The London-based artist studios provider is blaming rising overheads and property prices in the capital for the increase, but some artists say the extra costs may force them to give up their studios.
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A selection of the week’s best shows, including: Lauren Gault’s object and sound pieces at Grand Union, Birmingham; a group show of abstract works that fit into suitcases at Fold, London; and an exploration of cuteness by Rachel Maclean at the Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham.
Artists Barbara Walker MBE, Hew Locke and Jessie Brennan announced as selectors of multidisciplinary prize which forms part of the Ruskin200 celebrations marking the bicentenary of John Ruskin’s birth.
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RCA’s three-strand programme will focus on ‘Places, Projects and People’, and is the most significant development in the college’s history since it was founded in 1837.
A selection of the week’s best shows, including: George Shaw’s early inspiration revealed at the Paul Mellon Centre, London; the opening group show at a brand-new Middlesbrough art space; and Julie Mehretu’s drawings and monotypes at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge.
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The filmmaker who was a central figure in the 1960s New York avant-garde scene and worked with Andy Warhol, Yoko Ono and Allen Ginsberg, has died aged 96.
The Cannes Palme d’Or award winning Thai filmmaker wins £40,000 prize for split screen film which explores the dark side of Thailand’s political past.
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Recommended shows from across the UK, including: Hardeep Pandhal’s video installation and drawings at the New Art Exchange, Nottingham, Nigel Cooke’s paintings at the Jerwood Gallery, Hastings, and Helen Sear’s video, photography and sound at Impressions Gallery, Bradford.