Designed by David Chipperfield Architects and costing £56m, the Royal Academy’s newly renovated Burlington Gardens site opens to the public today. Fisun Güner finds that even the toilets are elegant and sculptural.
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In Brief: News briefing featuring national and international stories including: National Museums Liverpool announce new director; plans to increase German arts funding by 23%; The Munch Museum makes 7,600 drawings freely available online.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including exhibitions in Ashington, Aberystwyth, Dorchester, Manchester and Plymouth.
New Zealand artist Luke Willis Thompson has won the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2018 with his 35mm film of Diamond Reynolds, autoportrait.
As degree show season starts to get busy, we highlight 11 final-year undergraduate and postgraduate shows that are opening over the next seven days.
In Brief: News briefing featuring national and international stories including: Jupiter Artland marks 10th anniversary with first permanent commission by Phyllida Barlow; UK museums suffer as Heritage Lottery grants plummet; Arts Council of Ireland issues impartiality warning over abortion referendum.
London’s Griffin Gallery is to close after six years to make way for a new White City based interdisciplinary project space, Elephant West, which is due to open autumn 2018.
One of Scotland’s key commercial galleries for contemporary art marks its 20th year with a new home in a former Glasite Meeting House in the city. Jessica Ramm reports.
A new partnership between Dash and Arnolfini, MAC Birmingham and Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art will offer residencies for curators who identify themselves as disabled.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes arts and environmental charity Common Ground’s exhibition at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Richard Long’s new stone circle work at Lisson Gallery in London, and a site-specific kinetic sculpture by Max Eastley at Perrott’s Folly in Edgbaston, Birmingham.
This week’s selection from a-n’s busy Events section, featuring exhibitions and events posted by a-n members, includes selections from Ashburton, Brighton, Derby, Liverpool and London.
In Brief: News briefing with national and international stories, including Nicolas Bourriaud to curate 16th edition of the Istanbul Biennial and Frieze New York to offer compensation to exhibitors following heatwave.
Southampton’s John Hansard Gallery has a new home in a brand new building in the city’s ‘Cultural Quarter’ and its first major show is a Gerhard Richter retrospective that draws extensively from the Artist Rooms collection. Fisun Güner is impressed by the art, ambition, and some of the architecture.
Jean McEwan is this month’s featured artist member on a-n’s Instagram. Richard Taylor talks to the Bradford-based artist about collaboration, the richness of sustained community work, walking, and much more.
In Brief: News briefing with national and international stories, including petition calls for Anna Coliva to be reinstated as director of Italian museum; new court of arbitration for art to launch; National Portrait Gallery receives £5m for new public wing; Paris mayor offers refuge for heritage at risk.
For the next couple of months we’ll be presenting a weekly pick of degree shows across the UK as they open to the public, selected from the a-n Degree Shows Guide 2018 listings. We start this week with final-year shows from University of Chichester, Coventry University, Oxford Brookes, Teesside University and Writtle School of Design.
More than 100 artists, including 15 Turner Prize winners, have called on the government to scrap the EBacc which critics claim is sidelining arts subjects in English secondary schools.
This year’s annual Turn The Page artists’ books fair will for the first time also feature a one-day symposium with artist Tom Sowden as its keynote speaker. Sarah Bodman previews the event.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes abstraction and photography at Tate Modern, video and sound collage at Dalby Forest in North Yorkshire, plus site-specific installation at Mellerstain House, Gordon on the Anglo-Scottish border.
In Brief: News briefing with national and international stories, including: Scottish artist Jennifer Lee wins 2018 Loewe Craft Prize; Five New York museums seek dismissal of artist Robert Cenedella’s $100 million lawsuit.
The annual open submission exhibition for new and recent graduates will this year launch at Liverpool Biennial before moving to London in December.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including exhibitions in Somerset, Glasgow, London and Manchester.
The a-n Degree Shows Guide 2018 is just published alongside a new digital resource, capturing the buzz and excitement around degrees season with a wide range of content, listings and adverts for shows across the UK.
For the latest in our ongoing Scene Report series, Preston-based artist Martin Hamblen provides a tour of the city’s visual arts activity and asks whether the much vaunted ‘Preston Model’ of inward investment stretches to investing in the artists living and working in the area.
Julie Lomax, currently Director of Development at Liverpool Biennial, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of a-n The Artists Information Company.