Groundwork, New Art Centre, Salisbury
This group show features sculpture, film, drawing and photography. Each artist was asked to respond to the picturesque and historical surroundings of Roche Court, with work displayed in the gardens and interior galleries. Artists include: Miriam Austin, Rob Chavasse, Freddy Dewe Mathews, Tom Lovelace and David Murphy.
Until 27 September 2015, www.sculpture.uk.com
Facing History: Contemporary Portraiture, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Exhibition exploring how contemporary artists adapt historical or conventional modes of portraiture. The wide variety of work features silhouettes, portrait miniatures, medals, Old Master paintings, and death masks, as well as passport photographs, ID cards and election campaign posters. Includes high profile names such as Julian Opie, Grayson Perry, Ellen Heck, Maud Sulter and Gavin Turk.
Until 24 April 2016, www.vam.ac.uk
Richard Long: Time and Space, Arnolfini, Bristol
Focusing on the area where Long grew up and still lives, this show examines the importance of Bristol and the South West to the artist’s career. It includes sculpture, drawing, photography and text works that date from 1967 to the present, plus two major new works.
Until 15 November 2015, www.arnolfini.org.uk
Island, g39, Cardiff
The latest offering from Cardiff’s g39 explores notions of isolation and community, structured as two distinct exhibitions plus an evolving programme of commissions, film, food, performance, music and community-led events. Artists on show in Island Adaptations I & II include Helen Sharp, Alasdair Duncan, Ellie Harrison, Freddie Dewe Mathews and Mark Titchner.
Until 12 September 2015, www.g39.org
Lauren Gault & Allison Gibbs: fugue states, CCA, Glasgow
This two-person exhibition investigates the margins of sight, sense and connectedness. Film and sculpture create a layered response to the themes of time and the future, and how these can be re-expressed and understood.
Until 6 September 2015, www.cca-glasgow.com