Other News In Brief: Budget U-turns in Birmingham see arts funding cuts scaled back; Venice to move forward with $11 tourist tax in time for this year’s Biennale.
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The artists’ studio and project space in Preston city centre, which currently has a waiting list for studios, is taking over the first floor of the building.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Cardiff, Lisbon, Glasgow and London, all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by a-n members.
The new trust backed by the Mayor of London, Arts Council England, Outset Contemporary Art Fund and Bloomberg Philanthropies aims to secure 1,000 ‘affordable’ workspaces in the capital in its first five years.
MacKinnon leaves the Cardiff-based contemporary art organisation having overseen three editions of the biennial exhibition and international art prize.
This year’s Artists’ BookMarket at Fruitmarket Gallery includes a focus on Scottish artist Helen Douglas with an exhibition of works drawn from her recent retrospective at New York’s Printed Matter, Inc.
A selection of the week’s best shows, including: Lauren Gault’s object and sound pieces at Grand Union, Birmingham; a group show of abstract works that fit into suitcases at Fold, London; and an exploration of cuteness by Rachel Maclean at the Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham.
More News In Brief: The Watercolour World aims to capture how the world looked before photography; Glasgow School of Art issues new response to fire safety criticism; James Turrell’s skyspace work temporarily closed due to encroaching scaffolding; New York galleries face lawsuits over the accessibility of their websites; plus Ai Weiwei criticises US for ‘complicity’ in China’s arrest of two Canadian citizens.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions in London, North Wales, Stroud and Vienna, all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by a-n members.
Leeds-based artist Simeon Barclay brings to bear in his work a 16-year career in manufacturing and an interest in how identity is shaped. Amelia Crouch discusses a practice that encompasses sculpture, film and installation.
The London-based, Tallahasse-born artist who explored language and the paranormal in her art has passed away after a short illness.
Artists Barbara Walker MBE, Hew Locke and Jessie Brennan announced as selectors of multidisciplinary prize which forms part of the Ruskin200 celebrations marking the bicentenary of John Ruskin’s birth.
More News In Brief: Melissa McGill’s blood red regattas aim to remind Venice Biennale visitors of environmental threat to city; artists and designers from north-east Scotland selected for Aberdeen’s Look Again Art Weekender 2019; plus Trump temporarily reopens government but impact on cultural institutions remains unclear.
RCA’s three-strand programme will focus on ‘Places, Projects and People’, and is the most significant development in the college’s history since it was founded in 1837.
Organised by Keep It Complex, the recent Make It Work event in London brought artists and other cultural workers together to talk about how individuals and groups can empower themselves to get things done in Brexit Britain. Julie McCalden reports.
A selection of the week’s best shows, including: George Shaw’s early inspiration revealed at the Paul Mellon Centre, London; the opening group show at a brand-new Middlesbrough art space; and Julie Mehretu’s drawings and monotypes at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge.
More News In Brief: Germany and France to establish joint culture institutes; Jerwood Arts announces new guidelines for applications plus appointment of Artist Advisors.
The filmmaker who was a central figure in the 1960s New York avant-garde scene and worked with Andy Warhol, Yoko Ono and Allen Ginsberg, has died aged 96.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Manchester, Norwich, Bristol and Northampton, all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by a-n members.
The Cannes Palme d’Or award winning Thai filmmaker wins £40,000 prize for split screen film which explores the dark side of Thailand’s political past.
By researching empty retail environments, lecture halls and male-dominated architecture Euphrosyne Andrews combines printmaking and drawing with installation and catalogue production, to explore human behaviour. Richard Taylor finds out more.
New director Clare Harris, who has a background in publishing and communications, will take up the position in February.
More News In Brief: National Portrait Gallery launches appeal to raise funds for major refurbishment and re-display; Art Fund expands young persons’ discount scheme after study shows under-30s use museums and galleries to ‘de-stress’.
Recommended shows from across the UK, including: Hardeep Pandhal’s video installation and drawings at the New Art Exchange, Nottingham, Nigel Cooke’s paintings at the Jerwood Gallery, Hastings, and Helen Sear’s video, photography and sound at Impressions Gallery, Bradford.
French-Moroccan artist Bouchra Khalili is known for her deeply researched film installations that explore discourses of resistance against a legacy of colonialism and imperialism. Fisun Güner discovers what motivates her films and why exhibiting in galleries resonates with the ancient Moroccan tradition of Al-Halqa – storytelling in a public space.