The art gallery located on a train station platform has struck a new deal with leaseholders TfL and the new operators of Hackney Downs station, Arriva Rail.
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The recent relocation of the Live Art Development Agency to a former Unitarian mission in Bethnal Green heralds a significant new chapter for the organisation, with new commissions, two ‘thinkers in residence’, and a search for local collaborators. Lydia Ashman finds out more from its co-founder and director Lois Keidan.
This week, London’s Conway Hall is host to the Small Publishers Fair, an annual celebration of books by contemporary artists, writers, composers, book designers, and their publishers. Sarah Bodman previews the event, which runs from 10-11 November, and highlights the work of the artists involved.
The American art historian and author of the groundbreaking 1971 essay, Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?, died on 29 October aged 86. Fisun Güner considers her writing’s influence and continued significance today.
Artists including Julian Opie, Mark Wallinger, Tim Noble and Polly Morgan have donated work to the auction, with proceeds going to help support the family of the artist.
A selection of exhibition highlights for the week ahead including monochrome painting at the National Gallery, London, plus Susan Philipsz and other sound artists at the Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh.
Highlights for the week ahead selected from a-n’s Events section posted by members, with exhibitions and events in Leeds, London, Manchester, Sheffield and online.
The German filmmaker and writer is the first female artist to be named by the ArtReview Power 100 as the most influential person in the art world, although men still outweigh women on the list.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international news, including: David Velasco succeeds Michelle Kuo as editor in chief of Artforum; galleries hit by wave of cyber crime; Lancashire’s Super Slow Way awarded ACE funding of £1million.
Alongside the launch of its first curated programme, this week Tendency Towards opens its inaugural exhibition – an interdisciplinary showcase of graduate artists from four Scottish art schools. Richard Taylor finds out more about this new artist-run initiative in Scotland’s ‘Granite City’.
The artist Helen Cammock’s exhibition ‘Shouting in Whispers’ at Cubitt Gallery, includes an hour-long film of the same title that features historical footage of protest and explores the idea of multiple histories. Fisun Güner talks to her about photography, the importance of words in her work, and discovering the writing of James Baldwin.
In the exhibitions ‘Queer Art(ists) Now’ and ‘Notes on Queerness’, the idea of queer art is presented in an artist-led context, with work ranging from painting to film. Alistair Gentry speaks to some of those featured and explores what the amorphous, contested term ‘queer’ might mean for artists in the UK.
Celebrating 60 years, the long-established painting prize is open for entries with the deadline now extended until 20 November 2017.
In response to recent allegations of sexual harassment within the art world and the resignation of Artforum co-publisher Knight Landesman, an open letter has been published by ‘art world workers’ calling for an end to silence around the issue and a renewed effort by individuals and institutions to deal with what it describes as ‘an environment of acceptance and complicity’. Here, we republish the letter in full.
Prompted by allegations of sexual harassment in the art world, an open letter has been published denouncing sexism and abuse and calling on individuals and institutions to address the issue.
A selection of exhibition highlights for the week ahead including artists’ responses to war and conflict at the Imperial War Museum and Cézanne’s portraits at the National Portrait Gallery.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international news, including: Pussy Riot stages protest at Trump Tower and Artforum issues statement on publisher Knight Landesman’s resignation following sexual misconduct lawsuit.
This week’s selection from a-n’s busy Events section, featuring exhibitions and events posted by a-n members, includes selections from Bristol, Esher, Gosport, London and Manchester.
The exhibition and project space in Salford, Greater Manchester, will close before the end of the year, with directors Paulette Terry Brien and Laurence Lane also leaving their roles as curatorial coordinators of The Manchester Contemporary festival.
Following a project this year working with Yezidi women who escaped ISIS captivity, Hannah Rose Thomas continues her MA studies in London. Richard Taylor finds out how her interest in the diversity of people and cultures, as well as her commitment to relief work, drives a unique approach to portraiture.
A new exhibition in the Lake District explores the relationship between humility and ambition with ‘quiet’ works by 10 artists that in different ways evoke the spirit of Kurt Schwitters. Pippa Koszerek reports.
The advisory service for artists in the south west of England announces it will be ceasing all activities after a second application to Arts Council England’s Grants for the Arts scheme was unsuccessful.
The site of the not-for-profit arts organisation had been highlighted in the council’s New Southwark Plan as an area to be redeveloped for a new mixed use development.
Commissioned to write a 500-word comment piece, artists Kerri Jefferis, Sophie Chapman and Rosalie Schweiker started thinking about the words we use in the visual arts and the need for new ones. This is what they wrote.
Culminating in a day-long symposium on the ‘ideas, impact and architecture’ of Robin Hood Gardens’ architects Alison and Peter Smithson, the group show ‘Parallel (of Life and) Architecture’ includes a collaboration between Assemble and London-based artist Simon Terrill. Chris Sharratt finds out more.