The Worthing-based sculptor Oliver Macdonald receives the £7,000 Shape Arts’ bursary plus a three-month residency at Turner Contemporary in Margate.
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Scottish artist Katie Paterson has recently published her first monograph, documenting almost 10 years of multidisciplinary projects that range from a 100-year artwork to streetlights powered by lightning. Anneka French finds out more.
Arts Council England’s current Relationship Manager for Visual Arts to take over from Kwong Lee as Director of Castlefield Gallery in January 2017.
The first-ever Hepworth Prize for Sculpture exhibition has just opened at The Hepworth Wakefield, featuring work by shortlisted artists Phyllida Barlow, Steven Claydon, Helen Marten and David Medalla. Pippa Koszerek reports.
The 2016 Artes Mundi prize exhibition at National Museum Cardiff and Chapter features the work of six shortlisted international artists including John Akomfrah and Bedwyr Williams, all vying for the £40,000 award. Fisun Güner reports.
This week’s selection includes new sculptural commissions in Cardiff, painting, drawing and photography in Manchester, and a robotic installation in Liverpool.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: artist Tania announces bid for Cuban presidency, Anicka Yi wins 2016 Hugo Boss Prize, and divided reception for Doris Salcedo’s memorial in Bogotá.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and taking us to Cardiff Bay, Folkestone, London and Southampton.
As the New Art Gallery Walsall, opened in 2000 and home to the Garman Ryan Collection of over 300 Jacob Epstein sculptures, is threatened with closure, the artist Bob and Roberta Smith expresses his dismay at its possible demise.
Under the banner ‘Whose Art? Our Art!’, this year’s engage International Conference in Liverpool explored gallery education through the lens of art activism with two days of speeches, discussion and debate. Laura Harris reports from the city.
The arts community in Scotland and beyond has responded to the shock announcement that Edinburgh’s Inverleith House gallery is to close, with a petition calling for the decision to be reversed.
The 15th edition of ArtReview’s annual Power 100 names Serpentine Galleries artistic director as the artworld’s most powerful figure.
Report highlights challenges faced by artists and other freelance professionals working across Scotland, with continuing issues relating to artists’ fees.
The influential Belgian artist Luc Tuymans currently has a small show of his own work, ‘Glasses’, at the National Portrait Gallery, while a major James Ensor exhibition he’s curated opens at the Royal Academy later this month. He talks about both with Fisun Güner.
For the latest in her series on artists’ books, Sarah Bodman looks at the work of Maddy and Paul Hearn who, with fellow artist Vickie Fear, are behind this month’s Counter: Plymouth Art Book Fair.
North East Contemporary Visual Art Network launches 10-year plan to drive agenda for visual arts in the region.
Paul Hamlyn Foundation ‘More and Better’ award will enable a four-year project of commissions with local, national and international artists making new work alongside communities of young people from Sheffield.
This week’s selection includes figurative work in Eastbourne, cyanotype prints in Bradford and drawing in London.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and taking us to Cardiff, Brighouse, London and Southampton.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Last art history A-level axed, London’s free art school moves to Margate, and exhibition on slavery causes uproar in Paris.
Following more than two years working and consulting with artists, major public funders and visual arts organisations, a-n and AIR has published new guidelines for paying artists for their contribution to public exhibitions.
a-n and AIR to launch landmark piece of guidance for securing payment for artists who exhibit in publicly-funded galleries, with an event today at the Jerwood Space, London.
For over 30 years, New York’s Guerrilla Girls have been the feminist conscience of the art world, exposing sexism through protests and original research on posters, stickers, billboards and artwork. Fisun Güner spoke to two of the founding members about their new Whitechapel Gallery show, ‘Guerrilla Girls: Is it even worse in Europe?’
Coming ten months into PAPER Gallery’s year-long mentoring scheme Tracing PAPER, a new exhibition showcases the work of the nine artists involved. Polly Checkland Harding talks to the gallery’s director and two of the artists involved in the scheme.
As a-n/AIR’s Paying Artists campaign prepares for the launch of its Exhibition Payment guide on Wednesday 12 October, we take a look at some of the key moments in the campaign’s history, highlighting the rich and varied dialogue with artists and the wider visual arts sector that has informed its recommendations.