With solo exhibitions at Spike Island and Modern Art Oxford, and archival work in a new group show at Nottingham Contemporary focusing on Black British art from the 1980s, Lubaina Himid’s paintings and installations are attracting both critical and popular acclaim. Fisun Güner talks to her about politics, migration, and taking on the art establishment.
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Now in its fourth year, the New Art West Midlands exhibition showcases the work of 43 recent graduates from universities in the region, presented across four venues in Birmingham, Coventry and Wolverhampton. Cathy Wade reports from mac and Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.
Irish artist Gerard Byrne is known for film installations that deal with the presentation, manipulation and perception of narratives. For his show at Warwick Arts Centre he’s premiering a new work filmed with one unbroken panning shot in Stockholm’s Biologiska Museet. He talks to Anneka French about location, light and methods of display.
This week’s selection includes a sculpture show in Milton Keynes, photography at the Whitechapel and a video installation in Brighton.
This week’s selection from a-n’s Events section – featuring exhibitions and events posted by members – ranges from an exhibition of online ‘election art’ to a project to grow edible bananas outdoors in Exeter.
So Sunday is the close of submissions for the inaugural Fareham Art Trail, a large art event I have spent the best part of the last 5-6 months organising. It is all very exciting but also very stressful too. The […]