This week’s selection from a-n’s Events section, featuring exhibitions and events posted by a-n members.
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A weekly briefing featuring national and international news, including: Advertising watchdog to get tough on gender stereotypes and Christie’s reports soaring sales of £10m-plus art.
The Minnesota Centre for Book Arts biennial celebration of artists’ books is taking place during July and August with a two-day symposium and book art prize at the centre of the event. Sarah Bodman previews the symposium, which runs from 20-23 July, and highlights the work of British artists involved in the biennial.
Talks, tours, seminars, workshops, DIY building, chopping, cooking, eating: just some of the activities undertaken by artists at a-n’s Assembly events throughout May and June 2017. Here we pull together a collection of images from the events in Margate, Liverpool, Bristol, Newcastle and Leeds.
25 artists will contribute works to an online auction hosted by the art-buying website Artsy.
Newcastle University fine art graduate Joy Labinjo has won the £20,000 Woon Art Prize while University of Brighton graduate Oriele Steiner has been announced as the recipient of New Contemporaries’ studio bursary with The Royal Standard and Bluecoat in Liverpool.
Michael Armitage’s vivid and dreamlike paintings are currently on show in his solo exhibition ‘Peace Coma’ at Turner Contemporary in Margate. The Kenyan-born but London-based artist talked to Fisun Güner about how his East African heritage has influenced his work, along with his interest in Western art history and the works of post-Impressionist painter Paul Gauguin in particular.
Creative Freelancers report published as part of a new initiative to transform the working lives of the freelance workers.
A selection of exhibition highlights for the week ahead including British Pop Art in Kendal, Renaissance and Baroque drawings in London, and VR technology in Birmingham.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international news, including: Heirs of Jewish collector sue Madrid Museum for return of Pissarro painting, and police destroy art installation after mistaking it for cannabis farm.
Highlights for the week ahead, selected from a-n’s busy Events section.
The Berlin-based artist wins £10,000 in prize money for video work in 20th edition of open prize.
a-n has joined forces with the Incorporated Society of Musicians to create a new collaborative campaign to protect freedom of movement for self-employed artists.
Covering two decades of an essential period of black empowerment in American civil rights history, Tate Modern’s ‘Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power’ is provocative and powerful. Fisun Güner reports.
Arts Council England’s National Portfolio for 2018-22 includes an overall increase in the number of visual arts organisations receiving funding from 121 to 149. We highlight six organisations who will be joining the portfolio and find out what their new status will mean to them.
For the latest in our Scene Report series, artist and curator Matt Bray reports from Medway in south east England on a scene with a close-knit and independently-minded community spirit.
The new strategy will tackle the growing challenges artists face in sustaining their careers, with a fundamental aim of ensuring policy makers and commissioners value the artist as well as the art.
A selection of exhibition highlights for the week ahead including Howard Hodgkin in Wakefield, art inspired by Joy Division/New Order in Manchester, and Joseph Beuys in London.
Exhibition highlights for the week ahead, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and this week featuring projects in Bristol, Cley-next-the-Sea, Edinburgh, London and Rye.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international news, including: Proposals for Margaret Thatcher statue near parliament turned down, and China causes outrage by banning online content of homosexual relationships.
£100,000 prize presented at ceremony in the Great Court at the British Museum, London, with each of the four other finalists receiving a £10,000 prize in recognition of their achievements.
a-n is inviting applications for its Writer Development Programme 2017-18, which will run from August 2017 to March 2018.
The second edition of the artist-led Manifest Arts Festival takes place from 5-9 July at over 30 venues throughout Greater Manchester.
Made with the artist Jonathan Baldock, the collaborative touring exhibition, ‘Love Life’, takes Punch and Judy as a reference point for exploring the tensions and frustrations of modern domestic life. Emma Hart, winner of the 2015-17 Max Mara Art Prize for Women, talks about the themes of the show prior to her solo Max Mara exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery.
One half of the London-based performance company There There with Dana Olărescu, Bojana Janković argues that the economic pressures more and more artists face are ultimately shaping the kind of work that gets made, especially by emerging artists, with profound and long-term consequences.