Art in Bearpit, curated by Hand in Glove, launches the first three months of its participatory public programme in Bristol’s iconic sunken roundabout.
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British Art Show 8 curators Anna Colin and Lydia Yee have selected the artists for this year’s exhibition, which opens in Leeds in October.
This week’s selection features a post-production studio in Bristol, old and modern masters in Norwich and an exploration of Birmingham’s history.
Published on the occasion of her solo exhibition at Foam in Amsterdam, Regine Petersen’s Find a Fallen Star is made up of three hardcover books in one slipcase that combine photography with archival material to narrate and establish a small history of meteorite incidents.
10 artists announced for major new alternative education scheme led by a consortium of artist-led and NPO organisations.
Our selection of what’s on highlights for the next week, drawn from postings by a-n’s members on the site’s Events listings section.
A beardless Gavin Turk will be presenting his new limited editions series Project Beard this weekend at The Other Art Fair London. The art fair for ‘undiscovered’ artists will be launching its first regional edition in Bristol in June.
Axisweb’s board of trustees has announced the appointment of Mark Smith as executive director, replacing Sheila McGregor who stepped down at the beginning of April.
Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art director Godfrey Worsdale is to leave the organisation in July to join The Henry Moore Foundation as its new head.
Artworks encouraging people to vote in the general election will be appearing on billboards around the UK from this Thursday, 23 April, with a new work by first-time-voter Jordan Alex Smith joining those of the five already announced artists.
In the lead up to its centenary celebrations, the Ben Uri Gallery – which presents work of Jewish interest or by Jewish artists – has curated No Set Rules, an exhibition of works on paper from its own collection and that of Philip Schlee. Dany Louise visits the small space and discovers more about its history and ambitions.
A new report just published by a-n gives an overview of nine Paying Artists gallery case studies showing how some galleries are already demonstrating transparency in relation to artists’ fees.
Jo Wright becomes new executive director of Liverpool media arts centre FACT.
Arts Council of Wales announces support for a-n/AIR campaign for artists to receive fair payment for exhibiting.
Artists who live or practice in East London are in with a chance of winning a cash prize of £10,000 plus a solo exhibition in Bow.
The Edinburgh-based artist talks about how 12 months of residencies in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Abroath have led to a solo exhibition at Glasgow School of Art which uses film, audio and performance to explore the limits of her body as a material.
This week’s selection includes an exhibition of abstract painting and textiles at Tate Modern, a history of nitrate extraction at Liverpool’s Bluecoat and a printmaking group show in Scarborough.
Every week, a-n’s members post details of events and exhibitions across the UK on the site’s Events listings section. We pick some of the highlights from the next seven days.
An opportunity to exhibit artwork at the National Assembly for Wales has provoked a strong response from artists in the country, who argue it undermines the profession and makes a mockery of the Welsh Government’s ambitions for Wales’ creative sector.
The fifth Converse x Dazed Emerging Artist Award, open to all non-represented artists who are not currently in education, has gone to Lawrence Lek.
In The Interpretation Matters Handbook, a-n contributor Dany Louise brings together a variety of voices from the visual arts to discuss the thorny and important subject of gallery interpretation and ‘artspeak’. In an extract from the book, Simon Martin, director of Pallant House Gallery, Chichester explains the organisation’s approach to accessible and informative text.
Firstsite gallery in Colchester has announced that it is to be managed by Colchester Arts Centre for the next 12 months, following the recent resignation of director Matthew Rowe.
Following a successful crowdfunding campaign and call for entries, Uliana Apatina has been annnounced as the recipient of the inaugural Kim Fielding Award for experimental arts.
In the lead up to artist-led Transition Gallery’s latest exhibition, which features works by six recent British School at Rome residency holders, we speak to artist and curator Cathy Lomax about her reasons for reconnecting with fellow residency holders, and to Archie Franks and Ursula Burke about the impact the residencies had on their practice.
The Jerwood Drawing Prize has announced it is open for submissions for the 2015 edition.