More artists will experience the Venice Biennale this year, thanks to a-n’s Go and see bursaries.
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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.
Artist Tahera Aziz has created a sound installation that revisits the events surrounding the racially motivated murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence. After showing across the UK and internationally, this weekend it opens at Bermondsey Project, London.
Newport Art Gallery’s Temporary Exhibition Programme is set to close following an exhibition by David Garner. But protest at the closure continues, with a demonstration against ‘the destruction of heritage and culture’ in the city.
Lincoln is developing a strong, artist-led art scene that is responding to the particularities of the area while presenting the work of local and international artists. We report from this historic East Midlands city.
Drawing Room’s Drawing Biennial 2013 presents over 200 A4 works by an international line-up of artists.
Glasgow International announces the launch of two open funding strands for 2014 including the new Open Glasgow Bursary for final year students and recent graduates.
As the debate continues around Margaret Thatcher’s legacy ahead of her all-but state funeral, one thing is sure – the influence of her actions and ideas continues to be felt across the UK. Formed in the midst of her first term, a-n is no exception. Here, Director Susan Jones remembers the dawn of Thatcherism and trawls the a-n archive for pertinent references to the Iron Lady and her policies.
As the economy continues to falter and budgets are cut, public funding for the arts is increasingly justified in terms of economic and social benefits. But, argues Shaun Glanville, this is futile and wrong-headed – a new approach is needed.
The deadline is approaching for responses to the Department of Education’s public consultation on the draft National Curriculum, which includes changes to programmes of art and design study.
Tate Modern has been awarded a £5m grant from The Woolfson Foundation to support the development of its new building, it was announced today.
Bookmaking and self-publishing are becoming increasingly prominent forms of artistic practice. Catherine Roche considers the rise in popularity of artists’ books and what it means to ‘publish’ in a post-digital age.
With high volumes of applications already in, a-n announces two new supporters of bursaries to artists in their area.
Contemporary Art Society and Whitechapel Gallery announce three curatorial fellowships as part of ACE-funded collaboration.
Manchester-based artist Maurice Carlin recently co-organised a public discussion on artist-led spaces during his current residency at HomeShop, Beijing. He reports on how it went and the issues and solutions that were raised.
Arts producing agency Forma is celebrating a decade of working with leading artists by reappraising previous projects and announcing a raft of new ones. We speak to founder David Metcalfe and artists Matt Stokes and Graham Dolphin about the past, the future and the role of the producer.
A new research study identifies how visual arts courses are addressing graduate employability and preparing students for life after art school.
City regeneration project gets a boost from Arts Council England as Cornerhouse and Library Theatre Company merger takes step forward.
Mai Abu ElDahab and Anthony Huberman are appointed joint curators of the UK’s ‘largest contemporary art festival’.
As an exhibition of works on paper opens in Southwark Park to celebrate three decades of the Bermondsey Artists’ Group, we talk to two members about the organisation’s thirty year commitment to art, community and learning.
The ten museums and galleries shortlisted for this year’s £100,000 Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year have been announced.
a-n’s flagship networking and professional development event for artists, launched in 2009, reaches milestone.