Arts organisations and those connected to them must be sure not to do anything that could damage Arts Council England’s reputation as a government-sponsored body, else their grants could be at risk. Arts Professional’s Liz Hill reports.
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The controversy around Brett Bailey’s Exhibit B installation, which opens tomorrow at the Barbican, London continues to grow, with a petition calling for its cancellation attracting nearly 23,000 signatures and a discussion event about the work taking place tonight.
From a Tory MP being devoured by birds of prey to an exploration of modern methods of communication and human intimacy, this week’s tour of recommended exhibitions includes shows in Glasgow, Sunderland, Nottingham and more.
The winner of this year’s John Moores Painting Prize is Rose Wylie for her painting PV Windows and Floorboards.
Burmese artist San Zaw Htway has been announced as the winner of the £2500 Artraker Award for Impactful Conflict Art 2014 at the opening of the Art of peace exhibition in London.
As Scotland votes No to independence, we take a snapshot of the responses of some of the country’s many Yes-voting artists.
Rogue Artists Studios in Manchester launches its open studios weekend tonight, as the city gears up for a busy few weeks in the visual arts.
Ramona Zoladek has been announced as winner of the £20,000 1st prize at the Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Art Prize.
aspex gallery has announced the 14 artists, designers and makers selected for its second annual open exhibition of emerging craft practitioners.
MODEL is a new artist-run gallery in Liverpool that aims to provide a flexible and experimental platform for artist-led activity in the city. Laura Robertson pays a visit and speaks to its three founders.
The 20th Jerwood Drawing Prize has been won by the artist Alison Carlier for a sound piece described as an ‘open-ended audio drawing’.
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.
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.
Produced on a tiny budget and run by an artist-led group, the Bristol Biennial is a 10-day festival of art across the city. Julie McCalden reports from the opening weekend.
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.
The artist Yinka Shonibare MBE has issued a detailed and personal statement expressing his support for a-n and AIR’s Paying Artists campaign.
The National Open Art competition has announced details of this year’s shortlisted artists ahead of the exhibition opening on 18 September.
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.
Stemming from a Freedom of Information request made nearly three years ago about BP’s sponsorship of Tate, next week sees anti-oil sponsorship campaigners and Tate appearing before an Information Tribunal hearing in London.
If artists regularly self-qualify themselves as ‘starving’ in such a casual and off-handed way, what kind of respect can they expect to gain? Margaret Lam thinks it’s time tell a different story about what it means to be an artist.
A new Collaborative Doctorate Award devised by Warwick University and a-n, and funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, has been awarded to Brighton-based artist Emilia Telese.
As part of Brigton Digital Festival, The New Sublime exhibition at the artist-led Phoenix gallery presents the work of 14 artists in order to ask one question with many answers: what is digital art? Chris Sharratt speaks to the show’s curators.
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.
This week’s must-see shows range from White Albums in Liverpool to a celebration of the tiny things in life in Southampton.
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.