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Review: Frieze London – a good education in how the art market works

Is Frieze Art Fair useful in any way to artists and is it good for artists and art? Filmmaker, artist and Frieze first-timer Gillian McIver roams the gallery booths and curated projects at the fair’s vast Regent’s Park marquee and finds the experience useful, enlightening and at times troubling.

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Public art: debate questions who and what it is for

A panel including the artist Richard Wentworth, art collector and patron Robert Hiscox and Yorkshire Sculpture Park’s Director of Programmes Clare Lilley, have been debating who should fund public art and what its role should be.

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Katerina Athanasopoulou
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Lumen Prize 2013: winners announced

Katerina Athanasopoulou has won the Lumen Prize 2013 for her digital fine art work that explores times of crisis through a return to Plato’s hypothesis of the human soul.

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‘Frieze week’: other art fairs are also available

This week is ‘Frieze week’ in London, and as well as the internationally recognised Frieze Art Fair in Regent’s Park, the city will be awash with other fairs, some artist-led and focused, some themed, and some unashamedly commercial.

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The unknown rider
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NOW SHOWING #15: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s must-see shows include a contemporary dialogue with Old Masters and the first solo UK show from an artist regarded by some as one of the most significant young American painters working today.

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PICTURED #10: David Campany, Gasoline

Marking the tenth instalment in our series on art books, Tim Clark turns his attention to David Campany’s Gasoline, an evocative publication comprising 37 press images of gas stations that are imbued with their own history and reveal more than they purport to show.

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Private views: an unnecessary expense?

Manchester artist Liz West took a bold move with her recent solo show – she dispensed with a private view and instead opened the show to everyone on a midweek afternoon. She explains why and urges more artists to take a similar route.

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Glasgow International 2014: programme announced

The programme for the sixth edition of Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art, the first under new Director Sarah McCrory, combines the local and international to create a busy 18 days of contemporary art activity across the city.

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