Recent research carried out in the UK shows that eighty per cent of major corporate collections began in the last twenty years, with collections ranging from less than fifty to over 5,000 works. Significantly, half of the works collected were […]
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The Crafts Council has revealed that the crafts sector may have lost fifty per cent of revenue during the foot and mouth epidemic. Because the crafts are heavily dependent on tourism, that much of the countryside became a ‘no-go’ area […]
‘Imagination in the public realm: art people and place’, a conference organised by Art Transpennine and University of Manchester exploring the “contextualisation of art outside the gallery” takes place in Manchester 7-9 September. Speakers including Richard Wentworth, James Lingwood, Barbara […]
Kate Tregaskis discusses recent seminars exploring education work involving artists and the effect this has on artists’ practice.
In the first of a series of articles focusing on the career development of well-established artists, Emma Safe meets Paula Rego to discover how she has steered her career to such celebrity.
You’ve done the research, and have got three or four possible sources of funding for a new project. How do you put in an application that stands out from the pile: what gives your approach the edge?
Nick Lambrianou visited this bi-annual showcase to meet some of the emerging artists who have been awarded fellowships from the trust.
Directors and committee members of The Landscape and Art Network expand on the cross-disciplinary nature of the organisation and its remit to defend and improve our environment.
Fiona Rutherford reports on her experience of a Crafts Council research trip to Japan and the lasting contacts she made.
Graham Taylor gives a personal account of his experience of setting up an educational initiative during his time living in Africa.
This month Kate Fowle has been talking to Christopher Cozier about his experiences as an artist in Port of Spain, Trinidad.
In this exhibition we explored the relationship between people and their homes. By altering everyday objects, such as clothing, furniture and the decor of the home; we asked the viewer to look afresh at them. We explored our domestic history, […]
It was whilst studying on a ceramics and glass course at the University of Sunderland that I was seduced by the beauty of glass. Since then, my work has developed into simple geometric forms in slumped float glass made in […]
Since completing an MA, my career has included solo and group shows both in the UK and New York. My images are informed by cultural theory and I work on themes gleaned from graphic illustration, Manga, Pop Art, Postmodernism and […]
I collaborate with artist Cas Holmes under the name ‘Art for Alternative Spaces’ and have just finished a Year of the Artist residency in a caravan park on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent. It is a remote area, bleak […]
There has always been a quirky side to my work. I love anything that is eccentric, especially costume that is ridiculous and impractical. Performance costume and fashion have always influenced my work. I aspire to the drama and glamour built […]
As part of the Year of the Artist I was the visual artist-in-residence in First Direct Bank’s call centre. A call centre is an invisible public space. As users of a call centre we make contact, transact and are off […]
In the February 2001 issue of [a-n] MAGAZINE London-based charity Bag Books, which specialises in creating and producing tactile stories for people with profound disabilities, advertised for a full time Craft Worker. The post was given to Rebekah Thomas who talks about the company’s objectives in fullfilling the literary and creative needs of people with physical and learning abilities.
Physics and maths, as much as art, have always served as subjects that speak my own language.
My creative output ranges from figurative sculpture to furniture design, and I enjoy being more than just one kind of artist.
The Saatchi Gallery, London 3 May – 19 August
Tramway, Glasgow 4 May – 10 June
Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea 1 April – 1 July
Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee 28 April – 24 June
This three-day conference explored the benefits and challenges of cultural development in remote areas. Twenty-four speakers described case studies from across Europe (Austria, Finland, Norway, Germany, France, Denmark, as well as Scotland and England) and 129 delegates contributed to a […]