Eight artists who were in Venice courtesy of a-n’s Go and see bursaries, pick some of their favourites from the hundreds of shows taking place throughout the city.
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Turner Prize nominee Tino Sehgal has been awarded the Golden Lion for best artist at the 55th Venice Biennale.
Maurice Carlin, one of 23 artists who received a Venice Go and see bursary from a-n, takes a tour of the national pavilions and collateral events at the Giardini, Arsenale and beyond, and finds himself washed up in a flood of contemporary art.
A recent YouGov survey reveals that more people see cultural value as a justification for arts funding than arguments based on economics, but only a small minority want to see the sector protected from further cuts.
S Mark Gubb, one of 23 artists who received a Venice Go and see bursary from a-n to visit the Biennale during the preview period, reviews The Encyclopedic Palace exhibition at the Arsenale and Giardini – and pops his head in at a few national pavilions, including Jeremy Deller’s English Magic show.
The sixth annual Liverpool Art Prize has been won by Tabitha Moses, who also picks up the People’s Choice Award.
Bedwyr Williams’ Wales in Venice presentation combines Galileo and amateur astronomy to create an affectionate homage to stargazing.
New works by Corin Sworn, Duncan Campbell and Hayley Tompkins have been unveiled as part of the Scotland + Venice 2013 presentation – accompanied by the first ever official visit from a Scottish Government minister.
Jeremy Deller’s British Pavilion presentation for the 55th Venice Biennale reflects his “love-hate relationship” with the UK.
Locus+ is celebrating 20 years of innovative visual arts projects and publications by launching its first ever fund-raising Print Portfolio at the Venice Biennale. We find out more from Director and Founder Jon Bewley.
An attempt to give a Champagne bottle full of polluted water to the CEO of Shell is part of a wider campaign against the oil industry’s sponsorship of the arts.
Middlesbrough-based Navigator North has announced the artists who will be getting a share of its £4000 small grants seed fund to explore the theme of work and play.
The septuagenarian feminist artist Margaret Harrison has been announced as the winner of the Northern Art Prize 2013.
As Tate Liverpool celebrates 25 years since it opened on the city’s waterfront, we garner the views of artists and curators in Liverpool, and get a sense of its huge impact on the area and the city’s art community.
From 1 July 2013 the application and assessment procedure for Arts Council England’s Grants for the arts will be changing.
The City of Zurich, Switzerland, has been chosen to host Manifesta 11, the roving European biennial of contemporary art, in 2016.
Karen MacKinnon has been appointed Director of the Artes Mundi international visual arts exhibition and prize.
Working internationally is key to the development of many artists’ practice, but without gallery representation the hurdles are considerable. With the 55th Venice Biennale soon to open, we speak to three artists – including one showing in Venice – about the challenges of working abroad without a gallery, and also get the views of an independent curator.
Hilary Gresty follows-up a-n’s report on the recent Artquest conference, For the love it, by adding a question mark – and suggests that this is the right time to make the case for the economic and social recognition of the work of artists.
As the degree show season gets into full swing, Professor Tom Davies from Staffordshire University responds to a-n’s recent report on approaches to professional practice in visual and applied arts courses.
Artist Rachel Maclean has been announced as the winner of this year’s Glasgow Film Festival Margaret Tait Award.
A website that tells the stories behind lost works of art – and which itself will be lost forever from July – has won the Museums + Heritage Award for Innovation.
A partnership between the National Galleries of Scotland and Glasgow Life is to celebrate 25 years of contemporary art in Scotland with a series of exhibitions next summer.
As the second edition of Liverpool’s international photography biennial LOOK/13 launches, Director Patrick Henry talks about the world-class programme that’s in store.