Sally O’Reilly talks to Penny Johnson, Director of the Government Art Collection, in the sixth and final article in the ‘Crossing Over’ series.
a-n Magazine 2004 July - a-n The Artists Information Company
S Mark Gubb uncovers The Virtual Fringe, Coventry’s latest arts festival.
Paul Glinkowski talks to artist Jem Finer about his ongoing project Longplayer, and to his collaborator James Lingwood, Co-Director of Artangel.
Nina Madden investigates the Acme Fire Station Residency and Bursary Scheme.
Emilia Telese links her role as Artists’ Networks Co-ordinator at a-n to her practice, and discusses the value of communication between artists and society. Business philosopher Jim Rohn said “Effective communication is twenty percent what you know and eighty percent […]
In June we bade farewell to Doug Battensby who served on a-n’s board for sixteen years, seven of those as chair. A chemical engineer by profession his interest in the arts led to the collection of paintings and sculptures, patronage […]
PM Gallery and House, London
30 April 4 July
The centenary of Liverpool’s Anglican Cathedral is being marked with an installation by Ewan Forster and Christopher Heighes. Sited in the 300ft bell tower previously closed to visitors, the work will permeate the tower’s ringing, dampening and bell chambers, and […]
Matt’s Gallery, London
21 April 13 June
The changing hut is a series of artists’ site-specific installations focusing on unusual new sites for contemporary art. Threshold was commissioned from Claire Morgan and runs to 31 August at Cremorne Gardens in Ellesmere, and is also showing at Donnington […]
Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea
8 May 19 June
We’ve had a great response already to our Signpost competition for 2004 art and design graduates. Min Hye Kim was one of the first artists to return her entry form. Here, she discusses her practice; I started to paint sexually […]
20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe
13 March 26 June
I was very pleased to see Veer North featured in June’s Networks. Unfortunately the group has been misrepresented. Amateur artists can join as associate members and receive news about events and shows but, before they become full members they must […]
An Tuireann Arts Centre, Portree, Isle of Skye
1 May 12 June
Culture secretary Tessa Jowell’s recent essay1 (see News) indicates the government’s rediscovery of the value of culture “for what it does in itself”. Although couched in terms of a “weapon in fighting poverty of aspiration”, this time the battle will […]
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It’s time to gird up your loins and take the annual trek to East Anglia to see the 14th East exhibition at Norwich Gallery. Presenting work by thirty artists, selected from 1,600 entries from thirty-eight countries, with sixteen of the […]
Designers Shin and Tomoko Azumi featured in our online Signpost: new graduates’ guide to being an artist on www.a-n.co.uk are amongst the shortlisted artists for the tenth Jerwood Applied Arts Prize. Talking in 2002 about their approach, they […]
Work by ten artists responding to local issues and contexts have been sited on the Spen Valley Greenway in Kirklees. Part of Sustrans’ Art and the Travelling Landscape programme, the works aim to reflect aspects of the landscape and local […]
The cyclical nature of arts policy-making means that, in the eyes of Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell, ‘art for art’s sake’ is now a good idea, rather than an elitist attitude to be despised. Her substantial essay Government and the value […]
Following on from her ‘Next Move’ show at Castlefield Gallery Manchester until 25 July, new work by Junko Mori is due to feature at Contemporary Applied Arts Gallery, London in ‘Made in Britain’, running 30 July 11 September. Aimed […]