As Manchester’s Castlefield Gallery relaunches with a renewed vigour for artist development, its director shares the lessons learnt over a challenging and rewarding year-and-a-half.
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While the Olympics has helped highlight artistic, as well as sporting achievements, much still needs to be done to create sustainable careers in the arts.
As Olympic fever continues to grip the nation, we pay a visit to a multi-disciplinary exhibition that’s brimming with team spirit.
Turner Prize-winning Glasgow artist Susan Philipsz talks about her Timeline sound installation at the opening of the Edinburgh Art Festival.
Having undergone a major £5m redevelopment, Walthamstow’s William Morris Gallery reopens to the public today.
As part of The National Trust’s Playful Landscapes contemporary art programme, London Fieldworks re-imagine the lost architecture of Clumber Park and an aristocratic menagerie.
The Code of Practice for the Visual Arts, published by a-n, now includes negotiating advice and a unique guide to working out what artists should charge.
To coincide with the publication of a Knowledge Bank profile of Kelly Richardson, we preview the artist’s new work Mariner 9, a giant video installation inside Whitley Bay’s historic Spanish City Dome.
Efforts to secure funding to replace Arts Council England revenue unsuccessful, says New Work Network Director Orlagh Woods.
In a move intended to provide a wider public showcase for graduate work, The Glasgow School of Art announces its first ever Graduate Degree Show.
As Edinburgh Art Festival opens, we take a look at the programme of new commissions that is exposing the city for audiences new and old.
As part of the Crafts Council Collective programme, Hothouse provides support, advice and creative development for 40 makers who have set up their businesses within the last two years. Application deadline is 31 July 2012.
In the lead-up to the 15th edition of London’s longest running arts festival, we talk to artist-curators Hew Locke and Indra Khanna about this year’s sports-free programme.
A series of sculptural works, sound installations and community events under the umbrella PARK ART in Haringey launches across green spaces in the borough.
This week is the last chance for artists, collectives and galleries to register as part of the Independents Liverpool Biennial 2012.
The 21-strong list represents a range of practices from artists working across the Northern regions.
Anyone fond of the question ‘but is it art?’ will have a field day if they visit Jeremy Deller’s Sacrilege during the Olympics, but they will probably have a bounce on it too.
In a frenzied Olympic summer one collaborative project is slowing things down.
Indian graphic novelist brings his work to the UK for the first time with projects in London and Glasgow.
Zeitgeist Arts Projects present their research on open submission competitions and explain why they insisted on transparency for their own newly-launched Zeitgeist Open.
The relationship between art and big business has often been a troubled and contradictory one. But does a forthcoming Cultural Olympiad exhibition of luxury cars painted by famous artists cross the line into pure brand promotion?
Artists AL and AL are among the 16 filmmakers selected by Creative England for its new low budget film initiative.
Thursday 12 July saw the hotly anticipated opening of Ceri Hand’s temporary Project Space in London with a solo show by Mel Brimfield.
This year’s shortlisted artists explore the parameters of photography and invite us to reconsider the meaning of the contemporary photograph.
At an event at Manchester Art Gallery last night to celebrate the purchase of his work A Sleek Dry Yell, Haroon Mirza talked to a-n about life as an international artist and his plans to host residencies in his Sheffield studio.