Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: Martin Creed’s new solo exhibition at Hauser and Wirth, London; Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho’s new film commission at Tate Liverpool; and a retrospective of Margaret Tait’s films at GoMA, Glasgow.
The current artistic director and CEO of Arts Catalyst replaces Mike Stubbs, who stood down in September after 11 years at the Foundation for Art and Creative Technology.
30 blocks of ice will go on display outside Tate Modern and Bloomberg’s European headquarters to coincide with meeting of world leaders at the COP24 climate change conference in Katowice, Poland.
The Turner Prize-winning artist had claimed the powerful American ‘gun rights’ group had used images of his work Cloud Gate in a promotional video without his permission.
The artist and writer will receive a £10,000 bursary from disability-led arts organisation Shape Arts and undertake a three-month residency at Baltic, Gateshead.
A total of over £100,000 in grants will be distributed as part of the Jerwood Charitable Foundation’s 2019 visual arts development and exhibition programme.
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Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: a fundraising show for Studio Voltaire at Cork Street Galleries, London; painter and filmmaker Fernand Léger at Tate Liverpool; Haroon Mirza’s biggest exhibition of work in the UK to date at Ikon, Birmingham.
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Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: a retrospective of photographer Edward Woodman at John Hansard Gallery, Southampton; Jade Montserrat’s huge charcoal wall drawings addressing decolonisation at Bluecoat, Liverpool; and Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard’s ‘Multigraphs’ at Kate MacGarry, London.