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Despite calls from the artist and protests by hundreds of Christians, the Haifa Museum of Art in Israel is refusing to remove Jani Leinonen’s McJesus sculpture of a crucified Ronald McDonald from its ‘Sacred Goods’ exhibition.
Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: William Kentridge at The Whitworth, Manchester, ‘All I Know Is What’s On The Internet’ at The Photographers’ Gallery, London, and drawn portraiture at The Drawing Gallery, London.
More News In Brief: Munich’s Haus der Kunst cancels exhibitions due to a “difficult financial situation stemming from management errors of the past”, plus Lawyers for New York gallerist Mary Boone ask for leniency in tax evasion case.
The four-day project at the Photographers’ Gallery, London, sees the artist joined by a team of ’employees’ to explore how online propaganda tools can sway public opinion.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions in Farsley, London, Barton upon Humber and Hatfield in Hertfordshire, all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by a-n members.
The Salford-based peer-led art school has teamed up with Manchester Metropolitan University for a fully funded research post which will explore alternative school models.
Baghdad-born painter Mohammed Sami, who gained an MA from Goldsmiths last year, was selected from 42 recent UK art graduates working in figurative painting, drawing, sculpture and printmaking.
The two-year redevelopment project at Edinburgh’s Scottish National Gallery will see new gallery spaces created and improved accessibility from East Princes Street Gardens.
More News In Brief: French Moroccan artist Nicola L. dies aged 81; Italy blocks Leonardo loans for Louvre anniversary show; New York court dismisses case against publisher Knight Landesman and Artforum magazine.
What does 2019 have in store in terms of exhibitions, art fairs, festivals, conferences and other events? We take a month-by-month look at what the year ahead has to offer.
Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: Christine Ay Tjoe’s painting and drawing at White Cube Bermondsey, London; Cécile B. Evans’ Brutalist film installation at Tramway, Glasgow; and Lorenzo Lotto’s portraits, National Gallery, London.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions in Leeds, London and Reigate, all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by a-n members.
More News In Brief: US museums temporarily close after government shutdown results in halt to funding, art critic Sister Wendy Beckett dies aged 88, artist Lina Iris Viktor and rapper Kendrick Lamar resolve copyright infringement case, and Christie’s France wins artist resale royalty battle.
Barbara Walker receives an MBE for services to British art while Sonia Boyce is made an OBE. Plus honours for artists Tacita Dean, Yinka Shonibare, Gillian Wearing and Alison Wilding, and Kettle’s Yard gallery director Andrew Nairne.
This year has seen the culmination of the artist’s House of Doors project, exhibited at Westminster Hall in the UK Parliament, marking 100 years since some women were first able to vote in the UK.
Robert Leckie moved to Bristol’s Spike Island earlier this year after nearly a decade at Gasworks in London. He looks back with pride on an exciting and eventful 2018.
The London-based Slovenian artist has enjoyed a “madly busy” year, with a heightened profile in the UK year following a solo show at Baltic and a nomination for the Jarman Award.
The Glasgow-based artist was nominated for the Jarman Award this year, had solo presentations at Glasgow International and Frieze London, and was featured in the New Museum triennial, ‘Songs for Sabotage’.
The London-based artist’s solo exhibition at Gasworks earlier this year featured a sound work described as “a black queer algorithm across generations, locations and political affiliations”. Here Ifekoya answers our end-of-year questionnaire with a playlist of six tracks.
This year saw Laura Sillars move from Sheffield’s Site Gallery to Middlesbrough’s MIMA. She reflects on a ‘wild’ 2018 that has been made all the better by the many artists she has worked with.
Helen Cammock on a year of professional highs and huge personal loss that has also been a time for reflection and thought about her life and artistic practice.
More News In Brief: Artist duo Hesselholdt and Mejlvang claim Danish museum failed to pay them; Moscow residents petition Garage Museum of Contemporary Art after it accepts sponsorship from property developer; Liverpool authorities stand by ‘insulting’ logo design competition.
The Montserrat-born British sculptor Veronica Ryan has had a lively year marked by an important residency in St Ives, a first trip to the Caribbean since she was a child, and in November being announced as the third recipient of the annual Freelands Award for women artists.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions in Ipswich, Birmingham, Nuneaton and Cardigan, all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by a-n members.