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Art Fund’s annual £100,000 award also includes nominations for HMS Caroline in Belfast, Oxford’s Pitt Rivers Museum, and St Fagans National Museum of History, near Cardiff.
The new building in the Fountainbridge area of the city more than doubles the space of the organisation’s previous home, providing improved printmaking facilities, two public galleries, print archive, a shop and café, plus a flat for residency participants.
The gallery in Swansea city centre has moved into its fifth building since launching in 2007, with better access and a variety of exhibition, workshop and performance spaces.
Kanders, who is vice-chair of the New York art museum’s board of trustees, owns Safariland, a ‘law enforcement products company’ that manufactures tear gas canisters. The open letter follows calls for his removal by Whitney staff and protests organised by the group Decolonize This Place.
South Essex’s only publicly-funded gallery for contemporary visual art has appointed Katharine Stout, deputy director at London’s ICA, as its new director.
Proposals by Lincolnshire County Council to turn the Usher Gallery into an events and wedding venue are attracting widespread opposition, including from Lincoln City Council.
The Nigerian-born curator and writer, who curated both Documenta and the Venice Biennale, and was artistic director at Munich’s Haus der Kunst from 2011-2018, has died aged 55.
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.