The Barbican

Soheila Sokhanvari: the former scientist using ‘alchemy’ to bring together Iranian and Western culture

The Shiraz-born artist tells us how she became an artist after a bad cycling accident and why what is happening in Iran is “no longer a protest, it’s a revolution”

Raw meat and vagina scrolls: Carolee Schneemann’s body politics laid bare in first UK survey

The Barbican Art Gallery is staging a survey of the late pioneering performance artist, including more than 300 works ranging from early paintings and sculptural assemblages to films and installations

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'Art world disillusionment led me to make art with memes': artist Cem A on his London exhibition

The man behind the infamous Instagram account @freeze_magazine shows his meme creations at the Barbican

Interview by Frank Wasser

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Shilpa Gupta's tribute to dissident writers to the UK debut of influential Georgian painter Karlo Kacharava

London's Barbican shakes up staff following racism allegations published in tell-all book

Former BBC culture editor Will Gompertz steps into joint managing director role with Sandeep Dwesar

Basquiat: Boom for Real is most popular show in Barbican’s history

More than 7,000 visitors attended over the closing weekend in London, with overall figures expected to reach more than 215,000