The Cornwall-based multi-media sculptor writes a scathing letter criticising the institution he studied at and has been a fellow of since 2013.
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Prior to its relocation to a new space, Peckham Platform gallery is celebrating its work since launching in 2010 with a retrospective show featuring its 20 artist commissions to date, all co-created with local people in the south-east London neighbourhood. Lydia Ashman reports.
The Macclesfield-born artist wins the £25,000 prize and gives an emotional, politically-charged acceptance speech.
Looking for art books for Christmas? Here are ten ideas to start with, including a tour of the world’s brutalist gems, a collection of inspiring and insightful artists’ quotes, and the memoir of an art world celebrity.
The gallery, which reopened in 2015 after a £8million redevelopment, is the only UK venue on a shortlist of 46.
This week’s selection includes painting in London, multidisciplinary art in Gateshead and a group show exploring what it means to be independent in Liverpool.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: New artist studios set for the East Quay in Watchet, British Army seeks modern-day Monuments Men, and Malaysian political cartoonist faces prison for allegedly creating ‘defaming’ works.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and taking us to London, Middlesbrough, Reading, Somerset and Swansea.
After AQA exam board announced it was to cease offering an A level in art history, Pearson has said it is to develop a new A-level in the subject to be taught from September 2017.
Sarah Bodman, senior research fellow at UWE Bristol’s Centre for Fine Print Research and writer of a-n’s Artists’ Books series, picks her ten favourite publications of the year.
At IAA Europe’s recent annual two-day general meeting in Berlin, a key workshop discussed the issue of social security and the mobility of visual artists within Europe. Pippa Koszerek reports that, despite Brexit, such discussions remain important to UK artists.
Now in its second edition, Jerwood Open Forest has awarded its 2016 commission to artist Keith Harrison who will explore the links between community, industry, car manufacture and access to nature, in a new installation and performance event for autumn 2017.
The London-based artist and poet is presented with the £10,000 prize at an award ceremony at Whitechapel Gallery.
The latest edition of the biennial Jerwood Makers Open award sees five UK-based artists awarded £7,500 each to create new works for a touring exhibition that opens in London in June 2017.
Four photographers, including Sophie Calle and Dana Lixenberg, have been shortlisted for the £30,000 international prize run by London’s The Photographers’ Gallery.
This week’s selection includes Bloomberg New Contemporaries in London, a retrospective of renowned political artist Gee Vaucher and art in the environment at the Jerwood Space.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Royal Standard relocates, David Hockney to design stained-glass window for the Queen, and photographer Greg Constantine banned from attending his own exhibition.
Newcastle-based artist Kathryn Hodgkinson believes that the city council’s planning decisions are having a detrimental effect on the area’s creative community. In the wake of the recent decision to demolish the creative space Uptin House to make way for ‘yet another block of student flats’, she argues that local authorities need to embrace the true value of artists.
Serbian artist wins fifth edition of award for emerging artists and receives three-month studio residency at Griffin Gallery next year.
Camden Arts Centre’s visionary director Jenni Lomax is to leave the organisation after 26 years as its head.
The New Art Gallery Walsall remains under threat of closure but gallery director Stephen Snoddy has vowed to fight hard to keep it open. Chris Sharratt argues it’s a battle that can’t be lost.
UK-based artists Phoebe Boswell, Rebecca Moss and Andy Holden are among the 21 artists shortlisted for fourth edition of the Future Generation Art Prize.
A roundup of some of the best open studios, artist-led festive sales and exhibitions in the run up to Christmas.
Scottish culture secretary Fiona Hyslop has intervened in the protests over the recent closure of Inverleith House gallery in the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.