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The Salford-based peer-led art school has teamed up with Manchester Metropolitan University for a fully funded research post which will explore alternative school models.
Coventry-based photographer Jonny Bark is the first artist to be announced following a successful Kickstarter campaign for the second edition of the city’s biennial of contemporary art.
The Glasgow-based painter, who studied and later taught at Glasgow School of Art and was an early member of the committee at the artist-run gallery Transmission, has died of motor neurone disease aged 59.
The prize’s jury praised the way the artist explores lived experience “as mediated through technologies and histories”.
The winner of the third edition of the annual prize organised by Contemporary British Painting was announced at Huddersfield Art Gallery, where an exhibition of shortlisted works continues until February.
Due to accessibility issues, The Common Guild has decided to close its exhibition programme at its gallery space of 10 years in the city’s west end.
The winner of the 11th Film London Jarman Award has been acknowledged for her “eclectic and expansive body of work that has explored everything from dreams and mythology to technology and feminism”.
Professor Irene McAra-McWilliam, who has been acting as joint interim director, will initially be appointed for one year with a “full candidate search” planned.
During the occupation of five bridges in London on Saturday the artist was among 82 climate change protesters arrested for obstruction of a public highway.
Sally Tallant, who joined Liverpool Biennial from London’s Serpentine Gallery in 2011, is to move to the New York venue next spring.
The news that the Anglo-Dutch fossil fuel firm has not renewed its corporate membership of the National Gallery was discovered through a Freedom of Information request by the campaign group Culture Unstained.
Olu Oguibe’s 16m-high obelisk, which was originally installed in June 2017 for Documenta 14, had become a target for right-wing local politicians who have been enraged by its message of hospitality and warmth towards refugees.