News briefing with national and international stories, including: Charlie Schaffer becomes first artist to win the Lynn Painter-Stainers Brian Botting Prize twice, Santiago Sierra criticises decision to remove his work from Arco art fair in Madrid, and lecturers at UK art colleges join university lecturers strike over pension plans.
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Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including exhibitions in Aberdeen, Eastbourne, Glasgow and London.
a-n and Castlefield Gallery announce the eight artists and one writer who will be participating in their partnership project the Artists’ International Delegation 2018, Budapest.
An open letter to Scottish culture secretary Fiona Hyslop has criticised Creative Scotland’s handling of arts funding in the country and called on the Scottish government to give artists and arts organisations a bigger say in funding decisions.
The assets of the art book publisher Black Dog Publishing and sister company Artifice Books, which went into voluntary liquidation last month, have been sold to the London-based publishers St James’s House Media who say they will be looking to take on projects started by the previous owners.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Southbank Centre to stop advertising with Daily Mail following ‘homophobic’ column, and Education Secretary suggests arts and social science tuition fees could be cut.
The CVAN network for the West Midlands hosts its annual open entry exhibition for recent graduates from six art schools in the region with a number of prizes and awards announced in partnership with Trust New Art and Cass Art.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes a cabinet of curiosities at Whitechapel Gallery, London, an exhibition inspired by Virginia Woolf’s writings at Tate St Ives, and a reimagining of public sculpture and monuments at Spike Island, Bristol.
The volunteer-run gallery, which opened in its current space in Glasgow’s east end two years ago, is to close in May following its Glasgow International exhibition.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Glasgow International announces further details of its 2018 programme, UK screen industries devise eight rules to tackle harassment, new chair of Creative Scotland board appointed, plus winners of the 2018 Hearts For The Arts Awards.
This week’s selection from a-n’s busy Events section, featuring exhibitions and events posted by a-n members, includes selections from Canterbury, London, Sheffield and Trowbridge.
Why Collect?, commissioned by Art Fund and the Wolfson Foundation and written by the historian Sir David Cannadine, calls for more financial support from central government for the UK’s museums and art galleries.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: graffiti artists awarded pay out after work on New York building is destroyed, and Shân Edwards appointed CEO of Edinburgh Printmakers.
The Brighton-based gallery is aiming to raise £20,000 by 8 March to make up for a shortfall created by the loss of its grant from Brighton and Hove City Council.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes an exhibition in Wolverhampton of works by seven of the artists who featured in last year’s Diaspora Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, and an exploration of the significance of TS Eliot’s poem The Waste Land in Margate.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Not Surprised call for boycott of Artforum over handling of Knight Landesman harassment allegations; artists sign letter objecting to prototypes of Trump’s border wall being called art; temporary export ban placed on works by Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron.
Kettle’s Yard gallery is reopening after two years with an £11 million extension by Jamie Fobert Architects which has created two large galleries, an education and research wing and a café, while leaving Jim Ede’s former home unaltered. Fisun Güner reports from Cambridge.
Highlights for the week ahead selected from a-n’s Events section posted by members, with exhibitions and events in Littleborough, London, Oxford, Plymouth, online and worldwide.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Court rules dealer of works stolen by Jasper Johns’ assistant can be charged with racketeering; Manchester Art Gallery puts Pre-Raphaelite painting back on display after outcry; Cornelia Parker’s general election artworks unveiled.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes Tara Donovan’s wall mounted works at Pace, London, Tabita Rezaire’s exploration of coloniality and its effects on technology, sexuality, health and spirituality at the Royal Standard, Liverpool, plus past BP Portrait Award winner Craig Wyle at The Fairhurst Gallery, Norwich.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Creative Scotland in crisis as two board members resign over regular funding decisions; EVA International announces final list of artists for Ireland’s biennial.
The committee of the artist-run Glasgow gallery, which last week was dropped from Creative Scotland’s portfolio of regularly funded organisations, has issued a strongly-worded statement lambasting the decision.
Five projects posted by a-n members on our busy Events section and this week including exhibitions in Herne Bay, London, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newton Powys and Penzance.
The a-n Biennial Bursaries 2018 are now open for applications, with 20 awards of £600 available to a-n Artist and Joint (Artist and Arts Organiser) members to attend the launch of either the Berlin Biennale or Manifesta 12 in Palermo, Sicily, in June.
After four years in the role, a-n’s director Jeanie Scott is to step down later this year.