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Neil Zakiewicz 'Clay Work' wood, terracotta 77×40×40cm, 2018 photography by Andy Keate
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Now Showing #270: The week’s top exhibitions

Five recommended shows from across the UK, including Zena Blackwell’s paintings of family life at MADE, Cardiff; Neil Zakiewicz’s sculptures at Domo Baal, London; and Emma Hart’s ceramic road signs at Fruitmarket, Edinburgh.

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Chila Kumari Singh Burman, Love Not Gold, 2009, Cibachrome print. Image courtesy of the artist Chila Kumari Singh Burman
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Now Showing #269: The week’s top exhibitions

Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: Chila Kumari Singh Burman’s prints, sculptures and films, Alison Watt’s painting at Abbott Hall Gallery, Kendall, plus an exploration of fandom-related desire, consumption and production at London’s Transition Two gallery.

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Michael Dean, Installation view (detail), The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture 2018. Photo: Stuart Whipps
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Now Showing #268: The week’s top exhibitions

Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture at the Hepworth, Wakefield, an exploration of the role that women have played in the history of resistance movements at Nottingham Contemporary, plus a series of interventions in the galleries of the Museum of English Rural Life, Reading.

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Mandy Barker: Birds Nest from Hong Kong Soup:1826. Image courtesy of the artist
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Now Showing #267: The week’s top exhibitions

Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: A showcase of work from the University of Hertfordshire’s art collection; the inaugural exhibition at the Horniman Museum, London featuring a multi-sensory installation by Serena Korda; and a retrospective of Sex Pistols artist Jamie Reid in Hull.

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Manifesto at Rogue Studios
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Now Showing #266: The week’s top exhibitions

Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: Anni Albers’ at Tate Modern, the inaugural exhibition at Manchester’s Rogue Studios, and an exploration of regret by Tom Hackett at the Storefront, Luton.

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Chloe Dewe Mathews: In Search of Frankenstein, Impressions, Bradford
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Now Showing #265: The week’s top exhibitions

Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: Chloe Dewe Mathews’ photos at Impressions, Bradford; Anna Bunting-Branch’s virtual reality works at Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge; and Jerwood Visual Arts’ ‘Survey’ show featuring 15 early-career artists.

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Milena Dragicevic, Supplicant 101 (detail), 2008, Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London. © the artist, courtesy Galerie Martin Janda, Vienna
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Now Showing #264: The week’s top exhibitions

Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: A selection of portraits curated by artist Leo Fitzmaurice at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool; Jesse Darling’s sculptures, drawings and objects in the latest in Tate Britain’s ongoing Art Now series of free exhibitions; and at Firstsite in Colchester, Raqs Media Collective’s exploration of the history of psychological disorders caused by conflict.

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Polly Apfelbaum, Waiting for the UFOs (a space set between a landscape and a bunch of flowers), 2018, Ikon, Birmingham. Courtesy: the artist and Ikon. Photo: Stuart Whipps
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Now Showing #263: The week’s top exhibitions

Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: Polly Apfelbaum’s large-scale site-specific works at Ikon, Birmingham, a new film by Ulla von Brandenburg at Whitechapel Gallery, London, and works by three collaborative duos in Inverness.

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Nina Beier, Left to right: Female Nude (2015) Lodoicea seed, fertilized dirt; Curly Maroon Fade Pixie (2016); Layered Side-Swept Ombre (2015); Rich Copper Charleston (2015); Choppy Layers Blunt Bang (2016); Ebony Volume Frizz (2015) Human hair wigs, painted frames. Courtesy: artist and Spike Island, Bristol; photo: Stuart Whipps.
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Now Showing #262: The week’s top exhibitions

Five recommended shows from across the UK, ranging from a debut Scottish solo show at Glasgow’s Transmission Gallery to Christian Marclay’s world-renowned film installation The Clock at Tate Modern, plus exhibitions in Bristol, Southampton and Birmingham.

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William Kentridge, Untitled (Video Transfers), 2002. Courtesy and © the artist, 2018
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Now Showing #260: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: The Hayward Gallery’s new touring drawing exhibition at St Albans Museum and Gallery; magic, ritual and witchcraft at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; and the inaugural exhibition at S1 Artspace’s new gallery space at Sheffield’s Park Hill estate.

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Victoria Sin, Cthulhu Through the Looking Glass, film still. Courtesy: the artist
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Now Showing #259: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: ‘Drag: Self-portraits and Body Politics’, at the Hayward Gallery, London; a group show in Edinburgh of works made in protest at Pussy Riot’s 2012 imprisonment in Russia; and Elisabeth Frink sculptures at Abbott Hall Art Gallery in Kendal.

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Michael Craig-Martin, Self-Portrait (Purple). © Michael Craig-Martin. Courtesy: the artist and Gagosian
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Now Showing #258: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: An exploration of how the head and face have been depicted in art at Graves Gallery, Sheffield, Lily Cole’s film Balls at the Foundling Museum, London, and Lucy Skaer at Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh.

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Luiz Zerbini, Intuitive Ratio, installation view at the South London Gallery, 2018. Photo: Andy Stagg
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Now Showing #257: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of must-see shows includes: last week of Brazilian artist Luiz Zerbini at South London Gallery; movement explored through the gymnastic body with Jo Longhurst in Perth; Liverpool Biennial Associate Artists at Baltic 39; and Evan Ifekoya’s ‘queer black algorithm’ at Gasworks, London.

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Barbara Kruger, Not ugly enough, 1997
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Now Showing #256: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of must-see shows includes: ‘Herstory’ at Touchstones, Rochdale featuring a selection of work by women artists from Turin-based Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo’s extensive collection; an exploration of the art of the Weimar Republic at Tate Modern; and the culmination of Tai Shani’ s four-year ‘Dark Continent’ project at The Tetley, Leeds.

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Pia Camil: Bara, Bara, Bara,  Installation view at Dallas Contemporary, 2017. Courtesy; Dallas  Contemporary. Photo; Kevin Todora.
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Now Showing #255: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of must-see shows includes the first UK show by Mexican artist Pia Camil at Nottingham Contemporary, Jo Lathwood’s sculptural installation at Fabrica, Brighton, and the artist-led project ‘Women Artists of the North East Library’ at Workplace in Gateshead.

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Mark Wallinger, The Human Figure in Space, 2007, approx. 4,800 m (3 miles) of kite string, mirrors, stencilled numbers, nails, wood, dimensions variable. Installation view at Donald Young Gallery, 2007. Photo: Tom Van Eynde
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Now Showing #254: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of must see shows includes Mark Wallinger’s Eadweard Muybridge-influenced work at Jerwood Gallery, Hastings, plus Yves Klein’s painting, sculpture and large-scale installation at Blenheim Palace, Woodstock.

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Kate Stone, Charlie Cairoli. © Kate Stone. Photo: Luke Stephenson
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Now Showing #253: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of must see shows includes a celebration of 250 years of the circus at Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, and mass extinction laid bare at Gallery North at Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Tim Lewis, Crimson Prince. © Tim Lewis. Courtesy: Flowers Gallery, London, New York
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Now Showing #253: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of must-see shows includes: automata at Compton Verney, Warwickshire, Royal Academician Anthony Whishaw’s paintings in a former cow shed in Checkley, near Hereford, Tacita Dean at Fruitmarket, Edinburgh, plus Michael Sandle’s hard hitting sculpture at Grosvenor Museum.

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Qi-Yafeng at Cheeseburn. © Colin Davison
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Now Showing #252: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of must-see shows includes Qi Yafeng at Cheeseburn in Northumberland, an exploration of sex, desire and politics at Jerwood Space, London, and 19th century outsider artist James Henry Pullen at Watts Gallery, Compton.

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Trish Morrissey, Cascade. Courtesy: Francesca Maffeo Gallery
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Now Showing #251: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of must-see shows includes Trish Morrissey at Francesca Maffeo Gallery, Leigh on Sea; Michael Dean at Baltic, Gatesehead; a large-scale installation by Susie MacMurray at St Albans Museum and Art Gallery; and Alison Wilding at De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill.

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Ciprian  Muresan, Andrei  Rublev  by  Tarkovsky,  sec.  21-30,  2017. Courtesy: the  artist  and  Plan  B  Cluj, Berlin. Photo: Mathias Schormann
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Now Showing #250: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of must-see shows includes Ed Ruscha at the National Gallery, London, sound installation at Richmond Chapel, Penzance, and a drawing show split across Modern Art Oxford and the Drawing Room, London.

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Gallery view of the 250th Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London (12 June — 19 August 2018)
© Royal Academy of Arts. Photo: David Parry
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Now Showing #249: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of must-see shows includes the 250th Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, the latest edition of Whitechapel Gallery’s London Open triennial, Lubaina Himid’s banner-like paintings in Gateshead, an exploration of ‘universal collective memory’ in Bristol, and a new exhibition at Tate Britain marking 100 years since the end of the first world war.

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