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Patrick Heron, Five Discs : 1963, 1963,  Oil paint on canvas, Private collection, © Estate of Patrick Heron. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2018
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Now Showing #246: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes a major Patrick Heron retrospective at Tate St Ives, the veteran German artist-filmmaker Ulrike Ottinger in Glasgow, and Cuban artist Carlos Garaicoa at Parasol Unit, London.

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Andy Goldsworthy, Silver Birch Forms For Hooke Park, Hooke Park Dorset, April 1986. Courtesy: Yorkshire Sculpture Park
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Now Showing #245: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes arts and environmental charity Common Ground’s exhibition at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Richard Long’s new stone circle work at Lisson Gallery in London, and a site-specific kinetic sculpture by Max Eastley at Perrott’s Folly in Edgbaston, Birmingham.

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Antony Cairns, LDN5_051, 2017. Courtesy: the artist; © Antony Cairns
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Now Showing #244: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes abstraction and photography at Tate Modern, video and sound collage at Dalby Forest in North Yorkshire, plus site-specific installation at Mellerstain House, Gordon on the Anglo-Scottish border.

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Anne Hardy, Area of Overlap, 2018, super 16mm film transferred to digital projection with 6 channel (5.1) audio, 7:21 min. © Anne Hardy; Courtesy Maureen Paley, London
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Now Showing #243: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes film and photography at Maureen Paley, London, sound art assemblages at Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, and walking data turned into abstract forms at Vane in Newcastle.

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Sofie Layton, Making the Invisible Visible, 2016.
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Now Showing #241: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes an exploration of the beauty, fragility and resilience of the heart in Newcastle upon Tyne, paintings by the late St Ives modernist Trevor Bell in Plymouth, and an architectural perspective on the paintings of Monet in London.

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Linder, You search but do not see, 1981-2010. Courtesy of Stuart Shave/Modern Art, Dependance, Andrehn Schiptjenko, Blum & Poe.
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Now Showing #238: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: Linder’s photomontage in Nottingham, the AV Festival in Newcastle and Gateshead, film essays in London, painted linguistics in Edinburgh, and polymorphous milk in Birmingham.

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Thomas Bang, INTERLOPER 3, 2018. Plywood, textiles, leather, paint, iron, 207 x 102 x 74 cm.
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Now Showing #237: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: punctured funerary portraits in London, intimacy and autonomy in Dundee, wildflower seeds in Glasgow, intimate moving image in Powys, and Charles Rennie Mackintosh stories in Northampton.

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Abbie Trayler-Smith, Fleeing Mosul c-type, edition of 7, 30.5 x 37.5 cm. Courtesy: Abbie Trayler-Smith and Anima-Mundi
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Now Showing #236: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: Pumpkin paintings by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama at Omer Tiroche Gallery in London, and in St Ives, Anima Mundi’s exhibition of Abbi Trayler-Smith’s photographs showing the effects of Isis on the people of Mosul in northern Iraq.

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Faith Ringgold, Jazz	Stories: Mama Can Sing,Papa Can Blow #8: Don’t Wanna Love You, 2004, acrylic on canvas with pieced border, 205.7 x 162.6 cm, 81 x 64 in, H8935. Courtesy: the artist, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery and ACA Galleries
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NOW SHOWING #235: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: An exploration of folklore and the occult at Newlyn Art Gallery, Penzance, Faith Ringgold’s painting and quilts at Pippy Houldsworth, London, and a group show exploring Gypsy, Roma and Traveller lives at g39, Cardiff.

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Photo by Darren O'Brien/Guzelian
Picture shows A visitor looks at Doubling Back, 2003 by Anthony McCall, The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield. 
The exhibition Anthony McCall: Solid Light Works opens 16 Feb - 3 June 2018 at The Hepworth WakefIeld. 
Picture taken 14/02/2018
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NOW SHOWING #234: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: light installation at the Hepworth, Wakefield; sound, video and installation at Chapter, Cardiff; and moving image and photographic works at De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea.

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Mark Dion, Tate Thames Dig, 1999, Wooden cabinet, porcelain, earthenware, metal, animal bones, glass and 2 maps, 266 x 370 x 126 cm. Installation view of Mark Dion: Theatre of the Natural World at Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2018. Photo: Jeff Spicer/PA Wire
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NOW SHOWING #233: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes a cabinet of curiosities at Whitechapel Gallery, London, an exhibition inspired by Virginia Woolf’s writings at Tate St Ives, and a reimagining of public sculpture and monuments at Spike Island, Bristol.

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susan pui san lok, Untitled (West), shimmer curtains, 2018. Installation at Wolverhampton Art Gallery
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NOW SHOWING #232: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes an exhibition in Wolverhampton of works by seven of the artists who featured in last year’s Diaspora Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, and an exploration of the significance of TS Eliot’s poem The Waste Land in Margate.

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Craig Wylie, EW(hood). Copyright: Craig Wylie
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NOW SHOWING #231: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes Tara Donovan’s wall mounted works at Pace, London, Tabita Rezaire’s exploration of coloniality and its effects on technology, sexuality, health and spirituality at the Royal Standard, Liverpool, plus past BP Portrait Award winner Craig Wyle at The Fairhurst Gallery, Norwich.

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Joy Labinjo, Untitled, 2017
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NOW SHOWING #230: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes an exploration of language at Holden Gallery, Manchester, Glenn Brown’s intricate paintings at Gagosian and the winner of last year’s Woon Foundation Art Prize, Joy Labinjo, at London’s Morley Gallery.

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Ralph Darbyshire, Not Really Understanding Stuff: A Reptile Reliquary (detail), 2017
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NOW SHOWING #229: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes an exploration of masculinity at Vane in Newcastle and a group show that traces the acoustic lives of different cities and places across the Arab world at Nottingham Contemporary.

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Dorothy Cross, Bed. Copyright: the artist
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NOW SHOWING #226: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes sculpture at the New Art Centre, Wiltshire, Rose Wylie at the Serpentine’s Sackler Gallery, London, plus a different take on the threat of climate change at the University of Hertfordshire.

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Catherine Story, Shadow, 2017. Photo; Steve White.
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NOW SHOWING #225: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes an enigmatic nighttime mise-en-scene in London, an installation exploring mental health inequalities across sites in Edinburgh and Glasgow, and large-scale sculptures in Hull.

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Lucinda Rogers, Outside ka-sh fabric shop
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NOW SHOWING #224: The week’s top exhibitions

A selection of exhibition highlights for the week ahead including: Lucinda Rogers’ drawing at the House of Illustration, London; Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley’s films at Tate Liverpool; and Megan Rooney’s domestic trauma at Tramway, Glasgow.

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