Six winners are working in museums and galleries based in Buxton, Cardiff, Edinburgh, London and Rochdale and will share £300,000 in prize money.
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The controversy over the Dana Schutz painting, Open Casket, has prompted protests, a call for the work to be destroyed and much anger and debate. Chris Sharratt reports.
This week’s selection of events, taken from a-n’s busy Events section and posted by members, includes exhibitions in Aberdeen, Dartford, Torquay, and London.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Tate St Ives reopens following £20 million refurbishment and Beijing artists’ studios demolished.
The Royal British Society of Sculptors has announced London-based artist Rupert Norfolk as the winner of its public art and mentoring award.
What will Brexit mean for artists’ copyright and what should artists be thinking about and doing as the process of disentanglement from the EU begins? Abby Yolda, head of communications at the Design and Artists Copyright Society (DACS), outlines the organisation’s view.
Tate, the organiser of the Turner Prize, has announced that the under-50 age limit is to be lifted.
Ireland’s biennial of contemporary art has announced the appointment of CCA Derry-Londonderry’s Matt Packer as its new director.
The commissioning and awards programme that aims to embed work by disabled artists within the UK and international cultural sectors has announced the recipients of its 2017 awards.
New Arts Council England chair Nicholas Serota makes his first speech at the No Boundaries conference in Hull, setting out his priorities for the organisation.
Inspired by model used by law firm Clyde and Co, the scheme will offer professional mentoring and exhibition opportunities to recently graduated and emerging artists.
A selection of recommended exhibitions for the week ahead, including shows in Edinburgh, Manchester, Norwich, Stoke-on-Trent and London.
LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner’s anti-Trump artwork, HeWillNotDivide.Us, has been closed down after just one day in Liverpool, its fourth site since launching in New York on Donald Trump’s inauguration day. Laura Harris argues that the controversial work’s fate embodies the struggle facing left-wing political artists.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: squatters turn Manchester’s former Cornerhouse cinema into arts space, plus artists and critics demand Whitney Biennial removes Dana Schutz painting.
Exhibition highlights for the week ahead, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including shows in London, Exeter and online.
With £700,000 still to raise, work has begun to convert the former Peckham Road Fire Station into a mixed-use cultural centre incorporating exhibition, learning and meeting spaces, plus an artist’s studio.
43 a-n Artist members have been awarded bursaries to support self-devised professional development projects, while 24 artists receive awards to travel and develop networks and opportunities outside the UK.
Artists who work with moving image are invited to complete Lux and Lux Scotland’s survey on how they live and work.
Vancouver-based artist and musician Rodney Graham is best known for his large-scale photographic lightbox works, in which he features in a variety of guises. A new show at Baltic, Rodney Graham: That’s Not Me, presents work from 1994 to 2017 and includes a whole gallery dedicated to his varied and experimental film pieces. Fisun Güner asks the questions.
Proposals by Michael Rakowitz and Heather Phillipson have been selected as the next two commissions for the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square, London.
The renowned American dancer and choreographer, who collaborated with many visual artists included Robert Rauschenberg and Donald Judd, has died.
engage has announced the 2017 edition of Children’s Art Week, a campaign to encourage and support children’s creativity.
The Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Art Prize, which offers a £20,000 fellowship based at Baltic 39 in Newcastle upon Tyne as first prize, is open for applications from students currently in the final year of their undergraduate study.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes Rodney Graham in Gateshead, the winner of the British Journal of Photography’s 2017 International Photography Award in London, and LA-based artist William E Jones in Glasgow.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and this week taking us to Cornwall, London, Somerset and Warwickshire.