‘Artist & Empire’ at Tate Britain

A survey of art made in response to empire reflects national pride — and a legacy of lingering ambivalence, writes Maya Jaggi

‘Drawing 36 (after Flink)’ (2015) by Glenn Brown
©Gagosian Gallery

‘Unrealism’ could be the next new thing

A Miami exhibition argues for the dominance of figuration over abstraction in the internet era

Archibald Motley's 'The Boys in the Back Room (Card Players)' (1934)

Archibald Motley, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York — ‘A virtuoso of ambivalence’

The African-American painter’s works deserve this retrospective

Ekio Otake in William Johnston's 'A Body in Fukushima' Photo: William Johnston
©William Johnston

Hiroshima Panels and A Body in Fukushima

A Japanese couple’s paintings and a series of photographs capture the aftermath of nuclear disaster

Soviet photography: the cameras that lied

An exhibition at the Jewish museum in New York shows how fine photography distorted the realities of life in the communist state

Panoramas: under a Klein Blue sky

A feel-good yet edgy show in Marseille explores the tensions that have long been captured in the medium

Barbara Morgan's 'We are three women - We are three million women' (1938)
©Münchner Stadtmuseum

Paris Photo fair — report

The four-day fair was under way when Friday’s events took place

Débora Arango’s works displayed in the new wing of the Medellín Museum of Modern Art
©Carlos Tobón

Medellín Museum of Modern Art

A new wing at the museum symbolises the transformation of the Colombian city from a murder capital to a creative centre

‘Jardim5’ (2014)
©Luzia Simons

Snapshot: ‘Mirrors’ by Luzia Simons

The Brazilian artist created ‘scanograms’ by layering floral arrangements directly on to the bed of her scanner, following in the tradition of cameraless photography

Installation view of Adrián Villar Rojas’s ‘Rinascimento’ (2015)
©Paolo Saglia

Adrián Villar Rojas on show in Turin

The Argentine artist talks about moving boulders from Turkey to Italy — and why he hates exhibition openings

Beirut’s art mall

The Aïshti Foundation’s shopping centre cum-museum is a sign of the Lebanese capital’s growing art scene

Alexander Calder at Tate Modern

Twisted wire and cut metal soar and swoop in Britain’s ‘happiest exhibition’. By Jackie Wullschlager

‘Class Distinctions’, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston — ‘Addictive’

A show that dissects social codes in 17th-century Dutch paintings

The Art Market: That’s your lot

Threshold resistance for Taubman goodies; controversial art agents; objects that won’t sell

Africa: the connected continent

Design and the digital world on show at the Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao

Richard Learoyd, V&A, London

Learoyd’s powerfully evocative prints are a throwback to the early days of photography

Interview: Chinese artist Liu Dan

At his inaugural commercial show in Europe, the contemporary Chinese artist talks about pushing traditional boundaries

Greece’s Neon art foundation

The founders of the non-profit organisation talk about funding in the midst of financial crisis — and why art is not a luxury

Bill Viola, Yorkshire Sculpture Park and Blain Southern, London — review

Viola deals with the big stuff — birth, death, agony, ecstasy

David Jones retrospective at Pallant House

Was the artist ‘an art-and-language conceptualist or a religious nut mired in symbolism’?