Take a walk on the obscure side of 1980s New York
This curious film about the painter Edward Brezinski suggests that not all forgotten artists are candidates for rehabilitation
The madcap menagerie of Koen Vanmechelen
With his ambitious new public project in Genk, the Belgian artist fuses art, activism and animal husbandry
The endless inventions of Bruce Nauman
Drawing, video, sculpture and performance – no medium is out of bounds for the titan of American art
The shock value of Sarah Lucas still hasn’t worn off
Lucas made her name as one of the more provocative YBAs. Two decades later, her work continues to surprise
Rachel Whiteread’s conspicuous absences
The artist’s ongoing record of what was not there becomes more thought-provoking as time passes
A nosey parker’s paradise in London
Pore over Matisse’s prized possessions and get a glimpse into Lawrence Alma-Tadema’s home at these fascinating exhibitions
Joseph Beuys’s boxing career
Waddington Custot celebrates Beuys’s boxing skills, while a mysterious British artist steals the show at Bagshawe Fine Art
What has Kassel’s Documenta learned from Athens?
The Kassel leg of Documenta 14 has just opened, but will it fare batter than its much-criticised Athens counterpart?
How did ‘Viva Arte Viva’ go so wrong?
Wasn’t this year’s Venice Biennale exhibition supposed to do away with grand curatorial conceits?
Highlights of Art Brussels
Like the city itself, the strength of this fair is in its variety
Which London shows are worth going indoors for?
Spring is here and the sun is out, so choose your exhibitions wisely…
The elephant in the road
Go and see Joel Sternfeld’s strange and beautiful photographs of the USA at Beetles+Huxley while you still can
John Baldessari’s jumble sale style, and the wonders of Tooting Broadway
You can stumble across good art in the strangest places…
Legends in London: Zaha Hadid and Robert Rauschenberg
A look around some of London’s most talked-about winter exhibitions
Spectacular Rauschenbergs and surprisingly good Gavin Turks
There’s an absolutely extraordinary exhibition of Robert Rauschenberg’s art in London right now – and it’s not at the Tate. Plus more London art highlights
Keith Cunningham: the artist who walked away from fame
He was ranked alongside Auerbach and Kossoff: so why did Cunningham stop painting just as his career was taking off?
Is it time for the Turner Prize to break out of the Tate?
It’s a mixed bag this year, with Anthea Hamilton coming out on top. But whatever you make of the work, Tate is no longer the place to show it
Smashing stuff…London’s art world wakes up with a bang
Kicking off the London art season by kicking in an old Saab (for art’s sake)
Saudi Arabia’s lost railway in Fitzroy Square
Plus: Virginia Chihota’s claustrophobic blast of colour; a surreal spectacle from James Richards at the ICA; and Suzanne Treister’s sinister take on technology
Michel Houellebecq’s new exhibition is extremely terrible and utterly compelling
The writer has deployed the deadpan satirical streak that runs through his novels to defy the rules of contemporary art
The Liverpool Biennial’s emphasis on local identity could not be more prescient
The sociopolitical slant of this year’s event has added weight in light of the Brexit vote. Can a city’s regeneration be artist-led?
Art and politics in London (and where to go to escape it)
If the ‘Brexit’ debates have all got a bit much, there are some good shows on to take your mind off things
Spilled water and naked bomber jackets in Marylebone
Returning to the scene of an embarrassing art accident…Plus, Simon Mullan’s surprisingly beautiful tiled compositions
Fifty years of The Velvet Underground
It tanked in 1967, but the band’s debut album, produced by Andy Warhol, was still the best pop cultural achievement of its decade