22 awards totalling over £40,000 have been presented at the opening of the RSA New Contemporaries exhibition in Edinburgh, which showcases works by 2016 graduates form art and architecture schools in Scotland.
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Having graduated from the Royal College of Art last year, London-based artist Holly Hendry has won numerous awards and just opened her first solo show in a UK public gallery at Baltic, Gateshead. Anneka French talks to her about her whirlwind career so far.
Award-winning architect from Gando, Burkino Faso, becomes first African to be commissioned to design pavilion at site in Kensington Gardens.
Three high-profile artists have been announced as the selectors for the annual New Contemporaries exhibition, which showcases new artists from UK art schools.
Social enterprise My Bookcase is crowdfunding for a new feature on its online platform – a unique directory of independent publishing houses across the globe.
The artist receives a £10,000 commission to produce a new film work, to be premiered at next year’s Glasgow Film Festival.
With work planned to commence in April, Sheffield’s Site Gallery is embarking on a £2.7m expansion programme that will see it extend into a neighbouring building.
As Clore Visual Artist Fellow Maurice Carlin sets off on the second leg of his a-n supported research trip, we look back at his first week of posts on a-n’s Instagram, exploring Hong Kong’s visual art scene.
This week’s selection includes photography and mixed-media sculptures of body parts in London, silk worms in Macclesfield and weaving in Margate.
The decision by the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh to close the gallery after over 30 years of exhibitions has prompted a storm of protest from artists and those working in the visual arts, with the latest ‘mass visit’ designed to keep the pressure on.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and this week taking us to Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Wales.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Pieter Brueghel the Younger painting is authenticated and new cultural plan for New York City faces objections from artists.
More than 200 artists, musicians, writers and art professionals including Anish Kapoor, Yinka Shonibare, Mark Titchner and Iwona Blazwick have pledged to take part in exhibitions and art projects around the world confronting the rise of right wing populism in the US, Europe and elsewhere.
Now in its fifth year, for 2017 the New Art West Midlands exhibition welcomes recent graduates from Hereford College of Arts alongside those from Birmingham City University, University of Wolverhampton, University of Worcester, Staffordshire University, and Coventry University.
10 a-n Artist members have been awarded bursaries to attend the preview of Venice Biennale 2017 in May, and a further 13 members will travel to Kassel, Germany, in June to attend the press and professionals preview of Documenta 14.
The British Art Show 8 touring exhibition was popular in Leeds, Edinburgh, Norwich and Southampton, receiving large visitor numbers.
For her current show at The Showroom, London-based artist Laura Oldfield Ford has constructed a disorientating visual, textual and sonic journey that draws on her experiences of navigating the gallery’s surrounding area, weaving together multiple voices and alternative histories and futures. Lydia Ashman finds out more.
For the latest in her ongoing series looking at the diverse and inventive world of artists’ books, Sarah Bodman enjoys the performative nature of Nathan Walker’s Condensations, with its thick screes of words and essence of place inspired by a residency in Ambleside.
Saziso Phiri is celebrating one year of her pop-up gallery with a birthday party at Nottingham’s Rough Trade shop, followed by a series of free workshops in tandem with Nottingham Contemporary’s ‘The Place is Here’ show. Wayne Burrows talks to her about her mission to work with artists who operate beyond the usual art world structures.
This week’s selection includes film installation in London, photography in Penzance and a celebration of Aspex’s 35th anniversary in Portsmouth.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: National Gallery’s bid to save £30m Pontormo painting rejected due to Sterling slump.
This week’s column – featuring exhibitions and projects posted by a-n members on our busy Events section – takes us to Lancaster, Plymouth, Powys, New Forest National Park and Swansea.
The ‘Viva Arte Viva’ international exhibition at this year’s Venice Biennale will feature 120 artists from 51 countries.
For her Art on the Underground commission, you don’t know what nights are like?, Mitra Tabrizian has produced two large-scale billboard photographs outside Southwark station that explore the isolation and marginality of London’s night workers. Chris Sharratt finds out more.
Formed in Hull in the late 1960s, COUM Transmissions – members of which would later become Throbbing Gristle – pushed performance art to the limit, culminating in the 1976 ‘Prostitution’ show at the ICA which saw them vilified in the press. With a Hull City of Culture exhibition exploring the group’s legacy, Bob Dickinson speaks to founding member Cosey Fanni Tutti.