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The selection of the Indonesian collective was made by Documenta’s eight-member ‘finding committee’, which includes Tate Modern director Frances Morris and Elvira Dyangani Ose, director of London’s Showroom gallery.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions in London, Portsmouth, Colchester and Grimsby, all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by a-n members.
Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (MIMA) is to host Teesside University’s fine art courses with the creation of the MIMA School of Art.
London-based artist Tash Kahn carefully curates the detritus she photographs on London’s streets on her @thisladypaints Instagram. Laura Davidson enters her world of trash.
Paul Moss was the co-founder of Gateshead’s Workplace Gallery and also co-director of the Workplace Foundation, a charity set up to support emerging and under-represented artists based outside of London.
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Inspired the writings of Italo Calvino, the ‘Six Memos’ exhibition in Liverpool brings together 20 artists from 12 European cities in the CreArt network. As Brexit draws nearer, Martin Hamblen reflects on its cruel asymmetry.
A selection of the week’s best shows, including: immersive installation by Daniel Steegmann Mangrané at Nottingham Contemporary; formative Diane Arbus photography at Hayward Gallery; the burnished ceramics of Peter Hayes at Black Swan Arts in Frome.
More News In Brief: Axel Rüger appointed new secretary and chief executive of Royal Academy; Tate Modern wins privacy case brought by owners of £4m flats; New York art dealer Mary Boone sentenced to 30 months in prison for tax fraud.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions in London, Bedford, Birmingham and Pontypridd, all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by a-n members.
Appau Jnr Boakye-Yiadom is one of three artists exhibiting in the Jerwood Solo Presentations 2019 exhibition at Jerwood Space, London. He tells Lydia Ashman how his installation draws on the nine colours featured in Hieronymus Bosch’s The Garden of Earthly Delights while also featuring footage from Russ Meyer’s sexploitation film, Up!
The London-based artist studios provider is blaming rising overheads and property prices in the capital for the increase, but some artists say the extra costs may force them to give up their studios.
The alternative art school, which relocated to Margate from east London in 2017, has moved into the former Thanet School of Arts and Crafts building where it will be based alongside the Kent Adult Education service.
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Currently director and chief curator at the David Roberts Art Foundation, Üstek replaces outgoing Sally Tallant who is leaving for the Queens Museum, New York.
A selection of the week’s best shows, including: ‘pick pocket’ public art at The Ryder Projects, London; Clementine Drake’s carved plaster at Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh; and hallucinogenic paintings by Andreas Rüthi at Swansea’s Glynn Vivian Art Gallery.
Other News In Brief: Budget U-turns in Birmingham see arts funding cuts scaled back; Venice to move forward with $11 tourist tax in time for this year’s Biennale.
The artists’ studio and project space in Preston city centre, which currently has a waiting list for studios, is taking over the first floor of the building.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Cardiff, Lisbon, Glasgow and London, all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by a-n members.
The new trust backed by the Mayor of London, Arts Council England, Outset Contemporary Art Fund and Bloomberg Philanthropies aims to secure 1,000 ‘affordable’ workspaces in the capital in its first five years.
MacKinnon leaves the Cardiff-based contemporary art organisation having overseen three editions of the biennial exhibition and international art prize.
This year’s Artists’ BookMarket at Fruitmarket Gallery includes a focus on Scottish artist Helen Douglas with an exhibition of works drawn from her recent retrospective at New York’s Printed Matter, Inc.
A selection of the week’s best shows, including: Lauren Gault’s object and sound pieces at Grand Union, Birmingham; a group show of abstract works that fit into suitcases at Fold, London; and an exploration of cuteness by Rachel Maclean at the Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham.
More News In Brief: The Watercolour World aims to capture how the world looked before photography; Glasgow School of Art issues new response to fire safety criticism; James Turrell’s skyspace work temporarily closed due to encroaching scaffolding; New York galleries face lawsuits over the accessibility of their websites; plus Ai Weiwei criticises US for ‘complicity’ in China’s arrest of two Canadian citizens.