With London’s Regent’s Park taken over by two vast temporary marquees as the international art world descends on the capital for Frieze London and Frieze Masters, we preview both fairs and other art, craft and design fairs and events taking place across the city from 1-7 October.
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This year’s exhibition at Tate Britain is dominated by film from all four nominees – Forensic Architecture, Naeem Mohaiemen, Charlotte Prodger and Luke Willis Thompson. Fisun Güner applauds a strong shortlist and compelling exhibition.
The painter and 2017 Turner Prize nominee is the first artist to be commissioned to produce a unique print to be displayed in diplomatic buildings across the world.
The 19th edition of this annual festival in south-east London features a curated programme of work by emerging artists plus a sprawling and diverse Fringe – all within a 1km radius of Deptford station. Carrie Foulkes reports.
Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: Polly Apfelbaum’s large-scale site-specific works at Ikon, Birmingham, a new film by Ulla von Brandenburg at Whitechapel Gallery, London, and works by three collaborative duos in Inverness.
Paris-based artist France Bizot receives £6,000 first prize in competition showcasing 2D and 3D artworks created in pencil, coloured pencil, pastel, graphite and charcoal.
In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Romanian conceptual artist Geta Brătescu dies aged 92, plus Sally Tallant, director of the Liverpool Biennial, amongst curators of 2019 Armory Show.
Highlights for the week ahead selected from a-n’s Events section posted by members, with exhibitions and events in Derby, Eastbourne, London, Plymouth and Stratford on Avon.
The exhibition features the work of 40 artists that was removed from the ‘Hope to Nope’ show at the Design Museum in protest at the museum’s relationship with Italian aerospace, defence and security company Leonardo.
Flow Observatorium, a project from artist Jon Adams and dance practitioner Donna Bish, has gained charitable status and is celebrating its launch as a charity with an event in Portsmouth.
Artist Fiona MacDonald’s Feral Practice is an established mode of visual art production that acts as a conduit between human and non-human interaction. From the sonification of mushrooms to the filming of wood ants, her practice is wide ranging. Richard Taylor finds out more.
In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Cuban activists issue manifesto against artistic censorship; artist Simon McKeown joins UK advisory group helping to enhance equality and diversity; Liverpool Biennial appoints curator for 2020 edition.
South London Gallery’s new annexe in the former Peckham Road Fire Station, originally built in 1867 and London’s oldest surviving purpose built station, doubles the gallery’s exhibition space and will also house its Post-Graduate Residency programme.
With two Instagram feeds, Nicky Hirst uses the app to observe, collect and re-shift images related to her practice, which deals with the serendipity of found imagery and everyday occurrence. Richard Taylor finds out more.
Speaking on BBC Radio Scotland, the chair of Glasgow School of Art’s board, Muriel Gray, has said there’s “absolutely no way” that the rebuilt Mackintosh building “wouldn’t be a working art school”.
Five recommended shows from across the UK, ranging from a debut Scottish solo show at Glasgow’s Transmission Gallery to Christian Marclay’s world-renowned film installation The Clock at Tate Modern, plus exhibitions in Bristol, Southampton and Birmingham.
The programme, which has been welcomed by arts funder Creative Scotland, will be in place by May 2019, with a focus on international cultural partnerships. Arts Professional’s Christy Romer reports.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including exhibitions in Hull, London, Margate and Newhaven.
In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Canadian artist writes open letter in response to censorship of transgender themed work; celebrity secret postcard art sale for Dulwich school; Statue of suffragette Emily Davison unveiled in Morpeth; Tate Modern appoints new senior curator for photographic art.
Japanese architect Kengo Kuma describes his new £80million V&A Dundee building, which fully opens to the public on Saturday, as ‘a living room for the city’. Chris Sharratt visits Scotland’s first design museum and is seriously impressed by the architecture.
A senior project manager and a PhD researcher will join the team at Patrick Studios in Leeds to deliver the four-year Guild partnership programme, with two more roles currently being advertised.
With the brand new V&A Dundee set to open this weekend on the banks of the River Tay, Dundee-based artist Valerie Norris introduces the city’s lively visual arts community for the latest in our ongoing series looking at art scenes around the UK.
In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Steven Parissien to step down as director of Compton Verney Art Gallery; Scientists explain clouds in Edvard Munch’s The Scream as unusual meteorological condition; Cleveland College of Art and Design becomes The Northern School of Art; The Brooklyn Historical Society remembers 9/11 with an artist’s live-stream of the attack.
The survey by Arts Professional hopes to gather sufficient data to help combat low pay across the arts and culture sector.
The new role will see the founding director of the Skye-based organisation heading up art exhibitions across Royal Botanic Garden Ediburgh sites in Edinburgh, Benmore, Logan and Dawyck and includes Inverleith House gallery at the Edinburgh garden.