This year’s just-published guide includes an extensive interview with London-based artist Larry Achiampong – a graduate of the University of Westminster and Slade School of Fine Art – plus insights from graduating students, lecturers and visual art professionals.
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Sean Edwards is presenting new work in Venice that draws on his experiences of growing up on a council estate in 1980s Cardiff and includes sculpture, film, prints, quilts and a radio play produced in partnership with National Theatre Wales. David Trigg finds out more.
This year’s National Portrait Gallery-organised award attracted 2,538 entries by artists from 84 countries, with the winner set to receive £35,000 in prize money.
A selection of recommended shows, including: Alice Morey’s material rituals at The RYDER, London; the first UK retrospective for Anna Boghiguian at Tate St Ives; and Susan Hiller, Elizabeth Price and Georgina Starr at Site Gallery, Sheffield.
Art Fund’s annual £100,000 award also includes nominations for HMS Caroline in Belfast, Oxford’s Pitt Rivers Museum, and St Fagans National Museum of History, near Cardiff.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions and events in Bristol, Treforest in Pontypridd, Bolton, Gairloch in north west Scotland, and London – all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by members.
Paul Eastwood uses video, writing and drawing to conjure things into existence, framing art as a form of social production and cultural storytelling. Throughout last year he worked on the ambitious project Dyfodiaith, which saw him create a new hybrid language from the Brythonic vernacular. Richard Taylor finds out more.
Over the next three years, the organisations will be part of the GUILD project, a comprehensive programme of research, mentoring, tailored support, and infrastructure and space development.
The new building in the Fountainbridge area of the city more than doubles the space of the organisation’s previous home, providing improved printmaking facilities, two public galleries, print archive, a shop and café, plus a flat for residency participants.
A selection of recommended shows, including: Sean Scully’s abstract paintings at the National Gallery, London, Steven Paige’s moving image works at The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art, and McDermott and McGough’s The Oscar Wilde Temple, at Studio Voltaire, London.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions in St Leonards-on-Sea, Preston, London, Edinburgh and Anglesey, all from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by members.
A petition by the photography centre against City of Edinburgh Council’s proposals has so far gained over 3,000 signatures as calls grow for the council to reconsider the potentially devastating rent increase.
The gallery in Swansea city centre has moved into its fifth building since launching in 2007, with better access and a variety of exhibition, workshop and performance spaces.
A new campaign from the International Association of Art is advocating for fair exhibition remuneration for visual artists throughout Europe and calling on galleries to be inspired by best practice examples.
A selection of recommended shows, including: a group show of early career artists’ work at the Bluecoat, Liverpool, Sriwhana Spong’s largest exhibition to date outside of her native New Zealand at Spike Island, and film works by the two recipients of the sixth Jerwood/FVU Awards.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions in London, Glasgow, Plymouth and Brecon, plus an awarded art residency in Portsmouth, all from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by members.
More News In Brief: Coco Fusco refused entry to Cuba ahead of Havana Biennial, Tate and National Galleries of Scotland resume contact with Anthony D’Offay, London-based artist Wendy Saunders passes away.
Kanders, who is vice-chair of the New York art museum’s board of trustees, owns Safariland, a ‘law enforcement products company’ that manufactures tear gas canisters. The open letter follows calls for his removal by Whitney staff and protests organised by the group Decolonize This Place.
More News In Brief: Film-maker Agnes Varda dies aged 90; Berlin’s Jewish Museum refuses Sackler Trust donations; research reveals increase in number of visitors to Liverpool Biennial.
A selection of recommended shows, including: Marcus Coates’ exploration of our relationship with the world of non-human species at Kate MacGarry, London; John Carter at the Jerwood Gallery, Hastings; plus American artist Senga Nengudi at Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh.
Assembly Swansea kicks off a series of events featuring a variety of conversations, workshops, artist-led tours, networking and debate based on the broad theme of ‘sustaining practice’.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions in London, Denbigh in North Wales and Bury in Greater Manchester, as well as poetry published online, all from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by members.
The 58th Venice Biennale runs from 11 May to 24 November 2019. Here we pick out some national presentations you shouldn’t miss.
Sarah Bodman is enthralled by the Newcastle-based artist’s tactile and poetic adventure in braille, ahead of the publication of his new artist’s book, and for you (love).
A selection of the week’s best shows, including: Emma Kunz’s abstract drawing at the Serpentine Gallery, London, Filip Markiewicz’s installation dealing with the crisis of Europe at CCA, Derry, plus Hew Locke’s exploration of the languages of colonial and post-colonial power at Ikon, Birmingham.