At David Zwirner, New York, the late painter’s work speaks frankly to a black audience without distracting appeals to white art audiences

By Erica N. Cardwell

The artist’s solo exhibition at GAO Gallery, London, is brash, demented and necessary

By Lawrence Dodgson

At Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, the artist’s painted grids speak to how memories are always mediated and wrought

By Kristian Vistrup Madsen

At Mendes Wood DM, Brussels, a world of quiet empathy is set against modernity, instantaneity and the desecration of wild Brazil

By Paul Carey-Kent

Premiering in the US and UK this month, Céline Sciamma’s lesbian period drama employs the myth of Orpheus to re-centre the female gaze

By Cassie Packard

For her exhibition at Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich, the artist reassembled disused advertising signs into abstract sculptures

By Fabian Schöneich

At Chapter, New York, collages on canvas and ceramic fuse references to Jewish mysticism and the history of craft

By Amy Zion

Learning to survive a jittering feed of survivalist pro tips and transhumanist dreck

By Brian Dillon

At Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, the artist’s paintings of the Sonoran desert span millennia of cultural references

By Jennifer S. Li

Showing new commissions produced over a two-year period, ‘Modes of Encounter’ is an attempt to reset the relationship between artists, institutions and publics – that doesn’t quite come off

By Alvin Li

At Gladstone Gallery, New York, the colourful lives of gay icons comprise a cultural self-portrait

By Shiv Kotecha

The artist’s exhibition at PSM Gallery, Berlin, reflects on the relationship between body and mind

By Sonja-Maria Borstner