As a new exhibition exploring approaches to collaborative working opens at Transition Gallery in London, we talk to one of the participating artists and the gallery’s co-directors.
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The shortlist of artists competing for the Liverpool Art Prize 2013 has been revealed.
During 2012, around ten per cent of funds awarded through Arts Council England’s Catalyst fund – to help improve fundraising capacity – went to visual arts organisations.
Newport City Council’s plans to scrap the temporary exhibitions programme at Newport Museum and Art Gallery are facing vocal, and high profile, opposition.
Common Practice’s new publication, written by Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt, offers new ways of evaluation and measurement in the art world.
While Michael Gove’s recent scrapping of the English Baccalaureate Certificate is welcome, Q-art Director Sarah Rowles suggests that there’s much more work to be done when it comes to the wider issue of art education.
While Harriet Harman’s comments have put Newcastle’s cuts to the arts back on the radar, in the North East of Scotland Moray Council is also about to vote to cut its entire arts budget. And while the figures are much smaller, the impact locally could be just as devastating.
Manchester’s Castlefield Gallery is encouraging ‘user-generated’ content via its CG Associates scheme, which includes the Launch Pad series of short exhibitions. We find out more from artist Maurice Carlin and the gallery’s Deputy Director Clarissa Corfe.
Arts funding body Creative Scotland has announced who will be interviewing applicants for the job of new Chief Executive, as well as plans for a series of open meetings about changes at the organisation.
Mark Wallinger has unveiled a series of 270 works that will hang in each station of the London Underground.
EBC plans aside, the EBacc performance measure still does not include a sixth ‘arts pillar’, says Rosy Greenlees, Executive Director, Crafts Council.
While campaigners against the EBacc have welcomed Michael Gove’s scrapping of the English Baccalaureate Certificate and the announcement of a new performance measure for schools in England that will include arts subjects, the detail is far from clear.
With its new home in the old Tetley brewery and a recent six figure grant from ACE, these are exciting times for Project Space Leeds. We pay a site visit and speak to co-directors Pippa Hale and Kerry Harker about their plans for a new contemporary arts hub.
Museums Sheffield has been battered by cuts, with its grant income reduced by 37 per cent since 2008 and a further 10 per cent reduction recently announced. We talk to its Chief Executive about new plans to plug the funding gap.
Details of the new and specially commissioned work by the four artists shortlisted for the Northern Art Prize 2013, which opens at Leeds Art Gallery in March, have been announced.
Christie’s International has announced that it is to close its Haunch of Venison galleries in London and New York to focus on the secondary art market.
Liverpool Biennial curator Lorenzo Fusi has been announced as the new Artistic Director of Liverpool’s Open Eye Gallery.
The Royal Standard, Liverpool’s renowned artist-led studios and gallery, is facing a brighter future after resolving – for now – the rates relief issue that threatened its existence.
Latest Artist as leader interview published.
Glasgow-based Victor & Hester launch their 34th journal LOVE, a collaboration with artist Mairi Lafferty, at Dundee Contemporary Arts.
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.
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!