A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: squatters turn Manchester’s former Cornerhouse cinema into arts space, plus artists and critics demand Whitney Biennial removes Dana Schutz painting.
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Exhibition highlights for the week ahead, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including shows in London, Exeter and online.
With £700,000 still to raise, work has begun to convert the former Peckham Road Fire Station into a mixed-use cultural centre incorporating exhibition, learning and meeting spaces, plus an artist’s studio.
43 a-n Artist members have been awarded bursaries to support self-devised professional development projects, while 24 artists receive awards to travel and develop networks and opportunities outside the UK.
Artists who work with moving image are invited to complete Lux and Lux Scotland’s survey on how they live and work.
Proposals by Michael Rakowitz and Heather Phillipson have been selected as the next two commissions for the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square, London.
The renowned American dancer and choreographer, who collaborated with many visual artists included Robert Rauschenberg and Donald Judd, has died.
engage has announced the 2017 edition of Children’s Art Week, a campaign to encourage and support children’s creativity.
The Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Art Prize, which offers a £20,000 fellowship based at Baltic 39 in Newcastle upon Tyne as first prize, is open for applications from students currently in the final year of their undergraduate study.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes Rodney Graham in Gateshead, the winner of the British Journal of Photography’s 2017 International Photography Award in London, and LA-based artist William E Jones in Glasgow.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and this week taking us to Cornwall, London, Somerset and Warwickshire.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: first new gallery space in 26 years created at the National Gallery in London, police raid artist’s Berlin studio and seize artwork, Dalston gallery LD50 closes after protests.
Artists including Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Mark Leckey and Krzysztof Wodiczko feature in Liverpool Biennial’s inaugural touring programme of exhibitions at galleries across the north of England.
Arts Council England and Arts Council Korea have announced a cultural exchange partnership to fund 21 performing and visual arts projects in South Korea and England, including an artists’ residency programme.
This year’s biennial, the first under its new director, includes an exhibition celebrating the visual legacy of Joy Division and New Order, plus a film performance by Phil Collins that will bring a Soviet-era statue of Friedrich Engels to Manchester.
This week’s selection includes landscape painting in Edinburgh, speculations on the impact of global warming in Trowbridge, and photographic studies of identity and gender in London.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Court rules Jeff Koons plagiarised French photographer for Naked sculpture, and street artist Plastic Jesus installs works across the US in response to Trump’s revised executive order on immigration.
Highlights from a-n’s busy Events section and this week including exhibitions in Bolton, Cheltenham, London, Newcastle upon Tyne and Taunton.
The artist, who has been a central figure in contemporary art for more than 50 years, has died aged 84.
A new report from the London Assembly is calling for the Mayor of London to manage gentrification and protect the city’s cultural ecosystem from the effects of regeneration.
The London gallery that represented artists including Bedwyr Williams, Sean Edwards and Holly Hendry has closed.
For the first in a new roving, monthly series of art scene snapshots from across the UK, artist Damian Magee introduces his home city of Belfast and picks five current exhibitions that capture the social, political, and cultural interests of artists in Northern Ireland’s largest city.
Call for renaming of Ex-Libris Gallery to celebrate and value Newcastle’s female creative practitioners.
Creative Foundation has announced details of the artists taking part in the fourth edition of the Folkestone Triennial, which takes ‘double edge’ as its title and theme for 2017.
This week’s selection includes a two-venue Mark Wallinger exhibition in Dundee and Edinburgh and five decades-worth of work by Tony Cragg at Yorkshire Sculpture Park.