UK’s largest festival of contemporary visual art announces lineup of high profile artists, who will respond to a theme which references Liverpool’s role as a historic port.
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Manchester-based artist Jenny Steele explains how being awarded an a-n Artist Bursary in 2018 helped fund research trips to New York and Miami as preparation for her recent exhibition at Georges Dock Plaza, Liverpool.
Our regular selection of shows to see around the UK, including Hayley Newman’s watercolour paintings at Matt’s Gallery, London, plus an exhibition of work by artists who face barriers to the art world at Kings Place, London, and Martin Parr’s photography at the newly refurbished Aberdeen Art Gallery.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions in Cardiff, Kent, Cornwall and Nottingham – all taken from our busy Events section featuring shows and events posted by a-n members.
Announcing the eight a-n members who will be taking part in our programme that supports writers to develop their skills in arts journalism and critical writing.
We take a look back at some of the highlights from the recent a-n Assembly, which explored the idea of ‘London’s edge’ and how, drawn by opportunity and affordability, artists are living and working in new parts of the city.
Our regular selection of shows to see around the UK, including Joy Labinjo’s large-scale paintings at BALTIC, Gateshead, Elizabeth Price’s video works at Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, and Edward Allington’s sculpture and photographic works at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions in Glasgow, London, Rochester and Canterbury – all taken from our busy Events section featuring shows and events posted by a-n members.
The Oxfordshire-based collective will celebrate 10 years since forming with a series of exhibitions across London and Oxford in autumn 2020.
London’s longest running contemporary visual arts festival, Deptford X, takes place from 25 October – 3 November 2019 and marks its twenty-first anniversary with its largest programme to date.
Our regular selection of shows to see around the UK, including Lindsay Seers’ immersive virtual reality exhibition at Fabrica, Brighton, Jasmina Cibic’s mural and film work at Cooper Gallery, Dundee, and Haroon Mirza’s collaborative work with Siobhan Coen at John Hansard Gallery, Southampton.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions in London, Washington, Glasgow and Edinburgh – all taken from our busy Events section featuring shows and events posted by a-n members.
a-n The Artists Information Company has announced eight significant new appointments to its Board. With four practising visual artists among this new cohort, the organisation continues to ensure that artists are central to the governance of the organisation.
Taking place 17-20 October 2019, the annual Art Licks Weekend highlighting London’s artist-led and non-profit project spaces returns to venues across the city. We preview some of the events and exhibitions taking place under this year’s theme ‘Interdependence’ including some of the projects from outside London that are being hosted by partner spaces within the capital.
Our regular selection of shows to see around the UK, including an exploration of the idea that a painting is an object made to be observed in London, an exhibition bringing together works by contemporary artists from the north of England alongside those of the painter Theodore Major in Leigh, and Emma Wolukau-Wanambwa’s examination of differing worldviews in the wake of east African colonialism in Edinburgh.
The Whitechapel Gallery, Collezione Maramotti and Max Mara have announced the five shortlisted artists for the 8th edition of the Max Mara Art Prize for Women.
Manchester’s artist-focused art fair returns this weekend and, alongside an emphasis on artist collectives, organisers say that for the first time in the fair’s history the majority of the galleries and collectives taking part are led by women. We preview the fair and take a look at some of the other artist-led events taking place around Manchester this weekend.
Featuring over 100 artists across 12 venues around Coventry and Warwickshire, the second Coventry Biennial is titled The Twin to reflect the city’s key role in founding the twin cities movement and to highlight current social and political issues. We take a look back at our recent Instagram coverage, with highlights from the shows at The Row and The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum.
This week’s selection of exhibitions includes a showcase of works by artists based in and around Cambridge, a painting show in London exploring the psychological and sensory side of landscape, and a sculptural installation in Newcastle that transforms non-recyclable household waste into rock-like sculptures.
As the marquees go up in the park, we take a look at some of the fairs, events and curated projects taking place this week in London and beyond, including a new Art on the Underground commission by Denzil Forrester, House of Voltaire’s latest pop-up space and the second iteration of the Coventry Biennial.
The 2020 a-n Artist Bursaries are now open for applications, with awards of between £500-£1,500 available to a-n Artist and Joint (Artist and Arts Organiser) members wishing to undertake self-directed professional development. PLEASE NOTE: THE APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS NOW PASSED.
A selection of recommended shows including Plastique Fantastique’s fictional narratives at Southwark Park Galleries and Cy Twombly’s lesser known sculpture at Gagosian in London, plus an exploration of light at Grundy, Blackpool.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions in Glasgow, Salisbury, Edinburgh and London – all taken from our busy Events section featuring shows and events posted by a-n members.
The exhibition by shortlisted artists Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo and Tai Shani opens at Turner Contemporary, with works spanning installation, video, sound and painting.
The artists shortlisted for the ninth edition of the Cardiff-based international prize come from the Dominican Republic, South Africa, Japan, Puerto Rico, India and USA.