Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and this week taking us to Leigh on Sea, London, Stroud, and Palma de Mallorca.
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A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Carolee Schneemann to be awarded Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at 57th Venice Biennale, internships threaten diversity in UK creative industries.
The new £750,000 funding and training programme from the Garfield Weston Foundation and Art Fund will help regional and smaller local authority museums to exhibit works from the UK’s national museums and galleries.
A three-man shortlist for the BP Portrait Award 2017 sees a return of the traditional artists’ muse, as the selected artists depict important women in their lives.
Keith Piper’s exhibition at New Art Exchange, ‘Unearthing the Banker’s Bones’, explores the idea of what our society’s relics might look like from a future perspective. The founder member of the BLK Art Group talks to Wayne Burrows about the themes contained within the work and the continued importance of political and social questions to his practice.
Designed by Hugh Broughton Architects, the redeveloped Henry Moore Studios and Gardens includes a new visitor centre featuring a shop and café, plus a new archive building.
A selection of recommended exhibitions for the week ahead, including fabric in London, photography in Plymouth and artist books in Glasgow.
Exhibition highlights for the week ahead, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and this week featuring exhibitions in Swansea, Eastleigh, Walthamstow, Portsmouth and London.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Shortlisted artist in Sony World Photography Awards accused of plagiarism.
For the second in our monthly series of reports on art scenes across the UK, Swansea-based artist Erin Rickard takes a look at her home city and highlights current and forthcoming activity.
As conflict and war continues across the world, artists are exploring ways to cut through the mainstream news narrative in order to highlight the ongoing refugee crisis. Lydia Ashman looks at current projects, artworks, and exhibitions that are tackling this urgent humanitarian and political issue.
Artists Alex Hartley and Tom James have created a geodesic dome constructed from reclaimed materials and situated it in the Capability Brown-designed gardens of Compton Verney, a Georgian mansion and gallery in rural Warwickshire. Anneka French finds out about their plans for the future.
In response to a call out earlier this year that sought proposals exploring how artists and artists’ groups adapt to navigate turbulent cultural and political landscapes, six artist-led groups have been awarded bursaries to develop their research.
Studio platform led by Mirza will receive fully funded residency at FACT in Liverpool and CERN in Geneva, through programme created to transform the way art and science encounters are understood.
A selection of recommended exhibitions for the week ahead, including painting in Cardiff, light installation in London and sea painting in St Ives.
Exhibition highlights for the week ahead, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and this week featuring exhibitions in London, Leicester, and Lincoln.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Christie’s challenges French court ruling over paying artists’ resale rights; London’s Garden Bridge project slammed as ‘poor value for money’ in latest report.
Tate Britain’s new show, ‘Queer British Art 1861 – 1967’, features work by artists including Francis Bacon, Keith Vaughan, Evelyn de Morgan and Glyn Philpot, alongside queer ephemera, personal photographs, film and magazines.
The key themes on the agenda at this year’s No Boundaries conference, supported by Arts Council England and the British Council, emerged as community, inclusivity and socially responsible citizenship. Sophia Crilly reports.
The recent ReROOTed Festival in Hull celebrated the legacy of Hull Time Based Arts and its ROOT festival with a weekend of performance, discussion and debate. Pippa Koszerek reports.
Richard Parry, currently curator-director of Grundy Art Gallery in Blackpool, has been announced as the new director of the biennial Glasgow International festival.
12 artists will compete to be named the second Gillian Dickinson North East Young Sculptor of the Year, with the winner receiving £6,500 to make new work.
a-n’s touring programme of workshops, talks and get-togethers begins in early May with Assembly Margate, devised in collaboration with Margate-based social artist Dan Thompson. Stephen Palmer reports.
John Dilnot has been creating his hand-produced books since 1985 and his work features in the collections of the V&A, Tate, MoMA, and more. As a touring exhibition exploring his practice opens in Northern Ireland, Sarah Bodman provides a snapshot of his many publications.
The pioneer of pop art, known for his boldly scaled painted montages of commercial imagery, died on Friday in New York City.