Contents include: New Snapshot section: Chris Brown with what’s on in February. Rose Rose debates local vs global arts practice. The Northern Art Prize and Art Basel Miami Beach reviewed. This year’s most significant open exhibitions and prizes profiled plus […]
a-n Magazine 2008 February - a-n The Artists Information Company
Colin Rose, Rain, stainless steel, water, Millennium Square, Sheffield, 2006. Commissioned by: Sheffield City Council as part of the Heart of the City regeneration scheme
It is also time to trust our artists and our organisations to do what they do best to create the most excellent work they can and to strive for what is new and exciting, rather than what is […]
Critical attitudes on how art practice is dividing or uniting local, international and global practices has been alluded to since the beginnings of modernism; in 2008 these issues remain at the forefront of response to post-modern visual culture.
The UK boasts literally hundreds of visual arts competitions annually. Here, we look at some of the most significant opens and prizes on offer this year.
Key recommendations in Brian McMasters review of public arts, launched in January, are that there should be at least two artists on the Boards of arts organisations and that peer review should underpin decisions about arts funding.
Housed in a refurbished art deco cinema in Penarths centre, Washington Gallery has become a focal point in this Victorian coastal town.
In this the second feature exploring strategies and approaches to commissioning art in the public realm, the focus is on regeneration and renewal and the role of agencies and consultancies.
Further to a letter published in error in the December issue of a-n Magazine and our apology to Creative Foundation in the January issue, here Creative Foundation exercises its Right to Reply:
The concept of Territories is the theme for the 6th International Biennial of Photography and Visual Arts, Liège, running 16 February30 March.
This month’s news of art moves.
Report from the first day of Engages November conference When Art and Context Leads to Meaning International Artists Practice, Education and Interpretation.
News of gallery developments, expansions and relocations.
Providing inter-art social occasions, Rational Rec is now chalking up a third season of regular convivial offerings.
Bristol-based artist-led commissioning and curating body Plan 9 are moving to a new home the Old Bridewell Police Station in the city centre.
A response to the discussion event Does Autonomy Matter?
Leeds Art Gallery
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Liverpool Biennial was recognised with an award for Putting the North West on the Map at the regions Art 07 awards in October. The award acknowledges its success in commissioning international artists to make challenging work in Liverpool.
News on the 2008 London Festival of Architecture taking place in June.