London-based Spanish artist Maria Arceo uses installation to explore the human manipulation of the natural world. Her latest work for the Totally Thames festival features a giant footprint constructed from thousands of plastic objects found along the river. Jack Hutchinson visits her studio and discusses the environmental issues her work highlights.
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Recent graduates from 16 higher education institutions in the South East region will be exhibiting in five partner galleries with the winner of the 2017 award to be announced later in the year.
A country-wide snapshot shows men remain more likely to work in senior roles, and half of BME arts workers feel their ethnicity is a barrier to success. Arts Professional’s Christy Romer reports.
Sarah Bodman previews new book works by Déirdre Kelly and Rosie Sherwood that explore our experience of place through the use of collage and mapping.
With its longstanding city-centre home about to undergo redevelopment, Rogue studio group has relocated to a former primary school building in the east of the city.
The members of the Committee, including the artist Chuck Close, have resigned en masse in a letter that condemns Donald Trump’s support of “hate groups and terrorists”.
A selection of exhibition highlights for the week, including: Sheela Gowda in Birmingham, Kate Davis in Edinburgh and Tate Modern’s ‘gut-punch of an exhibition’ documenting art in the age of Black Power.
This week’s selection from a-n’s Events section, featuring exhibitions and events posted by a-n members, includes the Museum of Contemporary Commodities, an exploration of private view etiquette, and an open studio with an ocean view.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international news, including: Baltimore removes all its Confederate monuments; London garden bridge project abandoned; new gallery and events space opens in Aberdeen.
The UK has the most highly developed arts infrastructure in the world. But, asks 2016-17 Clore Visual Artist Fellow Maurice Carlin in the first of two short provocations, imagine if it all disappeared overnight. Would it make a difference to your career? Would you still make art? And what do we want this infrastructure to do?
Shonagh Manson, director of the Jerwood Charitable Foundation, is stepping down after more than eight years in the role to take up a new position with the Mayor of London.
A crowdfunding campaign has been launched that seeks to support women artists over the age of 55 to continue their art practice during periods of personal, life and career change.
Nicola Naismith is the recipient of the Clore Visual Artist Fellowship, which for the second year is supported by a-n. She explains how she feels about being the 2017-18 fellow, its relevance to her art practice, and what she hopes to get out of the year.
A selection of exhibition highlights for the week ahead including Ingleby Gallery during Edinburgh Art Festival, Jerwood Makers Open in London, and accepting obsolescence in Liverpool.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international news, including: new trustees for Liverpool Biennial; UK Holocaust Memorial shortlist on show; vigilantes steal Paris street art.
Highlights for the week ahead with exhibitions and events in London, Margate, Swansea and Newcastle upon Tyne, all selected from a-n’s Events section.
A new report by François Matarasso has been published on the impact of a week-long pilot lab that offered six early career artists, aged 50 and over, time to explore how creativity can be nourished and how artists can challenge themselves to develop.
New York’s W.A.G.E. (Working Artists and the Greater Economy) has introduced a new automated process for its W.A.G.E. Certification scheme, which aims to publicly recognise nonprofit organisations that meet minimum payment standards for artists.
Our Scene Report series continues with a visit to Dumfries, home to the artist-led Stove Network and a lively visual arts scene with a strong focus on community and participation. Martin Joseph O’Neill reports.
69 works by 65 artists have been selected for the latest edition of the UK’s longest-running annual open drawing exhibition, which will also be Jerwood Charitable Foundation’s final year as the show’s key partner and funder.
Nearly 80 artist and architect members of America’s National Academy of the Arts have expressed their support for the ICA Boston show by Dana Schutz who earlier this year attracted protests over the inclusion of her painting, Open Casket, in the Whitney Biennial.
A selection of exhibition highlights for the week ahead including Bruce Nauman’s neon and video works at Tate Modern, a painterly exploration of physiognomy in Cornwall, and a sculptural intervention by Douglas Gordon in Edinburgh.
Launching in October, the inaugural 17-day visual art festival will feature over 70 exhibitions and events from UK-based and international artists. Jack Hutchinson finds out more from artist and biennial director Ryan Hughes.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international news, including: Mercury Prize-winning band Young Fathers suffer backlash over art galleries criticism; Northern Ireland considers abolishing Arts Council; Jerwood Drawing Prize artists announced.
Projects from a-n members selected from a-n’s busy Events section, including an event in Birmingham celebrating the band Sleater-Kinney and exhibitions in Medway, Pembrokeshire, Shrewsbury and Oxford.