Responding to my research in Miami, I have created a new body of work, which will be opening at The Foundry Gallery in Chelsea this Thursday. More information below… Why be exotic in private? Private View: Thursday 13th December 2018 6.30pm- 9pm (all […]
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I also visited the Wolfsonian Museum and Archive last year on my visit to Miami, and it was wonderful to extend my research on this visit to explore more in-depth archives that I had only just touched upon. The Wolfsonian […]
As I mentioned previously I visited Miami last year to undertake research into seaside moderne architecture on Miami Beach built during the 1930s. There are several hundred buildings constructed in this style between the early 1930s and 1940s within Miami […]
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.
The redeveloped City Observatory site on top of Calton Hill will feature a new exhibition space for emerging artists and producers in Scotland, plus a new shop selling unique artist editions and specially commissioned products.
I took the free ferry over to Staten Island to visit the Island and the examples of 1930’s architecture that were outlined on the Art Deco Society’s Registry Map. This is a good opportunity to see the Statue of Liberty, […]
Straight after the Empire State, I had a full on day visiting 1930s skyscrapers in downtown Manhattan. Next up was the New Yorker Hotel, which fitted as did many in this wedding cake tiered style of design, with larger building […]
After an 18-month closure for redevelopment including a major extension, the Sheffield gallery has trebled its public areas and created a new 262m² gallery. Amelia Crouch reports as it reopens with the group exhibition ‘Liquid Crystal Display’.
South London Gallery’s new annexe in the former Peckham Road Fire Station, originally built in 1867 and London’s oldest surviving purpose built station, doubles the gallery’s exhibition space and will also house its Post-Graduate Residency programme.
Speaking on BBC Radio Scotland, the chair of Glasgow School of Art’s board, Muriel Gray, has said there’s “absolutely no way” that the rebuilt Mackintosh building “wouldn’t be a working art school”.
Japanese architect Kengo Kuma describes his new £80million V&A Dundee building, which fully opens to the public on Saturday, as ‘a living room for the city’. Chris Sharratt visits Scotland’s first design museum and is seriously impressed by the architecture.
Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s ‘The London Mastaba’, 2016-18 Image courtesy of the artist. In July 2018 the Artist Working Group met on the grass in Hyde Park, next to the serpentine Lido. For quite a lot of the meeting we talked about […]
Work to stabilise the fire-ravaged building is continuing on schedule as the impact on businesses, residents and arts organisations within the security cordon continues to be felt.
In his first interview since the Mackintosh building fire on 15 June, Glasgow School of Art director Tom Inns has confirmed that the Mack will be rebuilt.
Nominated for the 2018 Turner Prize and a recent recipient of the European Culture Foundation’s Princess Margriet Award for Culture, the London-based independent research agency Forensic Architecture is making political and cultural waves with its evidence-based work. Chris Sharratt talks to artist and filmmaker Simone Rowat, one of the group’s 15 team members.
Date:May 31, 2018 at 12:00 AM
In Brief: News briefing featuring national and international stories including: Jupiter Artland marks 10th anniversary with first permanent commission by Phyllida Barlow; UK museums suffer as Heritage Lottery grants plummet; Arts Council of Ireland issues impartiality warning over abortion referendum.
Research informing long-term projects on the relationship between voice, improvisation and architecture, looking at notions of community. Supporting the development of the Artist Working Group, a London-based group who meet in houses and galleries around shared meals.
Announcing the recipients of this year’s a-n Artist Bursaries which offer awards of £500-£1,000 to a-n Artist and Joint (Artist and Arts Organiser) members wishing to undertake a self-directed professional development project.
Bournemouth-based artist Stuart Semple is aiming to raise awareness of ‘hostile designs’ after he succeeded in getting his local council to remove retrofitted bars from town-centre benches that prevented homeless people from sleeping on them.
Kettle’s Yard gallery is reopening after two years with an £11 million extension by Jamie Fobert Architects which has created two large galleries, an education and research wing and a café, while leaving Jim Ede’s former home unaltered. Fisun Güner reports from Cambridge.
A series of sculptures based the strange equivalence of architecture of financial districts across the world. The series examines the idea that today’s tallest towers are more than simply buildings: they represent a belief system that is ubiquitous throughout the […]
Considering architecture in the age of the Anthropocene: a site based investigation on Hawaii Island
A studio visit with curator Helen Nisbet (currently curatorial fellow at Cubitt Gallery London) included discussion around mapping spaces, particularly the presentation and re-presentation of place in paint. I have been deeply involved in a commission to make work in […]
Culminating in a day-long symposium on the ‘ideas, impact and architecture’ of Robin Hood Gardens’ architects Alison and Peter Smithson, the group show ‘Parallel (of Life and) Architecture’ includes a collaboration between Assemble and London-based artist Simon Terrill. Chris Sharratt finds out more.