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Clare Woods, Cemetery Bends, enamel & oil on aluminium, 2009, 259 x 366cm.
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Clare Woods wins The Wakelin Award 2014

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.

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Anger as Goldsmiths MA is axed: “A complete disregard for students”

The threat to postgraduate degrees in specialist arts subjects is growing, as public sector cuts deplete training budgets and universities start to close their smaller courses in favour of more lucrative undergraduate programmes. Arts Professional’s Liz Hill reports.

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Lee Bul, Mon grand récit: Weep into stones..., polyurethane, foamex, synthetic clay, stainless-steel and aluminum rods, acrylic panels, wood sheets, acrylic paint, varnish, electrical wiring, lighting, 280x440x300cm, 2005.
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NOW SHOWING #62: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selections range from Tate Britain’s major J.M.W. Turner exhibition looking at his work between 1835 and 1851, to a debut solo show in an artist-led space in Norwich.

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Paul Graham, from the series Does Yellow Run Forever?
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PICTURED #31: Paul Graham, Does Yellow Run Forever?

Does Yellow Run Forever?, the latest monograph from British-born, New York-based artist Paul Graham, offers a seductive and dreamy meditation on what we seek and value in life – love, wealth or beauty? Tim Clark finds plenty to celebrate within its pages.

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HighWaterLine Bristol.
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Public artwork in Bristol highlights UK flood threat

The latest leg of artist Eve Mosher’s HighWaterLine project, that works with local communities to visualise the effects of climate change by mapping areas at risk of flooding, launches today in Bristol.

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Local authorities face 6.7% cut to arts budgets, says survey

This year’s Arts Development UK survey of local authority arts investment shows the number of authorities with no direct arts service continues to grow, while budgets are once again on the decrease in real terms.

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Academia comes HOME in Manchester

Sarah Perks, Cornerhouse/HOME’s head of visual arts, has taken up a new professorship at Manchester School of Art which aims to strengthen collaboration between academia and the arts in the city.

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Marine Hugonnier, Apicula Enigma, 2013. Photo: Colin Davison
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NOW SHOWING #60: The week’s top exhibitions

From artist-led adventures in Leicester to an exploration of a 19th century German educationalist in Bristol, we pick five must-see exhibitions from across the UK.

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