A survey of exhibitors at this week’s London Art Fair shows galleries believe ensuring free movement of people and goods within the EU is the most important thing the UK government can do to ensure London remains a global art hub post-Brexit.
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a-n’s bursary strand supporting artist-led groups to engage in a period of creative research is seeking applications that explore how artists and artists’ groups adapt to navigate turbulent cultural and political landscapes.
Should Scotland have its own archive of artists’ moving image work, and if so what form should it take and what should be in it? Chris Sharratt reports on a recent Lux Scotland event exploring the feasibility of a ‘distribution collection’ of Scottish works.
Current Director of the Whitworth, Manchester and Manchester City Galleries will succeed Sir Nicholas Serota who is stepping down after almost 30 years in the role.
Ferens Art Gallery in Hull has reopened after a £5.2 million refurbishment largely funded by Hull City Council. But while the local authority should be commended for its commitment to culture, Sheila McGregor argues that the blame for council cuts in towns and cities across the UK needs to be forcefully directed at Westminster politicians rather than hapless local representatives.
Jenni Lomax announced late last year that she is stepping down from her role at Camden Arts Centre, a position she has held for 26 years. Fisun Güner talks to the much admired director about working with artists, the importance of education in the gallery’s programme, and what she will do next.
This week’s selection includes a waiting room with a difference in Newcastle, sound and moving image in Plymouth, and Tantric drawings in London.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Winners of Wolf Prize announced, high-profile artists support strike on Trump’s inauguration day, and Bangor University fine arts courses under threat.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and taking us to Birmingham, Leicester, London and Whitby.
The £110million project is to be built on the former Granada Studios site, with Manchester International Festival announced as operator of the new ‘flagship’ cultural venue.
Sarah McCrory has been appointed director of Goldsmiths’ new gallery of contemporary art, designed by Assemble and set to open to the public in spring 2018.
The Exeter-based organisation has announced a new programme of commissions, talks, events and projects supported by a major Arts Council England Grants for the Arts award.
Built in 1971 and all but abandoned by the cash-strapped local council in 2013, Turnpike Gallery in the former mining town of Leigh near Wigan, is entering a new stage in its history with the creation of a community interest company to run its programme. Natalie Bradbury speaks to arts manager Helen Stalker as the gallery relaunches with the Jerwood Drawing Prize touring exhibition.
The current director of Whitworth Art Gallery and Manchester Art Galleries is expected to take the top job at Tate.
Artist John Walter wins the Hayward Touring 2017 Curatorial Open with his proposal Shonky: the Aesthetics of Awkwardness.
‘This Is An Art School’ project, offering the public free studio workshops, launches the Tate Exchange Associates programme of over 100 events.
With scrutiny of the government’s Brexit plans intensifying as Theresa May’s end of March deadline for triggering Article 50 to leave the EU gets nearer, artists are responding to the uncertain climate in a variety of ways. Pippa Koszerek, who as an artist is herself involved in Brexit-related events, takes a look at some forthcoming projects.
This week’s selection includes the art of taxidermy in London, contemporary works inspired by Georgian painting in Bath, and Turner’s watercolours in Edinburgh.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Richard Deacon wins sculpture prize, Berlin gallerist Barbara Weiss dies aged 56, petitioners demand Saint Louis Museum halts loan of painting for Trump inauguration.
Exhibition highlights for the week ahead, selected from a-n’s busy Events section.
What does 2017 have in store in terms of conferences and events, exhibitions, art fairs and festivals? We take a month-by-month look at what the year has to offer – and we’ll be adding new events for later in the year as they’re confirmed.
Best known for Seizure, his 2008 Artangel commission for which he covered the interior of a South London flat with copper sulphate, Roger Hiorns’ current show at Ikon Gallery sees him back in his home city, where he also hopes to soon bury a decommissioned Boeing 737. Fisun Güner talks to the artist.
Turner Prize-winning artist Ofili to receive a CBE, while Smith and Gander receive OBEs in annual New Year awards.
The art critic and Booker Prize-winning author, who became widely known due to his 1972 BBC TV series, Ways of Seeing, has died.
Bryony Bond started 2016 with a move across the Pennines from The Whitworth in Manchester to The Tetley, Leeds. She looks back on a year of “new starts”.