Black British painting, gay New York photography and Dr Eno will see you now – the week in art | Art and design

Exhibition of the week

Life Between Islands
Alberta Whittle, Sonia Boyce and Hurvin Anderson are amongst the stars of what guarantees to be a definitive survey of Caribbean British art since the Fifties.
Tate Britain, London, from 1 December to three April

Additionally exhibiting

Alvin Baltrop
Actually arresting images of gay life round the ruinous Hudson River piers in Seventies and 80s New York, taken by a voyeur of genius who by no means obtained his due in his lifetime.
Modern Art Bury Street, London, till 22 January

Salvador Dalí to Jenny Saville
A showcase of latest acquisitions by Scotland’s trendy art museum, which additionally contains items by Alberta Whittle, Dorothea Tanning and Bridget Riley.
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One), Edinburgh, from 27 November

A take a look at how modern art helps the therapeutic course of at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, with Brian Eno amongst the aesthetic surgeons.
Saatchi Gallery, London, till 13 January


Margate artists Sophie von Hellermann and Anne Ryan collaborate on a brand new set up that appears out on the winter sea.
Turner Contemporary, Margate, till Spring 2023

Picture of the week

Artist David Shrigley and his evolving show Mayfair Tennis Ball Exchange at the Stephen Friedman gallery in Mayfair.
{Photograph}: Linda Nylind/The Guardian

Mayfair Tennis Ball Change, Stephen Friedman gallery, London
David Shrigley’s new present Mayfair Tennis Ball Change is an evolving work of psychedelic op art involving 12,166 tennis balls – new at first however meant to be exchanged for used balls, one after the other, over the course of the exhibition, by members of the public.
Learn his interview all about it right here

What we realized

Vogue photographer Helmut Newton had an enduring affect on visible art

Whereas style photographer Fabrice Monteiro’s greatest shot summons a spirit from a garbage dump

Lubaina Himid has spoken to the Guardian about her adolescence … and defined the which means of a few of her work … that are on present at Tate Trendy in London

Kehinde Wiley spoke to the Observer forward of his present at the Nationwide Gallery

Andy Warhol’s and Jean-Michel Basquiat’s friendship is being dramatised for the London stage … and they aren’t the solely artists whose tales make good drama

Jarman award-winning video artist Jasmina Cibic is worried for Europe

An bold exhibition at Nottingham Modern envisions an odd future

NFT is the “phrase of the yr”

Tech advances might assist the Parthenon marbles return to Greece

Indigenous Australian photographers are exhibiting in New South Wales


Photographer Steve McCurry focuses on the youngsters of the world … whereas Natalie Grono focuses on her personal daughters … and Pia Bramley sketches the fact about new motherhood

René Magritte was a little bit of a thriller, Albrecht Dürer appreciated to journey and Belkis Ayón was a large of Cuban art

A priceless historical Roman mosaic spent 50 years as a espresso desk

Tim Sumner needs to inform a social historical past of Britain by way of paper luggage

Masterpiece of the week

Still Life with Apples, by Cezanne
{Photograph}: Andrew Norman/The Fitzwilliam Museum, Picture Library

Paul Cézanne: Nonetheless Life with Apples (1877-78)
These are a few of the best apples ever painted. Cézanne doesn’t intention for a crisp photographic realism as, say, Caravaggio does in his work of fruit, however as a substitute paints the technique of attempting to see, really feel and share these apples. You sense the physicality of each brushstroke as if it have been a deep thumb gouge in a lump of clay. You observe his relentless scrutiny of the apples’ stable substance, their marvellous distinctive existence – their applehood, or appleness. His colors don’t float outdoors the apple however penetrate its being. Cézanne seems previous the pores and skin of life and sees its core.
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

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