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York Art Gallery. Photo: Red Jester Photography
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York Art Gallery: “a rich and unique collection”

After an £8million redevelopment project designed to open up new dialogues between its collections of decorative and fine art, York Art Gallery is preparing to reopen. Amelia Crouch speaks to the curator of the gallery’s core collection of ceramic art Helen Walsh, and to fine art curator Laura Turner, about how this dialogue is continuing with a series of new commissions by contemporary artists.

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Phil Collins, Tomorrow Is Always Too Long, Colour and black-and-white, sound, 82 min, GB/DE, 2014. Courtesy: Shady Lane Productions, Berlin
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A Q&A with… Phil Collins, artist

Berlin-based artist Phil Collins’ latest film installation at Gallery of Modern Art in Glasgow has developed from an 82-minute long film he made over the course of a year in collaboration with the city’s people and its institutions. Chris Sharratt speaks to the artist about the development of the project, his interest in Glasgow and its inhabitants, and the transformative power of a pop song.

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DCMS told to model for cuts of up to 40%

Spending Review promises “radical steps” towards the devolution of power across the UK and cuts of up to 40%, but Arts Council England’s Lottery stockpile could soften the blow. Arts Professional’s Liz Hill reports.

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Jenny Holzer, Purple, 2008  © 2008 Jenny Holzer, member Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY
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NOW SHOWING #106: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection includes solo shows by Alice Anderson and John Chamberlain that employ everyday objects and materials to very different ends, while words and language are the subject (and object) of Emily Willey’s installation in Oxford and Jenny Holzer’s show in Somerset.

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Jennifer Campbell
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Events #28: The week ahead from a-n’s members

This week’s selection, chosen from events posted by a-n members on the site’s popular Events section, includes glass work in Wakefield, a painting exhibition with a difference at Transition Gallery and a fusion of Abstract Expressionism and Renaissance art in Warrington.

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'oke aɪm hɪər', 2015, work by Katy Hassall installed at Glasgow School of Art's Reid Building, during the Phoenix Bursary Exhibition.
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Phoenix Bursary Exhibition for GSA graduates

Five floors in Glasgow School of Art’s Reid Building provide temporary space for the Phoenix Bursary Exhibition, a show of new work by artists from the Phoenix Bursary programme. Richard Taylor talks to two graduates with work in the exhibition and finds out what the bursary meant to them.

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An Additive Mix by Liz West, 2015, photograph by Stephen Iles © National Media Museum
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A Q&A with… Liz West, artist

Manchester-based Liz West has opened her highest value commission to date at Bradford’s National Media Museum – the immersive light-based installation, An Additive Mix. She speaks to Pippa Koszerek about the making process, starting out and making the jump to full-time artist.

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Kate Paxman, Portal
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Events #27: The week ahead from a-n’s members

This week’s selection, chosen from events posted by a-n members on the site’s popular Events section, includes animations at Torre Abbey, the sounds of the sea in Plymouth, and live-action role play at the Siobhan Davies Dance Studios.

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Charles Avery, Untitled (Study of pool for The Jadindagadendar), 2014
Pencil, Ink, Acrylic and Gouache on Paper, mounted on linen.
171cm x 125 cm
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A Q&A with… Charles Avery, artist

The London and Mull-based artist Charles Avery discusses his ongoing project, The Islanders, and its evolution for a new site-specific commission as part of this year’s Edinburgh Art Festival.

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