Asia Triennial Manchester is a multi-venue festival of contemporary art which for its third edition takes Conflict and Compassion as its theme. Chris Sharratt reports.
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The Exeter-based contemporary art gallery has announced it is threatened with imminent closure due to recent funding cuts.
The 2014 Turner Prize show has opened to the public, with three of the four shortlisted artists presenting film pieces.
This week’s must-see shows range from an emotive Susan Philipsz sound installation in Birmingham to the ‘Wp Wp Wp’ of Chinook helicopters in Yorkshire.
ACE chief executive Alan Davey is leaving his post at the end of 2014 to take up the position of controller of BBC Radio 3.
This weekend’s Manchester Contemporary art fair has got more galleries and artists than ever, and it’s in a new venue, too. Chris Sharratt reports.
MK Gallery and Milton Keynes Community Foundation have announced the four shortlisted artists for the inaugural £10,000 New City Art Prize for the Visual Arts.
ACE does a U-turn on measures to protect its reputation following a storm of concerns over freedom of expression. Arts Professional’s Liz Hill reports.
Scottish-born oil painter Mackie has been awarded the 18th National Open Art Competition’s top prize of £10,000, from a selection of 29 awards worth over £60,000 in total.
As the controversy around the staging of Brett Bailey’s Exhibit B at The Barbican reaches a climax, with the London run now cancelled due to protests from anti-racism campaigners, Index on Censorship’s associate arts producer Julia Farrington explores the issues around the presentation of this live installation.
South African artist Brett Bailey’s controversial performance involving caged black performers has been shut down following protests and accusations of racism.
The winner of this year’s £20,000 prize for figurative and representational art is the Berkshire-based artist Tina Jenkins.
Now in its 65th year, the Bloomberg New Contemporaries exhibition offers an annual snapshot of the talent coming out of British art schools. Laura Robertson takes a tour and finds work by the 55 selected graduates that captures the social and political concerns of the times.
Arts organisations and those connected to them must be sure not to do anything that could damage Arts Council England’s reputation as a government-sponsored body, else their grants could be at risk. Arts Professional’s Liz Hill reports.
The controversy around Brett Bailey’s Exhibit B installation, which opens tomorrow at the Barbican, London continues to grow, with a petition calling for its cancellation attracting nearly 23,000 signatures and a discussion event about the work taking place tonight.
From a Tory MP being devoured by birds of prey to an exploration of modern methods of communication and human intimacy, this week’s tour of recommended exhibitions includes shows in Glasgow, Sunderland, Nottingham and more.
The winner of this year’s John Moores Painting Prize is Rose Wylie for her painting PV Windows and Floorboards.
Burmese artist San Zaw Htway has been announced as the winner of the £2500 Artraker Award for Impactful Conflict Art 2014 at the opening of the Art of peace exhibition in London.
As Scotland votes No to independence, we take a snapshot of the responses of some of the country’s many Yes-voting artists.
Rogue Artists Studios in Manchester launches its open studios weekend tonight, as the city gears up for a busy few weeks in the visual arts.
Ramona Zoladek has been announced as winner of the £20,000 1st prize at the Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Art Prize.
aspex gallery has announced the 14 artists, designers and makers selected for its second annual open exhibition of emerging craft practitioners.
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.
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.