Summit Gallery is a new artist-led gallery and project space overlooking the Olympic Park in Hackney Wick. We talk to Director Natalie Sanders and the project’s first artist-in-residence Riccardo Iacono.
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Organised by Index on Censorship, Taking the Offensive: Defending Artistic Freedom of Expression in the UK, was a timely and important conference that asked important questions about free speech in the arts.
The Design and Copyright Society has announced that over 15,000 visual artists have benefited from its annual Payback scheme, which this year has paid out £4 million of royalties.
Contemporary Art Society North has partnered with commercial galleries from Bristol and London for pop-up exhibition tours of the homes of collectors in Manchester.
Stuart Middleton awarded £10,000 prize for his work Jump!
A week after announcing the closure of Cardiff-based contemporary art agency Mermaid & Monster, its Director takes a close look at the art ecology of Wales and finds plenty to be concerned about.
As Birmingham’s pioneering media arts project VIVID relaunches next month, we talk to Director Yasmeen Baig-Clifford about keeping things moving.
Move follows announcement that Westminster City Council plans to axe entire £350,000 Arts and Culture programme.
In the light of Arts Council England’s recent capital grants announcement, Alistair Gentry asks when investment in the work of new, financially strapped artists will be given the same priority.
A traineeship at Matt’s Gallery in East London is offering recent graduates an opportunity to gain valuable experience working as part of a gallery team.
Arts & Business Scotland has announced that its new Chief Executive will be David Watt, currently Director of Glasgow Sculpture Studios.
Arts Council England has announced details of the organisations that are to receive capital funding from both the large and small capital grants programme, including a number of visual arts projects.
In the lead up to this year’s Venice Biennale, Scotland + Venice is presenting a series of talks by Hayley Tompkins, Corin Sworn and Duncan Campbell, the three artists representing Scotland at the 55th International Art Exhibition.
The campaign against the exclusion of the arts from the proposed English Baccalaureate Certificate stepped up a gear today with the handing in at Downing Street of a letter to the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister.
The Cardiff-based contemporary art agency has announced that it will no longer be representing artists, citing the shrinking market for smaller, regional galleries as a factor.
a-n+AIR members feature among 71 artists selected for this representational painting prize.
The London Group, founded in 1913 by artists including Jacob Epstein, Wyndham Lewis, Lucien Pissarro and Walter Sickert, is celebrating its centenary with a special exhibition featuring 100 artworks.
A project that asks the public to spark up a conversation with Bristol’s street furniture has been awarded the inaugural Playable City Award.
An ambitious new exhibition at Stills, Edinburgh, and CCA, Glasgow explores the state of Europe’s economy today and the profound changes that have impacted on us all since the banking crisis of 2008. We talk to curators Angela Dimitrakaki and Kirsten Lloyd about this landmark show.
Museums Sheffield, the charitable Trust responsible for three of the city’s museums and galleries, is facing a £200,000 reduction to its annual grant as the City Council is tasked to find £50m in savings.
Multi-media exhibition TROLLEYOLOGY celebrates the first ten years of a small but potent publishing house and the life of a maverick publisher and champion of documentary photography.
Dame Liz Forgan’s farewell speech has been widely reported on for its attack on Michael Gove and the EBacc. Here, arts strategist and Thinking Practice founder Mark Robinson welcomes her forthright approach while finding plenty to take issue with.
Wondering what 2013 has in store in terms of conferences and events, art fairs and festivals? We take a look ahead to provide a snapshot of things we think are worth noting in your diary.
Speaking at the British Museum last night, outgoing Arts Council England Chair Dame Liz Forgan defended the arm’s length principle of arts funding and attacked plans for the EBacc.
Burnley-based art commissioning agency Mid Pennine Arts launches two new projects following Arts Council England investment.