Turner Prize winner to explore the role of art within music and how the two have affected one another.
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Event and exhibition highlights for the week ahead, selected from our busy Events section and featuring events and exhibitions posted by a-n members.
As part of a commission for a new housing scheme in west London, the Glasgow artist Nathan Coley has given each new resident a mini sculpture.
Turner Contemporary hosts a Margate edition of the Art Car Boot Fair this weekend, with work by high-profile artists including Sir Peter Blake, Gavin Turk and Tracey Emin.
25-ton sculpture by Mexican artist Jose Rivelino unveiled as part of four exhibitions taking place across London.
Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe festival, now in its second year, has launched a crowdfunding campaign with support from Dorset-born artist Stuart Semple.
While it is known internationally for its annual media arts prize and September festival, Ars Electronica is also firmly rooted in its home city of Linz, Austria thanks to its stunning building and work with schools. Chris Sharratt talks to artistic director Gerfried Stocker who explains how, 20 years after he joined the organisation, the relationship between local and global working remains crucial to its success.
Chinese artist and activist to unveil large-scale artwork outside the Gherkin in the City of London, as part of a festival celebrating the area’s architectural landmarks.
This week’s selection includes a modern take on Romanticism in Manchester, large-scale immersive photography in London and an exploration of our relationship to technology in Oxford.
With a media storm of interest, Banksy’s Dismaland opened in Weston-super-Mare on Friday. After paying a visit to the self-styled ‘bemusement park’, Laura Harris suggests we look past the witty one-liners to explore this aesthetically overwhelming, politically astute art experience.
A recent event in Leeds organised by Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy asked whether artists were the key to making a step change in arts and culture giving. Amelia Crouch went along and found that the issue of low pay for artists was all-but ignored – but that the idea of artists as fundraisers may not be all bad.
Five events posted by a-n’s members on our popular Events listings section, including exhibitions and events in London, Eastbourne, and St Leonards-on-Sea.
The graffiti artist takes over derelict seafront lido in Weston-super-Mare for six-week show featuring Damien Hirst, Jenny Holzer and David Shrigley amongst others.
Talbot Rice Gallery’s TRG3 programme provides space for artists to realise new bodies of work in response to Edinburgh University’s collections, architecture, and academic expertise. Richard Taylor talks to the gallery’s curator and two of the artists he’s been working with.
As part of a scheme that has seen 20 top museum jobs up for grabs across Italy, the Uffizi Gallery in Florence has appointed a German art historian as its new director.
New National Gallery director Gabriele Finaldi has been talking to striking workers as the indefinite strike called by the PCS union continues.
engage is seeking proposals for its journal reflecting on the shifting nature of artists’ residencies and the challenges faced when artists and organisations work together.
In the lead up to this year’s Turner Prize exhibition opening in Glasgow, a showcase of works by former Scottish winners and nominees will set off on a tour of Scotland in The Travelling Gallery.
Norfolk Museums Service has been awarded £81,000 by the Heritage Lottery Fund to create a digital archive of the work and journals of pioneering photographer Olive Edis.
Following comments by Chicago’s mayor about a Chinese copy of the city’s Anish Kapoor’s Cloud Gate sculpture being a form of ‘flattery’, the artist issues an angry statement in defence of ‘hard won creativity’.
Iraqi-born, Cardiff-based artist Rabab Ghazoul is one of five artists featured in the Iraq Pavilion at this year’s Venice Biennale, with a three-channel video piece that focuses on Tony Blair’s testimony to the Chilcot Inquiry. Chris Sharratt finds out more.
This week’s selection includes abstract painting on a car park roof in south London, edible sculpture in Leeds and long distance communication in Southend-on-Sea.
The Royal Scottish Academy of Art & Architecture has announced the winners of its annual art prizes for artists working in lens-based media and water-based media, plus its annual travel award for graduates and current postgraduate students.
Commissioned projects at this year’s ‘celebration of digital culture’, which takes place in September, will include a pop-up shop selling white noise, an immersive map tracking the movement of transport infrastructure, and a work that uses the virtual world to explore human identity and post-colonialism.
Five events posted by a-n’s members onto the popular Events listings section, including exhibitions and events in Hampshire, Harrow, Leicester, Stockport and Willesden Green.