Four projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including exhibitions and events in Birmingham, Cheltenham, Eastbourne and Thurrock.
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IN BRIEF: News briefing with national and international stories, including: Collector sues Gagosian and Jeff Koons non-delivery of sculptures; UK arts councils launch cultural cities enquiry; Chris Ofili painting, once called “Degenerate” by Donald Trump, gifted to MoMA by Trump supporter.
Calling artists and organisations to take part in a new sector-wide survey to collect essential data and produce a benchmark for Exhibition Payment.
As he prepares for his Glasgow International solo show at Kelvin Hall, Jessica Ramm – who is also exhibiting during GI – talks to the Glasgow-based artist about authority, control and power, and how his work offsets some of the grandeur of the city’s colonial past.
A new study, Panic! Social Class, Taste and Inequalities in the Creative Industries, shows the sector to be lacking in diversity with much more needing to be done to address endemic issues around social mobility.
Bruce Asbestos is no stranger to social media, blurring the lines between documentation, comment and artwork. For the second in our ongoing series, Richard Taylor takes a look at the artist’s use of Instagram as Asbestos gets his shoes together for a new clothing project inspired by Hansel and Gretel.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Chris Dercon and Volksbühne theatre part ways following protests; BP Portrait Award 2018 announces shortlisted artists; IXIA seeks views from public art sector.
The London-based artist is the seventh winner of the award, a collaboration between Whitechapel Gallery and the Max Mara Fashion Group.
Two artists’ studios in Belfast are among the seven dropped, with 100 arts organisations sharing £13.1m as the Arts Council struggles to deal with a £23m reduction in public spending on the arts over the past six years. Arts Professional’s Christy Romer reports.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes an exploration of the beauty, fragility and resilience of the heart in Newcastle upon Tyne, paintings by the late St Ives modernist Trevor Bell in Plymouth, and an architectural perspective on the paintings of Monet in London.
Four projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including exhibitions and events in Glasgow, London, Margate and Newtown.
a-n’s Assembly programme of workshops, talks and networking returns with a new series of one-day events taking place in four cities around the UK. With events in Salford and Birmingham already confirmed, we take a closer look at the Assembly Salford programme which will explore how artists can maintain their presence within a city region undergoing rapid development.
The artist has died aged 88, Alan Cristea Gallery has announced.
World Book Night on 23 April will see the launch in Bristol of a collaborative artists’ book containing all text and image responses made in tribute to the short story ‘Watching God’ from Three Moments of an Explosion by China Miéville. Sarah Bodman of UWE Bristol’s Centre for Fine Print Research discusses this and previous artists’ book created for the annual project.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: New York judge awards Egon Schiele art to Holocaust heirs; shortlist announced for Aesthetica Art Prize 2018; Tracey Emin speaks of sexual assault.
Richard Parry was appointed director of the biennial Glasgow International festival in May last year, following a move from Blackpool where he was director/curator at the Grundy Gallery. Chris Sharratt talks to him about the artistic rhythm of Glasgow’s rich and vibrant art scene, and his approach to curating the festival, which is now in its eighth edition.
Announcing the recipients of this year’s a-n Biennial Bursaries which will enable 10 a-n members to attend the opening days of the 10th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art in June, while a further 10 will travel to Palermo in Sicily for the preview of Manifesta 12.
The British Council has announced that the Glasgow-based, Belfast-born artist has been selected to represent Great Britain at the 58th International Art Exhibition, while Tate’s Curator of International Art Dr Zoe Whitley has been appointed to curate the exhibition.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes a moving-image installation at the Jerwood Space, London, American Modernism at the Ashmolean in Oxford and sculptural and landscape art at Tate Liverpool.
Four projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including exhibitions and events in Lancaster, London, Northampton and Plymouth.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Victoria and Albert Museum offers to return Ethiopian treasures looted by British troops in 1868 and Cristiano Ronaldo bust remade following ridicule.
Set up in 2007 by artists’ studio providers to establish links between studios, the membership body had been operated on a voluntary basis since 2012 when it lost its Arts Council England funding.
The We Are Not Surprised network is hosting an open meeting in London to collectively establish a code of conduct following numerous reports of sexual harassment within the visual arts.
a-n is partnering on a new four-year programme led by East Street Arts that aims to put artists in control of how and where they work.
The recent Brexit Conference organised by the Creative Industries Federation gathered together Leavers and Remainers, political journalists and politicians, and a wide range of delegates working in the arts and culture, in an attempt to make sense of what Brexit will mean to the sector. Dany Louise reports.