Japanese artist Genta Ishizuka wins the €50,000 prize while two UK-based artists receive special mentions.
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A selection of recommended shows, including: an exploration of gender identity at the Hayward Gallery, London; a group drawing exhibition at Glynn Vivian, Swansea; plus six artists capturing unsettling moments of change at g39 in Cardiff.
News In Brief: The new Paul Hamlyn Foundation-funded project will look at whether socially engaged artistic activity can really make a positive difference to a community. Plus: Kitty Anderson announced as new director of LUX Scotland; Hannah Rothschild, chair of National Gallery’s board of trustees, to step down after four-year tenure.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions and events in London, Wiltshire, Lowestoft and La Trimouille in France – all taken from a-n’s busy Events section featuring shows and events posted by members.
London’s largest free contemporary art festival returns with a programme of exhibitions and events, taking place over one night and two locations, Walthamstow and King’s Cross. Curator Helen Nisbet and artists Emma Talbot and Joe Namy explain what to expect.
Degree shows season continues with mid-June being one of the busiest periods for visitors to see work by graduating students. Here’s a selection of shows are open this week across the UK from Sunderland in the north east of England to Plymouth on the south west coast.
We look back at the latest a-n Instagram degree shows posts including Narbi Price’s reflections on the show at Newcastle University, FK McLoone’s visit to Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen, and Jenny Steele’s coverage of the show at Manchester School of Art.
Freelands Foundation survey of the UK’s art sector highlights incremental progress in the public sector, but commercial galleries are still lagging behind in their representation of women artists.
Artists with practices ranging from puppetry and animation to dance and poetry have been shortlisted for the award that celebrates ‘the boundary-pushing work of the UK’s foremost artist filmmakers’.
A selection of recommended shows, including: Eileen Simpson and Ben White’s Open Music Archive at Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, plus a celebration of the past 50 years of black creativity in Britain at Somerset House, London.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions and events in London, Kent, Bristol, Plymouth and Newcastle upon Tyne – all taken from a-n’s busy Events section featuring shows and events posted by members.
Degree shows’ season continues with a raft of new openings this week across the UK, from Aberdeen in north east Scotland to Rochester, Kent.
It’s all Bs this week for our Instagram degree shows coverage with posts from a-n CEO Julie Lomax at the University of Bolton show, plus Trevor H.Smith at Bath School of Art and Design and UWE Bristol.
A member of the influential Blk Art Group in the 1980s, Claudette Johnson’s exhibition ‘I Came To Dance’ at Modern Art Oxford features 30 works on paper by the artist, spanning four decades from the ’80s to the present day. Fisun Güner discusses her work then and now.
The announcement of this year’s winner follows an open letter from the artist and 2019 judge Gary Hume calling on the National Portrait Gallery to cut its ties with sponsor BP.
A selection of recommended shows, including: Natalia Goncharova at Tate Modern, Larry Achiampong and David Blandy at Copperfield, London, plus a group show of contemporary work exploring the practices of women artists, designers and writers of the 1920s and ’30s.
Contemporary visual artists living and/or working in the North West of England are invited to apply to be part of the Artists’ International Delegation 2019, a seven-day visit to Copenhagen and Aarhus in Denmark taking place 29 August – 4 September this year.
We look back at this week’s degree shows Instagram takeovers with highlights from the shows at University of Salford, Nottingham Trent University and Edinburgh College of Art.
The first a-n Assembly event of 2019 kicked off in Swansea with a day of talks, soap boxes, performance and a game of bingo, culminating in the creation of a manifesto for a Swansea union of artists.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions and events in London, Stoke-on-Trent, Wolverhampton, Stroud and Margate – all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by members.
With degree shows season now in full swing there are plenty of new shows opening this week across Scotland, England and Wales. Selected from the a-n Degree Shows Guide 2019 listings, this week includes final-year shows in Plymouth, Manchester, Northampton, Belfast, Canterbury, Leeds, Bristol, Wolverhampton and Loughborough.
The 58th edition of the Venice Biennale features more than 90 national presentations spread across the Giardini, Arsenale and other locations across the city. We highlight 10 of the best.
A selection of recommended shows, including: Lee Krasner at the Barbican Art Gallery, London, an immersive installation at the Royal Standard, Liverpool, plus British artist and filmmaker Lis Rhodes at Nottingham Contemporary.
The Leeds-based arts charity is hoping to raise £15,000 to commission artists to populate its relocated Art Hostel with new artworks.
The second edition of Coventry Biennial will be entitled ‘The Twin’ and feature a series of exhibitions, events and activities taking place at various locations across the city.