More news in brief: Louvre decides against including Salvator Mundi painting in da Vinci show due to authenticity doubts; and painter and Northumbria University tutor Duncan Newton dies.
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Richard Taylor heads to the Contemporary Art Practice and Photography Degree shows at City of Glasgow College for the latest in our Degree Shows Instagram focus.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions in Chester, London, Pershore in Worcestershire, and the village of Staithes in North Yorkshire – all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by members.
With degree shows season warming up there are plenty of new shows opening this week across Scotland, England and Wales. Selected from the a-n Degree Shows Guide 2019 listings, this week features final-year shows in Lincoln, Cardiff, Glasgow, Salford, Cumbria, Hull, Nottingham, Edinburgh, Staffordshire, Derby, Brighton, Newcastle and London.
The artist Clare Thornton died on 15 April 2019 after a long illness. Alexia Holt, associate director and visual arts programme producer at Cove Park, looks back over her career and introduces a new residency programme in her memory.
A selection of recommended shows, including: an exhibition of sculptural work about memory at Worthing Museum and Gallery, a career-spanning overview of Venezuela-born painter Luchita Hurtado at Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London, plus a new installation from Turner Prize-winning artist Martin Boyce on the Isle of Bute, Scotland.
The second Assembly of 2019 takes place in Aberdeen, Scotland, and will feature a day of presentations, discussions and workshops from a range of collaborative artists projects from across the UK, programmed alongside curatorial initiative Tendency Towards.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions, performances and workshops in Leicester, London, Bristol and Newcastle upon Tyne – all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by members.
Our degree shows Instagram focus for 2019 is underway with takeovers from shows in Scotland and the south of England, plus an a-n team visit to one of the graduate shows in London.
More news in brief: Conceptual artist Lutz Bacher dies, Iranian sculptor Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian passes away, Parliament’s art collection to include more women, plus Janet Robertson appointed interim CEO of Action for Children’s Arts.
With the a-n Degree Shows Guide 2019 published, over the next two months we’ll be providing a weekly pick of new degree shows, selected from our online listings. This week features final-year shows in London, Kingston, Glasgow and Liverpool.
Curated by Hayward Gallery director Ralph Rugoff, the International Exhibition at the 58th Venice Biennale features work by 74 artists across the two sites at the Giardini and Arsenale. Jack Hutchinson reports.
A selection of recommended shows, including: Monster Chetwynd at Eastside Projects, Birmingham, Morgan Quaintance at LUX, London, plus a Cory Arcangel survey at Firstsite, Colchester.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions, events and art fairs in London, Cardiff, Newcastle upon Tyne, Cambridgeshire and West Sussex – all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by members.
The London-based artist works with large-scale sculptural forms to explore ‘the process and physicality of construction’.
The Swiss-Icelandic artist’s Barca Nostra (Our Boat) exhibit at the Arsenale consists of the wreck of a fishing boat that sank in the Mediterranean in 2015 with hundreds of migrants on board.
As part of their Bank Job project in Walthamstow, Hilary Powell and Dan Edelstyn have printed ‘money’ and bonds as a way to write off personal debt in the community. Artist Alistair Gentry, who has been involved in the initiative, talks to them as they prepare for a symbolic ‘Big Bang’ event in the City.
For the next couple of months we’ll present a weekly pick of degree shows across the UK as they open to the public, selected from the a-n Degree Shows Guide 2019 listings. This week’s selection includes final-year shows in St Helens, Swansea, Chichester, Worcester, Dundee, Edinburgh, London and Kent.
At an awards presentation in Venice Lithuania won the prize for best national presentation while Jafa was voted the best participant in the Ralph Rugoff-curated exhibition, ‘May You Live In Interesting Times’. The award for promising young artist went to Haris Epaminonda.
A selection of recommended shows, including: Emii Alrai’s diorama-inspired installation at Two Queens, Leicester; Michael Fullerton’s new paintings at Koppe Astner, Glasgow; and Instagram-infused video installation with Rhona Foster and Meg Jenkins at Embassy, Edinburgh.
More news in brief: Carl Freedman set to open new space in Margate as gallery relocates from London; curator Klaus Littmann to plant 299 trees in Austrian football stadium in statement against climate change; plus Saatchi Gallery covers up artworks following complaints by Muslim visitors.
The Cardiff artist fills the rooms of Santa Maria Ausiliatrice with his exhibition ‘Undo Things Done’, combining a sculptural installation with film, prints, Welsh quilts and a daily live radio play featuring his mum.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions in Hampshire, South Wales, Berkshire, Leeds and Birmingham – all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by members.
The Irish artist has created an installation of four works that create a physically imposing environment at the Arsenale.
Ghana marks its debut at the Venice Biennale with a pavilion in the Arsenale designed by architect David Adjaye.