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Crabtree and Evans, Antonio Bay (2014), installation at South London Gallery, 2014, courtesy the artists and Wysing Arts Centre.
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Wysing announces artists for autumn residency programme

Olivier Castel, Julia Crabtree and William Evans, Jesse Darling
, and Alice Theobald have been named as the four artists to take part in The Future, Wysing Arts Centre’s residency programme this autumn.

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Jim Lambie, Album Pathway, Barrowland Park, Glasgow
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Commonwealth Games, Glasgow: an art pathway

As Glasgow prepares for the 2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony at Celtic Park tonight, Chris Sharratt takes a look at Jim Lambie’s new public art piece in the city’s east end, and some of the other visual arts activity taking place during the Games.

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Ruth Proctor, If the sky falls (smoke walk 1), performance documentation, 2012.
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John Jones residency: “Research into new directions”

Following the opening of its new £10 million arts building in June, fine arts consultancy John Jones welcomes its first artist in residence as part of The Project Space programme of exhibitions, events and outreach activities. We speak to artist Ruth Proctor, and learn more about the space from curator Cassandra Needham.

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Gego, Reticulárea (ambientación), 1969. Courtesy: Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas
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NOW SHOWING #54: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s must-see shows include a group exhibition exploring urban anxiety in Manchester, a retrospective of German émigré Gego in Leeds, and a fresh look at the work of Shelagh Wakely in Camden.

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Arts Catalyst launches audience survey

London-based commissioning agency invites feedback on its programme of exhibitions, commissions, research, events and publications.

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Liane Lang, Close Quarters, from Amnesiac Patina, 2014.
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KALEID 2014 – Artists who do books

KALEID 2014, takes place tomorrow, 19 July, with an exhibition of works by the ‘fifty most interesting artists who do books’ plus the launch of a newly commissioned sculptural photobook by Liane Lang.

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Stephen Gill, from the series Talking To Ants.
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PICTURED #27: Stephen Gill, Talking To Ants

For the latest in our series focusing on art books, Tim Clark puts Stephen Gill’s Talking To Ants under the microscope and delights in humdrum views of Hackney embellished by in-camera photograms.

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Installation view, ‘DOES THE IT STICK’, Bloomber SPACE, a collaboration with Studio Voltaire, 2014
Courtesy of the Artists and The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd., Glasgow. Photo: Dave Morgan
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Atlas Arts launches LOCATIONALIZED commission

New temporary sculptures by Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan get a soft launch in Glasgow tomorrow, before heading north to the Hebridean islands of Skye and North Uist. Part of GENERATION: 25 Years of Contemporary in Scotland.

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Hauser & Wirth Somerset
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Hauser & Wirth opens new arts centre in Somerset

With galleries in Zurich, London and New York and a stable of international artists, many will be familiar with art dealers Hauser & Wirth. The power couple’s decision to base their latest venture in the picturesque town of Bruton, Somerset, however, might take some by surprise.

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David Berridge: MAN AARG! Poetry, Essay, Art Practice
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SUMMER SELECTION: Holiday reads

For the second in our seasonal series, we’ve selected some stimulating books to keep you company over those long, hot summer days. So whether you’ll be relaxing on the beach, sipping cocktails by the pool, museum-hopping on a city break, or sheltering from the rain in a cosy tent – pack one of our holiday reads and enjoy that well-earned break!

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Kazimir Malevich, Dynamic Suprematism, oil on canvas, 1915 or 1916.
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NOW SHOWING #53: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection includes two major survey shows – radical Russian Kazimir Malevich at Tate Modern, and French conceptualist Daniel Buren at BALTIC – plus a new film installation by Noémie Goudal at New Art Gallery Walsall and darkly humourous paintings by Moyna Flannigan at Glasgow’s GoMA.

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Cathy Wilkes, Installation view, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, 2011. Courtesy: Carnegie Museum of Art Collection, 2012; Photo: Tom Little
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SUMMER SELECTION: UK exhibitions

Summer is here and what better way to celebrate than to avoid the sun and head straight to your local gallery. We’ve selected some of the best exhibitions coming up over the next few months, from large-scale blockbusters to smaller but no less important shows across the country.

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Field Broadcast. Photo: Rob Smith
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Field Broadcast: “How to communicate the incommunicable nature of a landscape”

Over the next seven days a series of newly commissioned digital artworks will be transmitted from the heart of Constable Country live and direct to people’s computers or mobile devices. We talk to Field Broadcast directors Rebecca Birch and Rob Smith about their latest project, Scene on a Navigable River; and to one of the commissioned artists, Adam Chodzko.

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The Jarman Award: 2014 shortlist announced

10 artists have been shortlisted for the seventh annual Film London Jarman Award, celebrating the legacy of Derek Jarman’s highly experimental and risk-taking approach to filmmaking.

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NPO 2015-18: Stability welcome but more than small changes needed

Following last week’s announcement by Arts Council England of its new National Portfolio of funded organisations, Mark Robinson takes a closer look at the figures to find that, whilst the portfolio has many of the same strengths and weaknesses as the first one created in 2011, ACE has failed to significantly redress the funding imbalance between London and the regions.

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Giulio Paolini, To Be or Not to Be.
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NOW SHOWING #52: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection takes in two career spanning survey shows – Giulio Paolini in London and Bruce McClean in Colchester – plus there are ‘earthy’ new works by William Cobbing in Middlesbrough, and a new film installation questioning the concept of freedom by Grace Schwindt in Birmingham.

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Peter Wachtler, Untitled, 2013, HD film, 14mins
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Liverpool Biennial: more new work, please

The 8th Liverpool Biennial is a more modest affair than previous years with less visibility across the city, and while the core programme is deftly curated, it leans heavily on work from the past. Chris Sharratt reports.

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