The Whitechapel Gallery, Collezione Maramotti and Max Mara have announced the shortlist for the latest edition of the UK’s only visual art prize for women.
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A selection of exhibition highlights for the week ahead including: Tate St Ives reopening with Rebecca Warren’s first UK solo show in eight years, and an exploration of the impact of JMW Turner on contemporary artists at New Art Gallery Walsall.
Exhibition highlights for the week ahead, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and this week featuring projects in Cardiff, Folkestone, London, Newcastle upon Tyne and Northampton.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international news, including: Arts cuts coming says Creative Scotland letter; Arts Council England consults on the future of the visual arts in Bristol.
An exhibition of banners by artists including Turner Prize winners Jeremy Deller and Elizabeth Price is protesting against the building of a new luxury apartment complex close to local homes, a school, church and park.
For the latest in our series providing a snapshot of visual arts scenes across the UK, Amelia Crouch reports from Bradford.
The inaugural Coventry Biennial takes as its theme ‘the future’ and has as its main venue a relic of the city’s past – the former offices of the Coventry Evening Telegraph. Selina Oakes reports.
Aidan Moesby has just finished a tour of festivals in the north of England, using his new weather-based installations to test responses, locations and situations for visual arts in festival contexts. Trish Wheatley talks to the artist about this work and how it sits with his practice.
The debate around gentrification and the role that artists play in this contested area is increasingly being discussed and debated by artists themselves. But, asks Anna Francis in a piece originally published by The Conversation, is it right to accuse artists who work with regeneration projects of being part of the problem?
A selection of exhibition highlights for the week ahead including: Bloomberg New Contemporaries in Newcastle and Gateshead, Sara Barker in Glasgow, and Steven Eastwood in Brighton.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including exhibitions in Gravesend, Hastings, Huddersfield and London.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international news, including: Art institutions join thousands striking over Catalonia referendum violence, ‘naughty’ sculpture blocked by the Louvre, and Tate purchases works by Lawrence Abu Hamdan and Hannah Black at at Frieze London.
In a post-Grenfell London, this year’s Frieze Art Fair feels more incongruous than ever, but what of the art inside? Chris Sharratt reports.
Sculptor Laura Ford’s new commission for Brighton’s House Biennial draws on the history of town’s Royal Pavilion and in particular that of its early 19th century commissioner King George IV, who lived there as Prince Regent prior to taking the throne. Dany Louise talks to the artist about her work and finds out why Donald Trump has a starring role in her installation, A King’s Appetite.
Croydon-based Turf Projects showing artist Saelia Aparicio Torino has won this year’s prize for its exhibition during Art Licks Weekend 2017.
International list of names announced for 10th edition of biennial which is also celebrating 20 years of presenting art in the city and region.
Artists are often asked to work for free in return for exposure via social media likes and audience praise, so for a recent commission (paid) Alistair Gentry decided to walk around Folkestone dressed in a cliched ‘artist’s costume’ asking other types of worker if they’d do the same. Perhaps unsurprisingly, they weren’t particularly keen.
It’s that time of year again when London’s Regent’s Park is taken over by two vast temporary marquees as the international art world descends on the capital for Frieze Art Fair and Frieze Masters. We take a look at Frieze and the other art, craft and design fairs taking place across the city this week.
A selection of exhibition highlights for the week ahead including the Zabludowicz Collection’s 2017 Annual Commission and Christian Nyampeta’s film work at Camden Arts Centre.
Recent years have seen a renewed interest in clay as many contemporary artists embrace the medium in their work. As the British Ceramics Biennial continues in Stoke and Tate Modern hosts Ceramics Factory, Pippa Koszerek talks about its renewed appeal with the biennial’s artistic director and artists Clare Twomey and Jesse Wine.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international news, including: Guggenheim Museum pulls three artworks featuring animals after threats of violence; Mexico City’s art community takes stock of damage after earthquake.
This week’s selection from a-n’s busy Events section, featuring exhibitions and events posted by a-n members, includes selections from Coventry, London, Manchester, Plymouth and Kent.
A new art fair in Peckham is bringing together international and local initiatives at a former industrial site during this year’s Frieze week. Lydia Ashman talks to co-founder Katherine Viteri about what the event hopes to achieve.
Artist-led spaces and pop-up shows take place throughout London this weekend as part of the fifth edition of Art Licks’ popular festival.
Hull-based artist Clare Holdstock is this week’s featured a-n blogger on the a-n Instagram feed. She talks to Richard Taylor about her practice and where she places it.