News briefing with national and international stories, including: Glasgow International announces further details of its 2018 programme, UK screen industries devise eight rules to tackle harassment, new chair of Creative Scotland board appointed, plus winners of the 2018 Hearts For The Arts Awards.
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This week’s selection from a-n’s busy Events section, featuring exhibitions and events posted by a-n members, includes selections from Canterbury, London, Sheffield and Trowbridge.
Why Collect?, commissioned by Art Fund and the Wolfson Foundation and written by the historian Sir David Cannadine, calls for more financial support from central government for the UK’s museums and art galleries.
For the latest in our ongoing Scene Report series focusing on the visual arts ecology of towns, cities and regions across the UK, artist and writer Wayne Burrows reports from the East Midlands.
Bournemouth-based artist Stuart Semple is aiming to raise awareness of ‘hostile designs’ after he succeeded in getting his local council to remove retrofitted bars from town-centre benches that prevented homeless people from sleeping on them.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: graffiti artists awarded pay out after work on New York building is destroyed, and Shân Edwards appointed CEO of Edinburgh Printmakers.
The Brighton-based gallery is aiming to raise £20,000 by 8 March to make up for a shortfall created by the loss of its grant from Brighton and Hove City Council.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes an exhibition in Wolverhampton of works by seven of the artists who featured in last year’s Diaspora Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, and an exploration of the significance of TS Eliot’s poem The Waste Land in Margate.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Not Surprised call for boycott of Artforum over handling of Knight Landesman harassment allegations; artists sign letter objecting to prototypes of Trump’s border wall being called art; temporary export ban placed on works by Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron.
Kettle’s Yard gallery is reopening after two years with an £11 million extension by Jamie Fobert Architects which has created two large galleries, an education and research wing and a café, while leaving Jim Ede’s former home unaltered. Fisun Güner reports from Cambridge.
Highlights for the week ahead selected from a-n’s Events section posted by members, with exhibitions and events in Littleborough, London, Oxford, Plymouth, online and worldwide.
Sarah Bodman finds much to be excited about at the forthcoming two-day Artists’ BookMarket event, which this year sees Fruitmarket Gallery partnering with Stills for a focus on photography.
A year after it launched in the Devonshire Ward of the East Sussex town, the Devonshire Collective is hosting its second Digital Weekender as it continues to work with artists to develop and strengthen the local scene. Eastbourne-based artist Judith Alder reports.
a-n Research editor Dany Louise highlights content that focuses on education in schools and universities in our growing, free-to-view index of visual arts cultural policy and strategy documents.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Court rules dealer of works stolen by Jasper Johns’ assistant can be charged with racketeering; Manchester Art Gallery puts Pre-Raphaelite painting back on display after outcry; Cornelia Parker’s general election artworks unveiled.
Ahead of the deadline on 12 February for a-n members to apply for the 2018 Artist Bursaries, Richard Taylor takes a look at how six members used their 2017 Travel bursaries for research and artistic activity.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes Tara Donovan’s wall mounted works at Pace, London, Tabita Rezaire’s exploration of coloniality and its effects on technology, sexuality, health and spirituality at the Royal Standard, Liverpool, plus past BP Portrait Award winner Craig Wyle at The Fairhurst Gallery, Norwich.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Creative Scotland in crisis as two board members resign over regular funding decisions; EVA International announces final list of artists for Ireland’s biennial.
The committee of the artist-run Glasgow gallery, which last week was dropped from Creative Scotland’s portfolio of regularly funded organisations, has issued a strongly-worded statement lambasting the decision.
Five projects posted by a-n members on our busy Events section and this week including exhibitions in Herne Bay, London, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newton Powys and Penzance.
The a-n Biennial Bursaries 2018 are now open for applications, with 20 awards of £600 available to a-n Artist and Joint (Artist and Arts Organiser) members to attend the launch of either the Berlin Biennale or Manifesta 12 in Palermo, Sicily, in June.
Currently featured on the a-n Instagram, the work of a-n member Dr Catherine Baker involves collaborations with clinical science practitioners and patients, and contributes to different fields of study. Richard Taylor finds out more.
After four years in the role, a-n’s director Jeanie Scott is to step down later this year.
The winner and finalists of The 2018 Columbia Threadneedle Prize have been announced, with a realist painting by Ana Schmidt taking the main award.
More than one in five Creative Industries Federation members say they would consider moving their business abroad if the UK and the EU reach no favourable trade deal. ArtsProfessional’s Christy Romer reports.