Scotland’s arts funding body has told regularly funded organisations that they will not get a decision on their April 2018-21 funding until the end of January 2018.
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Briefing featuring national and international news, including: Artist organising alternative Havana Biennial released on bail; new judges announced for Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize.
The London-based, Jerusalem-born artist has been announced as the winner of the tenth Film London Jarman Award for artists working in film.
The Berlin and Beirut-based artist, who until recently was partly based in London, is one of six artists shortlisted for this year’s Film London Jarman Award. Fisun Güner talks to him about the importance of sound, politics, and why he doesn’t consider himself an activist.
A selection of exhibition highlights for the week ahead including Gavin Turk at the pop-up Skip Gallery, Post-Soviet Actionism at Saatchi Gallery, London, and John Piper at Tate Liverpool.
A group of artists in Bristol has coordinated a united front in the face of an Arts Council England visual arts review in which they feel they weren’t offered an equal seat at the table. They outline their intervention in a recent public consultation event while proposing a new approach for the city’s art ecology.
A bi-weekly briefing featuring national and international news, including: Leonardo da Vinci painting sells for £341m at auction; Documenta to return to Kassel in 2022 despite budget issues.
This week’s selection from a-n’s busy Events section, featuring exhibitions and events posted by a-n members, includes selections from Cardiff, Grimsby, London, Southend-on-Sea and Taunton.
The London-based artist will receive a £10,000 bursary from disability-led arts organisation Shape Arts and undertake a three month residency at Pallant House Gallery and the University of Chichester in 2018.
The recent ‘What Should White Culture Do? Art, Politics, Race’ brought academics and artists together for a day-long symposium at the Royal College of Art. Sonya Dyer contends that, judging by the approach of some of those talking at the event, the answer to the question is, ‘Much more than this’.
A bi-weekly briefing featuring national and international news, including: Swiss journalists reporting on opening of Louvre Abu Dhabi detained for two days; anti-gentrification activists target Laura Owens exhibition at the Whitney Museum.
Emerging activity in the city’s medieval gateways, towers and vaults complements Southampton’s new Cultural Quarter development.
Berlin-based artists Sol Calero, Iman Issa, Jumana Mana, and Agnieszka Polska have released a joint statement strongly criticising the approach of the Preis der Nationalgalerie.
A selection of exhibition highlights for the week ahead including Ken Currie’s latest paintings at Flowers Gallery, London, and an installation by Brass Art at Chetham’s Library in Manchester.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international news, including: Louvre opens in Abu Dhabi; former Stedelijk Museum director Beatrix Ruf claims she resigned over a ‘misunderstanding’.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including exhibitions in Bristol, Dorset, Lancaster, London and Southport.
Five visual artists have received ‘no-strings-attached’ individual awards of £60,000 each in the annual Paul Hamlyn Foundation Awards for Artists.
The art gallery located on a train station platform has struck a new deal with leaseholders TfL and the new operators of Hackney Downs station, Arriva Rail.
The recent relocation of the Live Art Development Agency to a former Unitarian mission in Bethnal Green heralds a significant new chapter for the organisation, with new commissions, two ‘thinkers in residence’, and a search for local collaborators. Lydia Ashman finds out more from its co-founder and director Lois Keidan.
This week, London’s Conway Hall is host to the Small Publishers Fair, an annual celebration of books by contemporary artists, writers, composers, book designers, and their publishers. Sarah Bodman previews the event, which runs from 10-11 November, and highlights the work of the artists involved.
The American art historian and author of the groundbreaking 1971 essay, Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?, died on 29 October aged 86. Fisun Güner considers her writing’s influence and continued significance today.
Artists including Julian Opie, Mark Wallinger, Tim Noble and Polly Morgan have donated work to the auction, with proceeds going to help support the family of the artist.
A selection of exhibition highlights for the week ahead including monochrome painting at the National Gallery, London, plus Susan Philipsz and other sound artists at the Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh.
Highlights for the week ahead selected from a-n’s Events section posted by members, with exhibitions and events in Leeds, London, Manchester, Sheffield and online.
The German filmmaker and writer is the first female artist to be named by the ArtReview Power 100 as the most influential person in the art world, although men still outweigh women on the list.