MODEL is a new artist-run gallery in Liverpool that aims to provide a flexible and experimental platform for artist-led activity in the city. Laura Robertson pays a visit and speaks to its three founders.
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The 20th Jerwood Drawing Prize has been won by the artist Alison Carlier for a sound piece described as an ‘open-ended audio drawing’.
The annual award given to a Welsh artist, whose work is purchased for the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery’s permanent collection, has been won by Clare Woods.
The threat to postgraduate degrees in specialist arts subjects is growing, as public sector cuts deplete training budgets and universities start to close their smaller courses in favour of more lucrative undergraduate programmes. Arts Professional’s Liz Hill reports.
Produced on a tiny budget and run by an artist-led group, the Bristol Biennial is a 10-day festival of art across the city. Julie McCalden reports from the opening weekend.
This week’s selections range from Tate Britain’s major J.M.W. Turner exhibition looking at his work between 1835 and 1851, to a debut solo show in an artist-led space in Norwich.
The artist Yinka Shonibare MBE has issued a detailed and personal statement expressing his support for a-n and AIR’s Paying Artists campaign.
The National Open Art competition has announced details of this year’s shortlisted artists ahead of the exhibition opening on 18 September.
Does Yellow Run Forever?, the latest monograph from British-born, New York-based artist Paul Graham, offers a seductive and dreamy meditation on what we seek and value in life – love, wealth or beauty? Tim Clark finds plenty to celebrate within its pages.
Stemming from a Freedom of Information request made nearly three years ago about BP’s sponsorship of Tate, next week sees anti-oil sponsorship campaigners and Tate appearing before an Information Tribunal hearing in London.
If artists regularly self-qualify themselves as ‘starving’ in such a casual and off-handed way, what kind of respect can they expect to gain? Margaret Lam thinks it’s time tell a different story about what it means to be an artist.
A new Collaborative Doctorate Award devised by Warwick University and a-n, and funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, has been awarded to Brighton-based artist Emilia Telese.
As part of Brigton Digital Festival, The New Sublime exhibition at the artist-led Phoenix gallery presents the work of 14 artists in order to ask one question with many answers: what is digital art? Chris Sharratt speaks to the show’s curators.
The latest leg of artist Eve Mosher’s HighWaterLine project, that works with local communities to visualise the effects of climate change by mapping areas at risk of flooding, launches today in Bristol.
This week’s must-see shows range from White Albums in Liverpool to a celebration of the tiny things in life in Southampton.
This year’s Arts Development UK survey of local authority arts investment shows the number of authorities with no direct arts service continues to grow, while budgets are once again on the decrease in real terms.
The prize-winning Canadian author Margaret Atwood is to be the first writer to contribute to Scottish artist Katie Paterson’s 100-year artwork, Future Library.
Jessica Fulford-Dobson, Birgit Püve, Blerim Racaj and David Titlow have been named as the four shortlisted photographers for the £12,000 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize.
Fancy buying a GIF of a deflating Jeff Koons balloon dog sculpture? Artist Michael Green has just what you’re looking for and it’s a snip at $5800. And, he says, whoever buys it will be changing perceptions of the value of digitally-created art.
The Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller has pledged his support for a-n/AIR’s Paying Artists campaign in a statement that urges all publicly-funded galleries to pay fair fees to artists.
Sarah Perks, Cornerhouse/HOME’s head of visual arts, has taken up a new professorship at Manchester School of Art which aims to strengthen collaboration between academia and the arts in the city.
Following a cabinet meeting to discuss its future, Lancaster City Council has put forward a new proposal to move American artist Mark Dion’s The Tasting Garden to a new site in the city.
This week sees the return of Unlimited, the Southbank Centre’s festival celebrating the work of disabled artists. We talk to senior producer Jo Verrent and look at what the visual arts strand has to offer.
A report from Lancaster City Council that recommends the removal of Mark Dion’s The Tasting Garden, commissioned for 1998′s artstranspennine festival, will be discussed today by the council’s cabinet.
From artist-led adventures in Leicester to an exploration of a 19th century German educationalist in Bristol, we pick five must-see exhibitions from across the UK.