Artists for Ikon event raises £785,375 for gallery’s artistic programme and new commissions.
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The Nottingham Trent University graduate has been announced winner of the £20,000 prize for a final year painting and sculpture student during the unveiling of an exhibition of twelve shortlisted artists at Baltic 39’s Project Space in Newcastle upon Tyne.
This week’s must see selection includes abstract expressionism at Tate Liverpool, immersive sculpture in Edinburgh and a mass programme of events at the Barbican, London.
Continuing its cross-artform commissioning process, the Manchester International Festival production Tree of Codes teams choreographer Wayne McGregor with visual artist Olafur Eliasson and musician Jamie XX. Bob Dickinson is mesmerised.
Artist-led space TOPOS to host a series of week-long exhibitions and discussions, beginning with TS Eliot-nominated poet Sean Borodale.
Our weekly selection of member-posted shows and events taken from a-n’s Events section includes shoe sculptures for a museum of shoes, an artists’ book fair and site-specific works for three quarries.
Sotheby’s auction house in London set a record last night with sales of fine art that raised £130.4m. But while collectors spent millions, the company’s cleaners were demonstrating about their pay and conditions.
A recent symposium in Swansea, organised by Q-Art, brought together speakers from across the UK to explore the impact of location on art education and the art school. Rory Duckhouse reports.
This year’s Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year has been awarded to Manchester’s Whitworth Art Gallery, which reopened in February after a £15m extension.
Underline, a 12-month programme of commissions by Art on the Underground for the Victoria line, launches this month with new works from Giles Round’s Design Work Leisure project.
Five a-n members have been selected for the inaugural a-n Writer Development Programme.
As the degree shows season draws to a close, we republish the last of three interviews with art professionals from the 50-page a-n Degree Shows Guide 2015. Here, Louise Hutchinson, director of S1 Artspace in Sheffield, talks about how to present work and the tyranny of the student business card.
ArtWorks Alliance, a new body backed by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and with a-n amongst its founding members, has been formed to promote the strategic and developmental interests of participatory arts.
Organised by collaborative artists Brass Art, the Folds in Time conference at the Freud Museum will explore the uncanny and unconscious within artistic responses to architectural space. Kristin Mojsiewicz explains to Pippa Koszerek why artists are at the centre of the event.
Now in its 15th year, for 2015 the annual temporary pavilion at the Serpentine Gallery is designed by Spanish architects SelgasCano. Julian Vigo asks the pair about the thinking behind their colourful, playful structure.
This week’s must-see shows include a scene of destruction at South London Gallery, a major survey of contemporary ceramic practice in Cardiff, and a career-spanning retrospective of Dutch surrealism in Edinburgh.
This week’s selection of member-posted shows and events taken from a-n’s lively Events section looks at exhibitions in Durham, Eastbourne, Newcastle, Scarborough and Southampton.
The Argentinian artist best known for his large-scale concrete and clay sculptures has won the international art prize sponsored by fine art paper manufacturer Canson.
The ongoing dispute at The National Gallery, London, will be debated in the House of Commons today.
The Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries programme has announced its first round of placements, with the visual arts represented by The Common Guild in Glasgow and Eastside Projects in Birmingham. Richard Taylor reports.
As part of its recent Architecture Season, Hauser & Wirth Somerset has announced the winner of The Shed Project, a competition for young architects to create a residency space for artists.
Artists will be opening their studios to the public over the weekend, despite this year’s Hackney WickED Art Festival being cancelled.
David Shrigley’s new mascot for Glasgow football club Partick Thistle, launched at the club’s ground yesterday, has been causing a bit of a Twitter storm. Chris Sharratt reports.
A Kickstarter campaign organised by Cumbria Printmakers hopes to fund a new open access printmaking space for local artists and the wider public at Ellers Mill in Dalston. Jack Hutchinson reports.
Millions needed to prevent landscape painting of Mediterranean bay from 1880s – on loan to Cambridge’s Fitzwilliam Museum for the last 29 years – being exported.