Julie Mehretu's Liminal Squared at White Cube, Bermondsey is a powerful exploration of the interaction between space, architecture and power. Using clean architectural plans as a base, Mehretu builds up a chaotic and dizzying aesthetic that challenges to the viewer to consider the contested space where architecture meets the community it is intended for. The result is stunning.
John Armleder (Geneva, 1948; lives and works in Geneva) has been a key figure on the contemporary art scene since the early 1970s. The Dairy Art Centre is celebrating its opening with a tribute to this artist, staging the largest ever solo exhibition in the UK.
The newly re-hung British Art display at Tate Britain marks the first major re-hang of its permanent collection since 2000, with some interesting and unexpected juxtapositions and by-ways along the timeline from c.1500 to the present day.
Alexander Calder's mobiles and sculptures will charm you at the Pace Gallery in London. There is something comfortingly domestic about Calder's mobiles – perhaps because of the design objects they later inspired. It's almost as if the 1960s couldn't have happened without him.