Chris Sharratt is a writer and editor based in Glasgow.
The Scottish Contemporary Art Network and Federation of Scottish Theatre is asking those working in the arts in Scotland to share their views on impact in a newly issued survey.
The new fund from Jerwood Arts awards nearly £185,000 of grants to enable a ‘step-change’ in the practice and profile of those involved.
The seventh edition of the annual exhibition showcasing work by recent graduates from art colleges across the West Midlands is presented in partnership with the second Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Art, which opens in October.
London-based artist Juliette Losq was chosen from a shortlist of 41 artists and designers, with prizes for second and best work by a student also awarded.
The museum near Cardiff was hailed as “one of the most welcoming and engaging museums anywhere in the UK” by Art Fund director and chair of judges Stephen Deuchar.
The second year of the Film London programme will support the artists over 12 months and hopes to nurture a new generation of moving-image artists.
Arts Council England has published its draft strategy for 2020-2030 and is inviting responses from individuals and organisations through an online consultation and series of workshops across England.
This week’s recommended shows include a major festival of international sculpture across four venues in Yorkshire, an exhibition in Manchester of work by 17 artists inspired by a 1932 mass trespass, and in London a powerful painting show by three generation-spanning black female artists.
Japanese artist Genta Ishizuka wins the €50,000 prize while two UK-based artists receive special mentions.
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.
The London-based artist works with large-scale sculptural forms to explore ‘the process and physicality of construction’.
The Swiss-Icelandic artist’s Barca Nostra (Our Boat) exhibit at the Arsenale consists of the wreck of a fishing boat that sank in the Mediterranean in 2015 with hundreds of migrants on board.