With the help of the European Space Agency, artist Katie Paterson will send a meteorite back into space at 12.40 am tomorrow morning.
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The renowned curator of photography, and former Head of Art Galleries at the Barbican Centre, has been announced as the new Head of Photography at the Science Museum Group.
Ambitious plans for a ‘new centre for the arts in south London’, to be part funded by an auction of artworks donated by college alumni, have been announced by Goldsmiths, University of London.
New digital artwork by the Turner Prize-winning artist reveals series of four films over four days to mark First World War centenary.
Can art be truly contemporary if it doesn’t embrace and address the digital world? After hearing strong and polarized reviews from friends, Linda Pittwood visits the Serpentine Sackler’s current digital installation by Ed Atkins and finds something genuinely original.
This week’s selections include a ‘topical’ collection of new works by Gilbert and George in London, pioneering abstract paintings by the British post-war artist Sandra Blow in Penzance, and a series of ‘exuberant’ installations by Phyllida Barlow – made in response to the unique surroundings of Hauser and Wirth’s gallery space in Somerset.
Current Barbican and British Art Show curator will join the East London gallery in 2015.
A 12-hour ‘jamming symposium’ in Dundee seeks to explore artists’ collaborations in Scotland through a series of gigs, performances, screenings and readings.
Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art has announced Alistair Hudson of Grizedale Arts as its new director.
The 10 finalists for a £40,000 national award for final year art students and run by Newcastle’s Northumbria University have been announced.
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.
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.
Paul Hamlyn Foundation director Martin Brookes is leaving the organisation after just over a year in the job.
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.
Artist-led festival Hackney WickED has announced the successful artists in its inaugural Arts Council England-funded commissions and bursaries scheme.
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.
London-based commissioning agency invites feedback on its programme of exhibitions, commissions, research, events and publications.
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.
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.
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.
Eight artists have been selected for Devon open exhibition
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.
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!
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.
London can be an expensive place to be an artist, but what are the advantages of basing your practice outside the capital, and how are those that choose to stay in London making it work? Pippa Koszerek reports from Standpoint Gallery’s recent MAP Symposium.