The group of 27 artists and lecturers who collectively worked for the National Gallery for over 500 years has won the case it brought to tribunal after a successful crowdfunding campaign.
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This week’s selection includes exhibitions and events in Portsmouth, Halifax, Edinburgh, Maidenhead and Birmingham, all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by a-n members.
Trevor H. Smith’s project, ‘Walks With Other Artists’, is fuelled by a desire to share experience and excavate self identity. Through walking and conversations recorded in audio form the artist is realising a simpler, less conceptual approach to making accessible work. Richard Taylor finds out more.
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Cample Line produces exhibitions and film screenings, bringing visitors to the rural location of Nithsdale in Dumfriesshire, south west Scotland. Whilst referencing the site’s industrial history, its programme also addresses the socio-economic challenges faced by local communities. Richard Taylor reports.
The Glasgow-based artist is the tenth recipient of the annual moving image prize for artists, named after the Orcadian filmmaker and poet.
A selection of the week’s best shows, including: three artists address concepts of borders at Void, Derry; Franz West’s abstract sculpture at Tate Modern; susan pui san lok’s exploration of the folklore of witchcraft at Firstsite, Colchester.
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The selection of the Indonesian collective was made by Documenta’s eight-member ‘finding committee’, which includes Tate Modern director Frances Morris and Elvira Dyangani Ose, director of London’s Showroom gallery.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions in London, Portsmouth, Colchester and Grimsby, all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by a-n members.
Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (MIMA) is to host Teesside University’s fine art courses with the creation of the MIMA School of Art.
London-based artist Tash Kahn carefully curates the detritus she photographs on London’s streets on her @thisladypaints Instagram. Laura Davidson enters her world of trash.
Paul Moss was the co-founder of Gateshead’s Workplace Gallery and also co-director of the Workplace Foundation, a charity set up to support emerging and under-represented artists based outside of London.
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Inspired the writings of Italo Calvino, the ‘Six Memos’ exhibition in Liverpool brings together 20 artists from 12 European cities in the CreArt network. As Brexit draws nearer, Martin Hamblen reflects on its cruel asymmetry.
A selection of the week’s best shows, including: immersive installation by Daniel Steegmann Mangrané at Nottingham Contemporary; formative Diane Arbus photography at Hayward Gallery; the burnished ceramics of Peter Hayes at Black Swan Arts in Frome.
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This week’s selection includes exhibitions in London, Bedford, Birmingham and Pontypridd, all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by a-n members.
Appau Jnr Boakye-Yiadom is one of three artists exhibiting in the Jerwood Solo Presentations 2019 exhibition at Jerwood Space, London. He tells Lydia Ashman how his installation draws on the nine colours featured in Hieronymus Bosch’s The Garden of Earthly Delights while also featuring footage from Russ Meyer’s sexploitation film, Up!
The London-based artist studios provider is blaming rising overheads and property prices in the capital for the increase, but some artists say the extra costs may force them to give up their studios.
The alternative art school, which relocated to Margate from east London in 2017, has moved into the former Thanet School of Arts and Crafts building where it will be based alongside the Kent Adult Education service.
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Currently director and chief curator at the David Roberts Art Foundation, Üstek replaces outgoing Sally Tallant who is leaving for the Queens Museum, New York.
A selection of the week’s best shows, including: ‘pick pocket’ public art at The Ryder Projects, London; Clementine Drake’s carved plaster at Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh; and hallucinogenic paintings by Andreas Rüthi at Swansea’s Glynn Vivian Art Gallery.