It’s all Bs this week for our Instagram degree shows coverage with posts from a-n CEO Julie Lomax at the University of Bolton show, plus Trevor H.Smith at Bath School of Art and Design and UWE Bristol.
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The announcement of this year’s winner follows an open letter from the artist and 2019 judge Gary Hume calling on the National Portrait Gallery to cut its ties with sponsor BP.
A selection of recommended shows, including: Natalia Goncharova at Tate Modern, Larry Achiampong and David Blandy at Copperfield, London, plus a group show of contemporary work exploring the practices of women artists, designers and writers of the 1920s and ’30s.
Contemporary visual artists living and/or working in the North West of England are invited to apply to be part of the Artists’ International Delegation 2019, a seven-day visit to Copenhagen and Aarhus in Denmark taking place 29 August – 4 September this year.
We look back at this week’s degree shows Instagram takeovers with highlights from the shows at University of Salford, Nottingham Trent University and Edinburgh College of Art.
The first a-n Assembly event of 2019 kicked off in Swansea with a day of talks, soap boxes, performance and a game of bingo, culminating in the creation of a manifesto for a Swansea union of artists.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions and events in London, Stoke-on-Trent, Wolverhampton, Stroud and Margate – all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by members.
With degree shows season now in full swing there are plenty of new shows opening this week across Scotland, England and Wales. Selected from the a-n Degree Shows Guide 2019 listings, this week includes final-year shows in Plymouth, Manchester, Northampton, Belfast, Canterbury, Leeds, Bristol, Wolverhampton and Loughborough.
A selection of recommended shows, including: Lee Krasner at the Barbican Art Gallery, London, an immersive installation at the Royal Standard, Liverpool, plus British artist and filmmaker Lis Rhodes at Nottingham Contemporary.
The Leeds-based arts charity is hoping to raise £15,000 to commission artists to populate its relocated Art Hostel with new artworks.
The second edition of Coventry Biennial will be entitled ‘The Twin’ and feature a series of exhibitions, events and activities taking place at various locations across the city.
More news in brief: Louvre decides against including Salvator Mundi painting in da Vinci show due to authenticity doubts; and painter and Northumbria University tutor Duncan Newton dies.
Richard Taylor heads to the Contemporary Art Practice and Photography Degree shows at City of Glasgow College for the latest in our Degree Shows Instagram focus.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions in Chester, London, Pershore in Worcestershire, and the village of Staithes in North Yorkshire – all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by members.
With degree shows season warming up there are plenty of new shows opening this week across Scotland, England and Wales. Selected from the a-n Degree Shows Guide 2019 listings, this week features final-year shows in Lincoln, Cardiff, Glasgow, Salford, Cumbria, Hull, Nottingham, Edinburgh, Staffordshire, Derby, Brighton, Newcastle and London.
A selection of recommended shows, including: an exhibition of sculptural work about memory at Worthing Museum and Gallery, a career-spanning overview of Venezuela-born painter Luchita Hurtado at Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London, plus a new installation from Turner Prize-winning artist Martin Boyce on the Isle of Bute, Scotland.
The second Assembly of 2019 takes place in Aberdeen, Scotland, and will feature a day of presentations, discussions and workshops from a range of collaborative artists projects from across the UK, programmed alongside curatorial initiative Tendency Towards.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions, performances and workshops in Leicester, London, Bristol and Newcastle upon Tyne – all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by members.
Our degree shows Instagram focus for 2019 is underway with takeovers from shows in Scotland and the south of England, plus an a-n team visit to one of the graduate shows in London.
More news in brief: Conceptual artist Lutz Bacher dies, Iranian sculptor Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian passes away, Parliament’s art collection to include more women, plus Janet Robertson appointed interim CEO of Action for Children’s Arts.
With the a-n Degree Shows Guide 2019 published, over the next two months we’ll be providing a weekly pick of new degree shows, selected from our online listings. This week features final-year shows in London, Kingston, Glasgow and Liverpool.
Curated by Hayward Gallery director Ralph Rugoff, the International Exhibition at the 58th Venice Biennale features work by 74 artists across the two sites at the Giardini and Arsenale. Jack Hutchinson reports.
A selection of recommended shows, including: Monster Chetwynd at Eastside Projects, Birmingham, Morgan Quaintance at LUX, London, plus a Cory Arcangel survey at Firstsite, Colchester.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions, events and art fairs in London, Cardiff, Newcastle upon Tyne, Cambridgeshire and West Sussex – all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by members.
The London-based artist works with large-scale sculptural forms to explore ‘the process and physicality of construction’.