Marina Abramović’s New York-based institute for performance art is looking for experienced applicants for some key part-time roles. But there’s a catch – you need to be able to commit to two or more days a week and not expect to get paid.
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A new photobook from The Archive of Modern Conflict captures the magic and vertiginous tomfoolery of 1930s Cambridge undergraduates climbing the city’s buildings by night. Tim Clark considers the merits of Thomas Mailaender’s The Night Climbers of Cambridge.
The UK’s largest drawing prize announces the selection for its 20th year running.
‘Cheltenham Banksy’ to remain in the town following the announcement of a cash deal between a local philanthropist and the owners of the property where it appeared earlier this year.
Hackney WickED returns for its sixth incarnation in seven years – this time with Arts Council England funding.
Since 2012 the Edinburgh Art Festival has had ‘tourists-in-residence’, Edinburgh-based artists commissioned to create work around the theme of a tour. Richard Taylor talks to this year’s residents, who plan to be gagged and blindfolded for their first tour around the city.
With the help of the European Space Agency, artist Katie Paterson will send a meteorite back into space at 12.40 am tomorrow morning.
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.