Arts Council of Wales has announced that Sean Edwards will be representing Cymru yn Fenis/Wales in Venice at next year’s Venice Biennale with new work that considers social class and the everyday.
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The gallery, which lost its regular ACE funding in the 2015-18 round, is to close after over 40 years of regular programming.
In Brief: News briefing featuring national and international stories including: Belgian Art Prize nominees withdraw following all-male shortlist controversy and Turkish artist Zehra Dogan jailed for ‘spreading terrorist propaganda’ continues to paint on scrap paper from prison.
Highlights for the week ahead selected from a-n’s Events section posted by members, with exhibitions and events in Edinburgh, London, Portsmouth and Plymouth.
The Design and Artists Copyright Society (DACS) has launched a report outlining how transparency, fair prices, and easier royalty collection in the art market could be improved by digital ledger technologies.
Chosen from a shortlist of eight, London-based artist Anna Reading has won the Mark Tanner Sculpture Award 2018-19.
a-n members Anna Grace Rogers, FK McLoone and Rebecca Ainsworth have visited degree shows in Swansea, Dundee and St Helens for the first of our 2018 degree shows Instagram takeovers.
In Brief: News briefing featuring national and international stories including: Edinburgh Art Festival announce artists for 2018 Commissions Programme; Alison Wilding and Adam Kershaw create memorial to British victims of overseas terrorism; Hockney painting sells for £21.1m, breaking auction record for the artist; Andy Warhol’s Interview magazine folds.
The second a-n Assembly of 2018, taking place at Eastside Projects in Birmingham on 15 June, will explore the impact on artists, residents and arts organisations of the city’s ambitions to grow and regenerate.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes a major Patrick Heron retrospective at Tate St Ives, the veteran German artist-filmmaker Ulrike Ottinger in Glasgow, and Cuban artist Carlos Garaicoa at Parasol Unit, London.
Five a-n members will be taking over a-n’s Instagram over the coming weeks to post images and commentary from degree shows around the country. We meet the artists and find out which shows they will be posting from.
In Brief: News briefing featuring national and international stories including: National Museums Liverpool announce new director; plans to increase German arts funding by 23%; The Munch Museum makes 7,600 drawings freely available online.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including exhibitions in Ashington, Aberystwyth, Dorchester, Manchester and Plymouth.
New Zealand artist Luke Willis Thompson has won the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2018 with his 35mm film of Diamond Reynolds, autoportrait.
As degree show season starts to get busy, we highlight 11 final-year undergraduate and postgraduate shows that are opening over the next seven days.
In Brief: News briefing featuring national and international stories including: Jupiter Artland marks 10th anniversary with first permanent commission by Phyllida Barlow; UK museums suffer as Heritage Lottery grants plummet; Arts Council of Ireland issues impartiality warning over abortion referendum.
London’s Griffin Gallery is to close after six years to make way for a new White City based interdisciplinary project space, Elephant West, which is due to open autumn 2018.
One of Scotland’s key commercial galleries for contemporary art marks its 20th year with a new home in a former Glasite Meeting House in the city. Jessica Ramm reports.
A new partnership between Dash and Arnolfini, MAC Birmingham and Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art will offer residencies for curators who identify themselves as disabled.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes arts and environmental charity Common Ground’s exhibition at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Richard Long’s new stone circle work at Lisson Gallery in London, and a site-specific kinetic sculpture by Max Eastley at Perrott’s Folly in Edgbaston, Birmingham.
This week’s selection from a-n’s busy Events section, featuring exhibitions and events posted by a-n members, includes selections from Ashburton, Brighton, Derby, Liverpool and London.
In Brief: News briefing with national and international stories, including Nicolas Bourriaud to curate 16th edition of the Istanbul Biennial and Frieze New York to offer compensation to exhibitors following heatwave.
In Brief: News briefing with national and international stories, including petition calls for Anna Coliva to be reinstated as director of Italian museum; new court of arbitration for art to launch; National Portrait Gallery receives £5m for new public wing; Paris mayor offers refuge for heritage at risk.
For the next couple of months we’ll be presenting a weekly pick of degree shows across the UK as they open to the public, selected from the a-n Degree Shows Guide 2018 listings. We start this week with final-year shows from University of Chichester, Coventry University, Oxford Brookes, Teesside University and Writtle School of Design.
More than 100 artists, including 15 Turner Prize winners, have called on the government to scrap the EBacc which critics claim is sidelining arts subjects in English secondary schools.