 15: why is the show so scandalous?

Plus, the Warhol-Prince copyright dispute, and Juan Muñoz at Spain’s Centro Botin

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Fish scales, nettles and banana leaf? Exhibition of traditional Japanese garments made with unusual materials opens in Minneapolis

A show at the Minneapolis Institute of Art displays more than 120 Japanese textiles made from the stuff of nature

London's 'spectacular' 2024 Van Gogh show will focus on the artist’s greatest period—we delve into the details

“Van Gogh: Poets and Lovers” at the National Gallery will be presented in themes, tracing the story of his stay in Provence

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In new performance, artist Janice Kerbel choreographs a fight for one

Kerbel’s new solo exhibition at Catriona Jeffries gallery in Vancouver, the artist is debuting two new performance works