For the Folkestone Triennial, London-based artist Richard Woods has created a series of six cartoon bungalows around the Kent coastal town, each painted in different vibrant colours and placed in improbable settings. He explains why to Fisun Güner.
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Gary Lawrence has won this year’s first prize with his large-scale drawing, Yellow Kalymnos with Fridge Magnets.
The recent Artist Hotel event organised by Bristol’s Knowle West Media Centre involved an overnight stay in a community centre as part of a wide-ranging discussion about community art and artist-led regeneration. Rowan Lear reports.
Five artists including Trevor Paglen and Anna Boghiguian have been shortlisted for the Cardiff-based biennial award, the UK’s biggest international art prize, with the winner receiving £40,000.
A selection of exhibition highlights for the week, including: Marianna Simnett at Matt’s Gallery, London, Stuart Middleton at Tramway, Glasgow, and Joseph Buckley at The Tetley, Leeds.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international news, including: Miami arts institutions prepare for Hurricane Irma and rare Monet artefacts to be sold at auction.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including exhibitions in Altrincham, Bakewell, Folkestone, and London.
Having missed a year due to 2016’s ROOT 1066 festival, the Coastal Currents festival is back for its 19th edition in Hastings and St Leonards. Dany Louise reports.
The winner of the award for disabled artists will receive £10,000 and an accompanying three-month residency at Pallant House Gallery, Chichester.
A Paying Artists Working Group is being set up to inform the development of a-n / AIR’s Exhibition Payment Guide and support its implementation over the next five years.
The UK’s independent lobbying organisation for the arts, which relies on donations from the public to make its campaigns happen, has launched a new Supporters Scheme with five different tiers available.
The top 20 artists for Photo Oxford 2017’s Open Call exhibition Conceal/Reveal have been announced, with photographer Matthew Finn receiving the highest commendation for a black and white portrait of his mother.
The new Initiative will support 6,000sqft of new studios and workspaces for artists, designers and the creative sector, responding to the need for affordable spaces for creative production across London.
38 works have been shortlisted for the annual prize that celebrates digitally-created art, with an exhibition of winners in Brighton to be followed by a global tour.
A selection of exhibition highlights for the week, including: Brazilian artist Jac Leirner’s first solo show in Scotland and 14th century paintings by Giovanni da Rimini at the National Gallery.
Despite some underwhelming missteps, the fourth Folkestone Triennial is the best yet with particularly strong works by Richard Woods, Sol Calero, Emily Peasgood and HoyCheong Wong. Fisun Güner reports from the south-east coast.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including exhibitions in Birmingham, Liverpool, London, Swansea and The Netherlands.
A new online platform for selling unlimited editions will feature affordable artwork by high-profile names including Matthew Darbyshire, Santiago Sierra and Thomson & Craighead, with prices starting at just £30.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international news, including: New York’s Greenwich Village residents speak out against Ai Weiwei public art project.
As part of their travel bursary to visit Documenta 14 in Kassel, a-n members have been sharing their views on the quinquennial via a-n Reviews and Blogs. AIR Council member Joseph Young, who visited Documenta at the same time, presents a snapshot of their thoughts and reflections.
In the second of two short provocations inspired by his time as the 2016-17 Clore Visual Artist Fellow, Maurice Carlin reflects on his uneasy relationship with the art world and proposes artists think beyond the opaque and insular system of endorsement and patronage that defines it.
Narbi Price has been announced as winner of the £2,000 purchase prize for his work Untitled Yard Painting (Albert) and also receives a solo exhibition at London’s Herrick Gallery in 2018.
Crowds during Notting Hill Carnival paused to observe a minute’s silence in memory of those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire, as memorial fund set up in memory of artist Khadija Saye exceeds target.
A selection of exhibition highlights for the week, including: Alphonse Mucha in Liverpool, Anita Taylor in South Shields and Raqib Shaw in Manchester.
With participants based across England, Scotland and Wales, the 2017-18 a-n Writer Development Programme includes three workshops led by professional writers and editors beginning at Spike Island, Bristol in October.