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The Nigerian-born curator and writer curated both Documenta and the Venice Biennale, and was artistic director at Munich’s Haus der Kunst from 2011-2018.
Tate Modern director Frances Morris said the New York-based artist, who is known for her work addressing issues of race, gender and violence, “fearlessly tackles some of the most complex issues we face today”.
Titled ‘May You Live In Interesting Times’, 79 artists will feature in the 58th International Exhibition at this year’s Venice Biennale.
The Scottish Parliament’s Culture Committee report questions the role of Glasgow School of Art as custodians of the Mackintosh Building, but the art school disputes the accuracy of some of its points.
The American artist was known for her taboo-busting work around sex, gender and the body, and received a Golden Lion lifetime achievement award at the 2017 Venice Biennale.
The group of 27 artists and lecturers who collectively worked for the National Gallery for over 500 years has won the case it brought to tribunal after a successful crowdfunding campaign.
The Glasgow-based artist is the tenth recipient of the annual moving image prize for artists, named after the Orcadian filmmaker and poet.
The selection of the Indonesian collective was made by Documenta’s eight-member ‘finding committee’, which includes Tate Modern director Frances Morris and Elvira Dyangani Ose, director of London’s Showroom gallery.
The alternative art school, which relocated to Margate from east London in 2017, has moved into the former Thanet School of Arts and Crafts building where it will be based alongside the Kent Adult Education service.
Currently director and chief curator at the David Roberts Art Foundation, Üstek replaces outgoing Sally Tallant who is leaving for the Queens Museum, New York.
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.
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.