Arts Council England has published a new report, conducted by the Centre for Economic and Business Research, that looks at the arts and culture sector’s contribution to the UK economy.
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For the latest part of his Artist as leader research, Joshua Sofaer meets Masato Nakamura. The founder-director of 3331 Arts Chiyoda arts centre in Japan discusses leadership as a collaboration and his efforts to both challenge and collaborate with existing art world structures.
Following on from INTERPLAY in November last year, Hand in Glove is organising Part 2: TENTERPLAY – ‘a survival camp for artist-led practice’.
The What Next? conference in London on 29 April brought together some 650 arts professionals as part of a new movement to reassert the value of the arts in society. Kwong Lee, Director of Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, shares his thoughts on the day.
The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act was granted royal assent at the end of April 2013, establishing a new Competition and Markets Authority and making several important changes regarding copyright that directly affect visual artists. DACS (Design and Artists Copyright Society) gives its response to the Act.
Canerows, bowel movements and a pile of bricks win the fifth Creekside Open run by Art in Perpetuity Trust, Deptford.
The first What Next? conference on 29 April included a video contribution from Sir Ken Robinson, speaking from Los Angeles. But don’t worry if you missed it – here it is, courtesy of YouTube.
The Glasgow School of Art has announced its new Director, Professor Tom Inns, who will replace Seona Reid who has led the institution for the last 14 years.
The Royal West of England Academy – Bristol’s first art gallery – has announced Alison Bevan from Penlee House Gallery, Penzance, as its new Director.
The a-n Degree Shows Guide 2013 is out! Bigger and better than ever, the 44-page publication features essays, interviews, listings, tips on collecting and the work and thoughts of students and graduates.
Edinburgh-based jeweller Heather Woof wins the Rising Stars 2013 Professional Development Award, which gained support from a-n.
The UK’s newest photography festival, Diffusion, has just opened to the public in Cardiff. We speak to its director, David Drake, about opportunities, challenges and what sets it apart from the rest.
While the measles outbreak has been getting all the headlines, Swansea’s Art Across The City has been brightening up the place with a series of works in the public realm. We sent Cardiff-based artist Kathryn Ashill back to her hometown for a guided tour.
In a time of austerity, it’s become more important than ever for the visual arts to articulate their value to society. But, asks Claire Doherty, Director of arts producers Situations, what forms of evidence should be produced and whose criteria are we to use?
The third Cr8net creative industries conference, themed around ‘Digital Diversity’, started badly for our correspondent. But thanks to adept chairing and a whirlwind visit from Ed Vaizey, this annual one day event managed to transcend its achingly cool Shoreditch venue to explore some genuinely important issues.
London’s leading artist-led fair springs into step.
A new, free-to-all contemporary art space opens today in the heart of central London.
Tino Sehgal, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, David Shrigley and Laure Prouvost have been announced as the shortlisted artists for this year’s Turner Prize.
The Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2013 has opened at The Photographers’ Gallery in London and offers the most expanded view of what photography is, or can be, since its inception.
Just two artists, down from the usual four, shortlisted for £30,000 award – and both for works that reflect on family life.
More artists will experience the Venice Biennale this year, thanks to a-n’s Go and see bursaries.
A new publication from g39 in Cardiff looks back at the artist-run organisation’s first 13 years and includes new artworks and specially commissioned text. Cardiff-based artist Kathryn Ashill talks to g39 co-founder Chris Brown.
Interpretation Matters, a new site from a-n contributor Dany Louise, is dedicated to the presentation of written interpretation materials in galleries.
The sixth edition of the Liverpool Art Prize opens on Thursday in the city’s historic Albert Dock. We talk to Kevin Hunt, one of the shortlisted artists, and Robyn Woolston, winner of the 2012 Prize and one of this year’s judges, about the significance of the new venue.
Contemporary Art Society director Paul Hobson has been announced as the new director of Modern Art Oxford.