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Elephant, Palais des Glaces, Paris. Photograph: Pierre Antoine

From hissing dragons to oozing amoebas: as his show opens at Stuart Shave/Modern Art, the London-based artist picks some favourite images

By Nicolas Deshayes

From Jenny Holzer to the Ferguson protests, the filmmaker shares some important images ahead of her show at Ryan Lee

By Mariam Ghani
Study of the workshop working on a plaster mockup of the Statue of Liberty by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi in the ateliers of Gaget, Garthier & Cie, c.1878. In the collection of Musée des Arts et Métiers, Paris

From prop frogs to torture machines, the New York-based artist writes about the images she finds the most arresting

By Dora Budor

The enduring intensity of Agnes Martin and an H&M advertising campaign: the London-based artist shares her Portfolio

By Gili Tal

A Neolithic mask and Roberto Bolaño’s Savage Detectives: the artist duo share a selection of important quotations and images

By Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme
Alina Szapocznikow, Petit Dessert I (Small Dessert I), 1970-71, coloured polyester resin and glass, 8 x 11 x 13 cm. Courtesy: Broadway 1602, New York, and Galerie Gisela Capitain GmbH, Cologne © The Estate of Alina Szapocznikow/Piotr Stanisławski/ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2016; photograph: Thomas Mueller

From Shahmaran, Queen of Snakes, to Star Trek: First Contact: the London-based artist explains her favourite images

By Jala Wahid

A cancelled seminar, a misprinted newspaper, and Invasion Day graffiti: the Australian artist shares her selection of important images

By Helen Johnson
Two dancers from Pina Bausch’s Tanztheater Wuppertal performing in Paris. Photograph: Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty Images

From Duchamp to Roald Dahl's The Witches, the London-based artist selects the images that have stuck with her

By Rebecca Ackroyd

Ahead of the 9th Liverpool Biennial, the Dubai-based trio share a selection of important images

By ​Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian

A photographic series from Leidy Churchman: an homage to Bill Cunningham

By Leidy Churchman

Impromptu street sculptures and ice cream with Cy Twombly: the London-based artist shares a selection of important images

By Nicholas Hatfull

The New York-based artist writes about the images that have influenced her practice

By Amie Siegel