Unlike many international art biennials, Liverpool Biennial has deep roots in its host city’s contemporary art scene. As the festival reaches an intriguing point in its 13-year history, with a new director and considerably reduced budget, we assess its importance to the city’s visual arts infrastructure.
Jeremy Hunt leaves post at DCMS following cabinet reshuffle, with Maria Miller becoming new culture secretary.
The mysterious High Street Gallery opens this week in Manchester with its inaugural (and last) exhibition, Your Safety is our Safety.
As part of Brighton Digital Festival, artist David Blandy’s ‘Odysseys’ exhibition invites you to play his specially created arcade games. Our correspondent has a go.
As part of the E17 Art Trail, artists at Blackhorse Lane Studios are hosting an open studio weekend and silent auction.
Jeremy Bailey’s ‘Master/Slave Invigilator System’ is an intriguing highlight of this year’s just launched Abandon Normal Devices festival. The artist guides us round his ideas.
The five prize-winning artists for the John Moores Painting Prize 2012 have been announced, ahead of the exhibition’s opening in September as part of the Liverpool Biennial.
Marking its first year as an official Liverpool Biennial partner, artist-run space The Royal Standard has announced the organisations taking part in ‘Service Provider’, its ambitious ten-week programme for the festival.
CAVE is a new artist-led art fair for the city of Liverpool, set to launch during the opening weekend of the 7th Liverpool Biennial in September. We talk to one of its organisers.
As Edinburgh Art Festival draws to a close, Ingleby Gallery plays host to five Scottish artists as they present 15-minute essays for broadcast on BBC Radio 3.
AIRTIME, the fast-paced information and networking experience, is partnering with Nottingham’s WEYA festival in September.
Postponed due to a very wet July, everything is now set for Forest Pitch, an art project involving four teams, two football matches and a forest in the Scottish borders.
PSL (Project Space Leeds) has announced plans to relocate to the former Carlsberg Tetley Headquarters Building in 2013. If you can’t wait to see the space, there’s a chance to take a peek inside the building next month before redevelopment gets fully underway.
Jack J Hutchinson’s residency at the Nunnery Gallery concludes with an exhibition of his drawings alongside those of Outsider artist Madge Gill. But how did this research project into the archive of a little known artist come about?
Artist in residence Keith Wilson will be discussing his work at S1 Artspace – and asking the audience to help complete it.
As media sponsor, a-n is pleased to support Art Across the City 2012, which will see Swansea hosting an exciting programme of new public art commissions this September.
SLUICE Art Fair has announced that it won’t be taking place this year – but there are other plans in the pipeline.
A new exhibition traces the ‘Glasgow Miracle’ back to the 1970s and the foundation of the city’s Third Eye Centre. Chris Sharratt reports.
An overwhelming response to a casual tweet shows people are still motivated to work in the arts.
Spanish artist Fernando García-Dory to be fourth recipient of the $25,000 award.
Nine artists selected for the South West’s foremost contemporary art competition.
Now in its second year, the Stronger Together conference is a conversation about collaboration in the arts. The CEO of Manchester’s recently merged Cornerhouse and Library Theatre adds his voice.
The Fitzwilliam Museum announces appeal to buy Poussin’s Extreme Unction.