This year’s Small Publishers Fair in London features a special exhibition and focus on Laurie Clark. Sarah Bodman introduces the Scotland-based artist and publisher and picks out some fair highlights to look out for.
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Sally Tallant, who joined Liverpool Biennial from London’s Serpentine Gallery in 2011, is to move to the New York venue next spring.
Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: Chila Kumari Singh Burman’s prints, sculptures and films, Alison Watt’s painting at Abbott Hall Gallery, Kendall, plus an exploration of fandom-related desire, consumption and production at London’s Transition Two gallery.
Tom Inns, whose time as director of Glasgow School of Art has been marked by two major fires at the school’s historic Mackintosh building, has resigned.
Other News In Brief: Creative Scotland bosses deny new ‘acceptable conduct’ document is attempt to silence critics; little-known artist wins world’s biggest portrait prize worth over £80,000; Venice museums reopen after worst floods in 10 years; artist defends appropriation of a fellow artist’s work without permission.
Selected from a-n’s busy Events section, featuring exhibitions and events posted by a-n members, this week’s selections are from London, Birmingham, Totnes, and Farsley Village in West Yorkshire.
Winner of prize will receive award of £2,000, plus a critical essay on their practice written by Matthew Collings, and an invitation to become a member of Contemporary British Painting.
The new V&A East, due to open at east London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in 2023, will feature a brand-new museum, plus a collection and research centre.
In a new a-n Resources profile to coincide with Bobby Baker’s 14–18 NOW commission ‘Great & Tiny War’ – the run for which has just been extended – Lydia Ashman talks to the artist about her experiences of the mental health system and the need to address ‘transgenerational trauma’.
For the latest in our ongoing series looking at the visual arts across the UK, Cardiff-based artist Freya Dooley provides a tour of her home city’s lively and supportive scene.
Artist and 2017/18 Clore Visual Artist Fellow Nicola Naismith is seeking contributions to her latest research project looking at the support creative practitioners receive when working in the participatory arts for the health and wellbeing sector.
Increase in tax-free personal allowance to £12,500, plus boost to retirement savings, amongst positives for self-employed, although Chancellor Philip Hammond warns if Brexit talks collapse there will be an emergency budget in the spring.
Other News In Brief: Japanese artists Yayoi Kusama and Takashi Murakami consider legal action after Chinese company stages exhibitions featuring fake versions of their work; Brazil’s new president may thwart efforts to rebuild Rio museum destroyed in fire; digital lab shows you how to make your own Banksy-style shredder.
The eighth edition of the international Artes Mundi Prize exhibition at National Museum Cardiff features five shortlisted artists from five different countries. Fisun Güner reports from the Welsh capital.
The Clore Visual Artist Fellowship is for professional artists in the UK who wish to develop as leaders in the cultural sector. The deadline for applications is 29 November 2018.
Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture at the Hepworth, Wakefield, an exploration of the role that women have played in the history of resistance movements at Nottingham Contemporary, plus a series of interventions in the galleries of the Museum of English Rural Life, Reading.
Other News In Brief: Ireland’s EVA International announces theme and guest curator for its 39th edition; Arts Council England awards £5m to Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 plus announces latest small capital grants; fluorescent Ugo Rondine public sculpture unveiled in Liverpool.
The Plymouth-based organisation has made the ‘unavoidable decision’ to cut its visual arts programme as part of a major rethink which involves relocating its cinema programme to a new site at Plymouth College of Art.
Selected from a-n’s busy Events section, featuring exhibitions and events posted by a-n members, this week’s selections are from Shropshire, London, Ipswich, Taunton and Nottingham.
A selection of international exhibitions at museums and art galleries that either allow free or discounted entry with an IAA card, now available to a-n members. This month we visit Denmark, Norway, Germany, Hungary, Turkey and France.
Redevelopment will result in 42% more studio space, plus a new gallery, dedicated learning space, public garden, and café at south London site.
Newcastle-based Mani Kambo uses religious rituals inspired by her Sikh upbringing in work that straddles film installation and performance, as well as screenings and cyanotype printing. Richard Taylor talks to the artist, who is one of 25 a-n members recently awarded a mentoring bursary.
Shape Arts, Disability Arts Online (DAO) and a-n The Artists Information Company launch new project aiming to tackle the isolation, low confidence and marginalisation of emerging disabled artists, as well the lack of accessible opportunities in mainstream arts settings.
Artist Gary Lawrence’s painting, Kos Town Paradise Hotel Front Terrace, is the visitors’ favourite, chosen from the 60 works on show at this year’s exhibition in Liverpool.
In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories, including: Birmingham City Council tells arts organisations to prepare for further 30% cut, Nesta launches £3.7m fund offering small repayable loans to arts organisations, plus video suggests Banksy originally planned to shred entire Girl With Balloon artwork.