Four organisations in Manchester, St-Helens, Cambridge and Reading to receive a total of £1,757,500 from Arts Council England fund.
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A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Campaign calls for Google to restore Dennis Cooper’s blog, woman who received Van Gogh’s ear named and Iran drops charges against artist Parviz Tanavoli.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section, take us to Abergavenny, London, the Isle of Wight and West Yorkshire.
The latest exhibition from Scottish artist Jenny Steele is the result of her research into 1930s Seaside Moderne architecture in North West England and Scotland.
As the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail celebrates its thirtieth year with the unveiling of two new commissions, Arts Council England and Forestry Commission England have announced a new four year partnership to expand and extend the reach of their Forest Art Works programme.
Ranging from painterly abstraction to figurative interiors and landscapes, Hurvin Anderson’s solo exhibition at New Art Exchange, Nottingham, expands on two long-standing motifs of the barbershop interior and the municipal park landscape and includes his Arts Council Collection commission, Is It OK To Be Black? Wayne Burrows talks to the artist.
This week’s selection includes bnb art in Norwich, folkloric explorations in Bristol and Glasgow, and a series of Cumbrian landscapes in Kendal.
Four projects, festivals and exhibitions from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and taking place in London this week.
New Prime Minister Theresa May’s inaugural cabinet sees former accountant and tax manager Karen Bradley take on the portfolio for culture, media and sport.
1000 Words Editor, Tim Clark selects his five must-see exhibitions from Les Rencontres d’Arles 2016 – the bright, bushy-tailed festival of photography in the south of France now celebrating its 47th year.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Arts Council England make changes to length of funding agreements, artists call for Israel to release detained Palestinian poet, and Pokémon Go causes increase in visitors to museums.
A dispute over the number of pupils taking arts subjects at GCSE was at the heart of a House of Commons debate, with the Department for Education using figures which include students studying arts AS Levels in sixth forms. Arts Professional’s Christy Romer and Frances Richens report.
The programme for the 2016 edition of Bristol Biennial offers expanded notions of audience participation under the theme In Other Worlds.
Turner Prize winning artist Martin Creed has major shows on at Hauser & Wirth Somerset and Park Avenue Armory in New York, has recently played at Glastonbury, and has just released a new album of songs, Thoughts Lined Up. Fisun Güner talks to him about music, art, food phobias and life after Brexit.
A recent symposium held in Glasgow and organised jointly by Glasgow School of Art and Q-Art saw fine art staff, students and industry professionals examine the role of art schools and how they prepare students for life after university. Laura Campbell reports on the issues raised and the possible solutions.
Fisun Güner reports from art market debate at Phillips Auction House in Mayfair, London.
Laura Robertson reports on this year’s New Contemporaries in Liverpool as part of Liverpool Biennial.
Salford-based artist Maurice Carlin announced Clore Visual Artist Fellow supported by a-n, as the prestigious leadership development programme reveals its fellows for 2016/17.
Bluecoat Display Centre announces North West based ceramic artist as winner of inaugural craft competition.
The London-based artist Gillian Best Powell, founder of Cor Blimey Arts and Core Gallery in Deptford, has died aged 60.
This week’s selection includes landscapes in Eastbourne, portraiture at the Royal Academy and art meets science in Glasgow.
This year’s Liverpool Biennial is busy, lively and timely, sprawling across 27 sites and featuring a broad range of cleverly realised works. Chris Sharratt reports from the city and selects five highlights.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section, take us to Birmingham, Co. Durham, Exeter, Sevenoaks and Southampton.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Parliament debates the EBacc’s omission of creative subjects for almost three hours, Iranian artist Parviz Tanavoli barred from leaving country ahead of London visit, and pair of paintings from Dutch golden age reunited after 351 years.
Wiltshire based artist wins biennial open submission prize, taking home £25,000, with the other prizewinners each receiving £2,500.