The fat of the land

The Yorkshire Sculpture Park is host to Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s sculpture and projects 1961-96 and includes their 1981 Volvo (pictured below). As well as drawings and photographs, the exhibition provides an insight into the creative and technical processes used in the production of the sculptures. Until 1 June.

Venue: Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Yorkshire WF4 4LG.

How about visiting Revelation at the Barbican? This major touring exhibition features more than 30 pieces exploring the themes of the body, gender, identity and the environment by textile artists from the UK, Canada, the US and Japan. Until 13 April.

Venue: Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, London EC2.

If you’re interested in glass, visit the Simon Moore exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Crafts Council shop. The focus is on Moore’s clear-blown vessels which were influenced by old techniques used in the making of English and Venetian glass.

Venue: V&A Museum, South Kensington, London SW7.

Helaine Blumenfeld’s work is on display in an exhibition entitled Towards a New Mythology, the first since the 1980s, at London’s Albemarle Gallery. Blumenfeld’s work has developed from abstract forms suggestive of human figures to her current compositions exploring the mystery of Greek mythology. Until 5 April.

Venue: Albemarle Gallery, 49 Albemarle Street, London W1.

Opening on 27 March at The Whitworth Art Gallery is Flexible 2, which focuses on textiles and other flexible materials by artists from 17 countries. The aim is to break down barriers between fine and textural art. Until 26 May.

Venue: The Whitworth Art Gallery, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6ER.

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