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Exhibition highlights for the week ahead, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including shows in London, Exeter and online.
With £700,000 still to raise, work has begun to convert the former Peckham Road Fire Station into a mixed-use cultural centre incorporating exhibition, learning and meeting spaces, plus an artist’s studio.
43 a-n Artist members have been awarded bursaries to support self-devised professional development projects, while 24 artists receive awards to travel and develop networks and opportunities outside the UK.
Artists who work with moving image are invited to complete Lux and Lux Scotland’s survey on how they live and work.
Vancouver-based artist and musician Rodney Graham is best known for his large-scale photographic lightbox works, in which he features in a variety of guises. A new show at Baltic, Rodney Graham: That’s Not Me, presents work from 1994 to 2017 and includes a whole gallery dedicated to his varied and experimental film pieces. Fisun Güner asks the questions.
Proposals by Michael Rakowitz and Heather Phillipson have been selected as the next two commissions for the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square, London.
The renowned American dancer and choreographer, who collaborated with many visual artists included Robert Rauschenberg and Donald Judd, has died.
engage has announced the 2017 edition of Children’s Art Week, a campaign to encourage and support children’s creativity.
The Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Art Prize, which offers a £20,000 fellowship based at Baltic 39 in Newcastle upon Tyne as first prize, is open for applications from students currently in the final year of their undergraduate study.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes Rodney Graham in Gateshead, the winner of the British Journal of Photography’s 2017 International Photography Award in London, and LA-based artist William E Jones in Glasgow.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and this week taking us to Cornwall, London, Somerset and Warwickshire.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: first new gallery space in 26 years created at the National Gallery in London, police raid artist’s Berlin studio and seize artwork, Dalston gallery LD50 closes after protests.
As a member of Artangel’s production team, Laura Purseglove is used to site-specific working and navigating the complexities of staging art projects in historic buildings. All of which will be useful experience for her role at ACE Trust, where over the next two years she will be developing a programme of exhibitions and commissions for churches and cathedrals throughout the UK. Pippa Koszerek finds out more.
Artists including Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Mark Leckey and Krzysztof Wodiczko feature in Liverpool Biennial’s inaugural touring programme of exhibitions at galleries across the north of England.
Arts Council England and Arts Council Korea have announced a cultural exchange partnership to fund 21 performing and visual arts projects in South Korea and England, including an artists’ residency programme.
A recent one-day conference in London organised by Julie’s Bicycle explored how arts organisations can act on climate change and environmental sustainability. Jack Hutchinson reports.
The latest in Sarah Bodman’s series looking at the varied and fascinating area of artists’ self-publishing looks at a special ‘passport’ stamp project, part of the 10th anniversary edition of the Bristol Artists’ Book Event.
This year’s biennial, the first under its new director, includes an exhibition celebrating the visual legacy of Joy Division and New Order, plus a film performance by Phil Collins that will bring a Soviet-era statue of Friedrich Engels to Manchester.
This week’s selection includes landscape painting in Edinburgh, speculations on the impact of global warming in Trowbridge, and photographic studies of identity and gender in London.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Court rules Jeff Koons plagiarised French photographer for Naked sculpture, and street artist Plastic Jesus installs works across the US in response to Trump’s revised executive order on immigration.
Highlights from a-n’s busy Events section and this week including exhibitions in Bolton, Cheltenham, London, Newcastle upon Tyne and Taunton.
The artist, who has been a central figure in contemporary art for more than 50 years, has died aged 84.
A new report from the London Assembly is calling for the Mayor of London to manage gentrification and protect the city’s cultural ecosystem from the effects of regeneration.
With a solo show at ICA and as part of a group exhibition at Eastside Projects, Sonia Boyce is exploring ideas around play, improvisation and sculpture – including a collaborative project with ukuele-playing skateboarders. Anneka French talks to the artist during the first of two lively, nerve-wracking performances in Birmingham, as skaters fly by and instruments are played.