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Lisson Gallery, 27 Bell Street, London NW1 5BU

Cory Arcangel: currentmood

Cory Arcangel, currentmood. Installation view

Clickbait and regurgitated imagery, freely ripped, hacked and manipulated by Cory Arcangel, uniformly fill Lisson Gallery in his latest solo exhibition ‘currentmood’. William Davie reviews

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CHEWDAY’S Ltd, 139 Lambeth Walk, London, SE11 6EE

Gabriele Beveridge: Eternity Anyways

Eternity Anyways, Installation View

Less interested in a prescriptive rhetoric on consumer culture than exploring how the poetic and the personal can be addressed under contemporary conditions, Beveridge sits on the line between ambivalence and celebration – investigating a fascination between the lure of consumer images and objects and the values that they preserve and perpetuate.

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Thomas Dane Gallery, 3 & 11 Duke Street St, London SW1Y 6BN

Cecily Brown: Madrepora

Cecily Brown, Madrepora, 2016. Installation view Thomas Dane Gallery, London.

Powerful and erotic imagery is embedded within the painted skins of Cecily Brown's work. Piers Masterson reviews her solo exhibition 'Madrepora', Brown's first at Thomas Dane's St. James' gallery.

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Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, 6 Heddon Street, London W1B 4BT

Ayan Farah: Maps

Ayan Farah, Maps, installation view, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London, 2016

Farah's paintings stitch together personal histories, techniques, materials and diverse frames of reference, all underscored by the history, geography and politics of ownership, gender, labour and production. Review by Anneka French

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Stuart Shave/Modern Art, 4-8 Helmet Row, London EC1V 3QJ

Nicolas Deshayes: Thames Water

Nicolas Deshayes, Thames Water, Modern Art, 1-24 September, exhibition view

'Thames Water' continues Deshayes' idiosyncratic use of industrial materials and processes by positioning cast iron sculptures that function as radiators around the perimeter of the gallery. Review by William Rees

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Hauser & Wirth, 23 Savile Row, London W1S 2ET

Mike Kelley: Framed and Frame

Installation view, Mike Kelley. Framed and Frame, Hauser & Wirth London, 2016

Piers Masterson reviews Mike Kelley's large-scale installation at Hauser & Wirth, exploring issues surrounding the reproduction and dissemination of cultural heritage.

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Public Exhibitions, Black Gates, Hassard Street, London, E2 7RD

Kitty Clark: HUMANS UNITE

Kitty Clark: HUMANS UNITE, installation view

Public Exhibitions proudly presents a physical solo show and an online exhibition by Kitty Clark, curated by Valentina Fois.

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Bosse & Baum, Unit BGC, Bussey Building, 133 Rye Lane, SE15 4ST

Florence Peake: WE perform I am in love with my body

Florence Peake, installation view, WE Perform I am in love with my body, 2017, Bosse & Baum.

Florence Peake’s show at Bosse & Baum, ‘WE perform I am in love with my body,’ comes as close to dance – as close to performance – as you can get. The pieces are so connected with the body, physicality and movement that you just can’t get away from it. Review by Kaitlyn Kane

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PM/AM, 259-269 Old Marylebone Road, London NW1 5RA

Ivar Wigan: Young Love

Aligator Pond, 2015

PM/AM’s current exhibition, Young Love, showcases a new body of work by Ivar Wigan documenting two years spent living within the dancehall communities of Jamaica.

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Chisenhale Gallery, 64 Chisenhale Rd, London E3 5QZ

Luke Willis Thompson: autoportrait

Luke Willis Thompson, autoportrait, 2017. Installation view, Chisenhale Gallery 2017.

‘autoportrait’ is an eight minute and 50 second 35mm black and white film produced collaboratively between artist Luke Willis Thompson and its subject, Diamond Reynolds. It is also intended as a ‘sister image’ to the video documenting the fatal shooting of her partner, Philando Castile, by a police officer in Minnesota, which she broadcast via Facebook Live on 6 July 2016 and which has consumed Reynolds’s identity over the past year. Review by Alice Bucknell

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Tenderpixel, 8 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4HE

CONGLOMERATE: Station ID

CONGLOMERATE, Still from Desde el Jardin, directed by Sol Calero and Dafna Maimon, 2016.

An elaborate installation is the ‘absurdly complicated’ stage-set for the newest piece of ‘Gesamkunstwerk’ by Berlin-based artist collective CONGLOMERATE, presented at Tenderpixel as their first London-based project. The group comprises a core squadron of 5 artists and filmmakers including Sol Calero, Ethan Hayes-Chute, Derek Howard, Christopher Kline and Dafna Maimon, converging and disbanding at will in different cities and contexts in order to produce 30-minute ‘Blocks’ of programming that make a mess of traditional genres. Review by Alice Bucknell

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David Roberts Art Foundation, Symes Mews, London NW1 7JE

Curators’ Series #10. Greater than the Sum by Kunsthalle Lissabon

Laure Prouvost, GDM future franchise, 2017 (details)

What role can the artist take in society? What path forward can a curator hope to illuminate? These are questions at the heart of the Kunsthalle Lissabon's programme, the Portuguese art institution that is currently exhibiting as part of DRAF’s Curator’s Series – only the second time an institution rather than an individual has been invited. In ‘Greater than the Sum,’ the two curators from the Kunsthalle Lissabon have taken full advantage of this rare privilege. Review by Kaitlyn Kane

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