Event and exhibition highlights for the week ahead, selected from our busy Events section and featuring events and exhibitions posted by a-n members.
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A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Rare Dame Zaha Hadid artworks to go on display, and Islamic militant sentenced to nine years in prison for destroying shrines.
Paolo Baratta, president of the Venice Biennale, and Christine Macel, the curator of the 57th edition, announce title of the 2017 biennial as ‘Viva Arte Viva’.
The Brighton-based artist’s new artwork for the fourth plinth in London’s Trafalgar Square has been unveiled by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.
The annual three-day festival returns to showcase London’s artist-run projects, curatorial collectives and young galleries.
The French artist Pierre Huyghe has been announced as the recipient of the 2017 Nasher Prize for sculpture.
The year-long cultural celebration will include the Turner Prize being hosted at the newly refurbished Ferens Art Gallery, plus specially commissioned public artworks and the opening of a new contemporary art space.
For his exhibition in Glasgow, the London-based, Philippines-born artist traces the global tentacles of neoliberalism through an exploration of objects sold at key auctions over the last 25 years. He explains more to Chris Sharratt, including what drew him to former prime minister Margaret Thatcher’s iconic handbag.
The Turner Prize may have grown lacklustre in recent years and its upper age limit of 50 looks increasingly problematic, but this year’s show at Tate Britain showcases the prize’s strongest shortlist for some time. Fisun Güner reports.
This week’s selection includes an investigation into the social origins of the collective consciousness in London, a futuristic medical room in Cambridge and Tracey Emin and William Blake in Liverpool.
The just-opened ‘Abstract Expressionism’ exhibition at the Royal Academy chronicles a key moment in 20th century art, presenting some of the period’s most iconic works. Fisun Güner reflects on the significance of this last great age of the artist as hero and tortured genius.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Criticism over title of National Gallery Singapore fundraising event, Marina Abramović ordered to pay €250,000 to former co-creator Ula, and Nick Serota says residents overlooked by Tate Modern extension should get net curtains.
Darren Henley uses speech in Sunderland to discuss what the EU referendum result might mean for artists and arts organisations in the north of England and across the UK.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and taking us to Folkestone, London, Manchester and Rochester.
The vibrant Plymouth Art Weekender takes place this weekend with over 90 events and exhibitions that showcase the city’s visual arts community.
Six artists from the UK, America and Europe receive awards at the 4th International Print Biennale in Newcastle and across the North East.
The director of Artists Space, New York is set to replace outgoing director Gregor Muir in November.
The ‘Points of Departure’ exhibition at the inaugural Estuary biennial explores the sights, sounds and histories of the Thames Estuary through a range of works utilising sculpture, video, photography, performance, and sound. Patrick Langley reports.
The inaugural award for mid-career female artists will see the Edinburgh gallery present a new exhibition by Glasgow artist Jacqueline Donachie.
This year’s Jerwood Drawing Prize continues its reputation for being deliberately provocative in its definition of ‘drawing’, with the top award going to a video piece. Lydia Ashman soaks up the medium’s shifting forms.
Art world professionals will be sharing their insights on what makes a city an art market centre at the Fair Cities panel discussion, part of The Manchester Contemporary art fair.
This week’s selection of recommended exhibitions includes marble and dust in Edinburgh, modernist Cuban painting in London, and performance gesture in Exeter.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: MoMA creates digital image archive of all its exhibitions, odds on next Tate director, and new UK arts minister’s first speech.
Highlights for the week ahead selected from our busy Events section and featuring exhibitions and events posted by a-n’s members.
The first-ever biennial Estuary festival presents 16 days of art, literature, music and film ‘curated in response to the spectacular Thames Estuary’. Chris Sharratt talks to Kent-based, water-loving artist Adam Chodzko about his latest iteration of Ghost, featuring a specially adapted kayak with room for one reclining passenger.