Ahead of the deadline on 12 February for a-n members to apply for the 2018 Artist Bursaries, Richard Taylor takes a look at how six members used their 2017 Travel bursaries for research and artistic activity.
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This week’s selection of recommended shows includes Tara Donovan’s wall mounted works at Pace, London, Tabita Rezaire’s exploration of coloniality and its effects on technology, sexuality, health and spirituality at the Royal Standard, Liverpool, plus past BP Portrait Award winner Craig Wyle at The Fairhurst Gallery, Norwich.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Creative Scotland in crisis as two board members resign over regular funding decisions; EVA International announces final list of artists for Ireland’s biennial.
The committee of the artist-run Glasgow gallery, which last week was dropped from Creative Scotland’s portfolio of regularly funded organisations, has issued a strongly-worded statement lambasting the decision.
Five projects posted by a-n members on our busy Events section and this week including exhibitions in Herne Bay, London, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newton Powys and Penzance.
The a-n Biennial Bursaries 2018 are now open for applications, with 20 awards of £600 available to a-n Artist and Joint (Artist and Arts Organiser) members to attend the launch of either the Berlin Biennale or Manifesta 12 in Palermo, Sicily, in June.
Currently featured on the a-n Instagram, the work of a-n member Dr Catherine Baker involves collaborations with clinical science practitioners and patients, and contributes to different fields of study. Richard Taylor finds out more.
After four years in the role, a-n’s director Jeanie Scott is to step down later this year.
The winner and finalists of The 2018 Columbia Threadneedle Prize have been announced, with a realist painting by Ana Schmidt taking the main award.
More than one in five Creative Industries Federation members say they would consider moving their business abroad if the UK and the EU reach no favourable trade deal. ArtsProfessional’s Christy Romer reports.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Schools tell BBC that creative subjects are ‘being squeezed’; arts minister Michael Ellis places export ban on Turner painting; Basquiat exhibition is Barbican’s most visited exhibition ever.
Artists and visual art professionals have been expressing their shock and concern over Creative Scotland’s decision to cease its regular funding of Transmission, the artist-run Glasgow gallery that has had key role in the city’s contemporary art scene since 1983.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes an exploration of language at Holden Gallery, Manchester, Glenn Brown’s intricate paintings at Gagosian and the winner of last year’s Woon Foundation Art Prize, Joy Labinjo, at London’s Morley Gallery.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Arts Alive Wales to be rebranded as Peak; Guggenheim curator offered Trump White House loan of Maurizio Cattelan’s solid gold functioning toilet.
A new report backs several recommendations from #FreeMoveCreate campaign supporters on principles of what post-Brexit travel arrangement should include, such as the need for it to be simple and allow for short notice travel.
Projects from a-n members selected from a-n’s Events section, including exhibitions and events in Folkestone, London, Margate, Northampton and Wakefield.
The founder and lead singer of the hugely influential post-punk band the Fall died on Wednesday 24 January.
Following a two-year refurbishment, The Hayward Gallery on London’s Southbank has reopened with a major retrospective of German photographer Andreas Gursky. Fisun Güner visited the show to find the gallery’s subtly ‘refreshed’ spaces bolstered by the ‘safe hands’ of its big name exhibitor.
Creative Scotland has announced the recipients of regular funding for the 2018-21 period, with some big names leaving the portfolio and some new additions including Stills Gallery and the Scottish Contemporary Art Network.
The London-based publisher of books on contemporary art has gone into liquidation and its Islington book shop has closed its doors.
Do the pressures of being an artist, with the precariousness of funding, the demands of unrealistic deadlines and the need to be seen to succeed and deliver consistently, make talking about depression and mental health tantamount to career suicide? Artist and writer Alistair Gentry, who has suffered with depression since a teenager, thinks the answer is ‘Yes’ – but that the issue is too important to keep quiet about.
Taking its inspiration from the 1940s’ School Prints project featuring works by artists such as Picasso and Henry Moore, prints by Martin Creed, Jeremy Deller, Anthea Hamilton, Helen Marten, Haroon Mirza and Rose Wylie will be sold to fund learning programme that will help children engage with art.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: American artist Jack Whitten dies aged 78; French artists call for Jeff Koons sculpture to be scrapped; Zuza Golińska wins inaugural ArtePrize 2017.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes an exploration of masculinity at Vane in Newcastle and a group show that traces the acoustic lives of different cities and places across the Arab world at Nottingham Contemporary.
Over 100,000 children a year will lose the chance to study the arts when the EBacc becomes compulsory in schools in England and the least privileged will lose out most. Is this a conspiracy or a cock-up, asks ArtsProfessional’s Liz Hill.