A mass participation artwork by Manchester-based artist duo Sagar and Campbell has won the National Lottery Good Causes Award in the Best Arts Project category.
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East Street Arts have developed the first live/work space for a socially-engaged practitioner in Leeds – and the job is open for applications.
Set to open in 2015, the University of Leicester has revealed designs for a new gallery at Embrace Arts.
The Jeff Koons retrospective at The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York has been disrupted by an artist writing an ‘X’ on the gallery wall in his own blood.
Former Edinburgh Napier graduate, Alicia Bruce, has been named as the recipient of the £5,000 RSA Morton Award 2014 towards researching and developing a new body of photographic work.
The Artists’ Assembly Against Austerity is to launch this month. We speak to Season Butler about how artists can get involved.
Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network has announced the latest winners of its development awards for filmmakers, one of which will go on to receive production funding of £100,000.
Six artists have been shortlisted for the 2014 edition of the Threadneedle Prize, the open exhibition that aims to ‘showcase the very best in new figurative and representational art’.
A survey commissioned by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation ArtWorks’ initiative has revealed that whilst artists are willing to pay for training to deliver arts in participatory settings, employers and commissioners should contribute too.
The Other Art Fair returns to the Old Truman Brewery for its second year during ‘Frieze week’ in October, while this year’s Frieze Art Fair includes the fair’s inaugural Artist Award winner and a new Live programme.
This week’s selection of must-see shows includes a ‘breathing’ bulb in London, an evolving artist-led group show in Sheffield, and the auto-creative work of Gustav Metzger in Cambridge.
Now in its second year, the Residency for Artists on Hiatus seeks to free its participants from the pressures of the ‘capital A art world’ by providing space for artists to not make art. Michaela Nettell finds out more.
Turner Prize winner Mark Wallinger and curator Sarah Elson have selected 12 artists to showcase their work at the annual Bow Arts’ open exhibition in London.
Kasper Konig, curator of Manifesta 10 in St Petersburg, has been describing the pressures of curating an art biennial in Putin’s Russia.
Paloma al aire, Ricardo Cases’ highly-acclaimed photobook, shines a spotlight on the practice of pigeon racing in the Spanish regions of Valencia and Murcia. With the release of a new second edition, Tim Clark reflects on the extravaganza of colour, fantasy and prowess of an older Spain.
The current British Folk Art exhibition at Tate Britain provides a timely reminder of art as an expression of creativity and emotion. It is, argues Alistair Gentry, a compelling alternative to a ‘sick and twisted’ contemporary art world.
Sovay Berriman’s latest, self-funded project will take her to Mongolia and Australia searching for ‘markers and boundaries of experience’ in desert landscapes, and researching the correlation between those landscapes and the narratives of the people that inhabit them. We spoke to the artist as she prepared for the first leg of her journey.
Textile artist Louise Presley has received the inaugural £5,000 Harley Foundation Studio Award, which rewards the hard work and dedication of studio artists based at the Foundation.
Conflict, industry and landscape are on the agenda this week as we recommend shows in London, Leeds, Manchester, Brighton and Edinburgh.
The Platform Award is an annual initiative involving five galleries that provides professional exhibiting opportunities for graduates in the South East of England. As the first of three shows at Modern Art Oxford opens, Richard Taylor finds out more.
Building up to the release of Bob & Roberta Smith’s feature film on 21 August, an exhibition of Art Party memorabilia opens tomorrow Saturday 9 August in Scarborough.
Ceramic artist Paul Cummins and stage designer Tom Piper have installed a sea of red poppies in the dry moat surrounding the Tower of London to mark the centenary anniversary of the first world war. Pippa Koszerek takes a closer look.
Bristol-based WORKS|PROJECTS has announced the closure of its current gallery space in order to pursue ‘new, expanded programme’ from the end of 2014.
Yann Seznec’s Edinburgh Art Festival commission, Currents, uses recycled computer fans and digital technology to recreate global wind patterns in a former police box. Chris Sharratt finds out more.
Stephanie Rosenthal, chief curator at the Hayward Gallery, has been announced as the new artistic director of the Biennale of Sydney.