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Let them eat buildings

In the light of Arts Council England’s recent capital grants announcement, Alistair Gentry asks when investment in the work of new, financially strapped artists will be given the same priority.

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ACE capital investment announcement

Arts Council England has announced details of the organisations that are to receive capital funding from both the large and small capital grants programme, including a number of visual arts projects.

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Dame Liz’s speech: Powerful but flawed

Dame Liz Forgan’s farewell speech has been widely reported on for its attack on Michael Gove and the EBacc. Here, arts strategist and Thinking Practice founder Mark Robinson welcomes her forthright approach while finding plenty to take issue with.

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Artist proposes a vortex, gets a black hole

Over two years since it was commissioned, Anthony McCall’s contribution to Artists Taking the Lead is yet to materialise. But beyond the obvious issues around public funding and value, what does a project like this say about contemporary art and its relationship to audiences?

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New Year resolutions and predictions

A random selection of resolutions, predictions and plans for 2013, from the impact of arts cuts in Newcastle to an artist’s intention to ‘do less’. Now, what are yours?

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Time for arts organisations to grow up

The Chief Executive of ARC arts centre in Stockton argues that, as more funding cuts loom and the new, leaner Arts Council England structure takes shape, it’s time for a fundamental change in the relationship between funder and funded.

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ACE: After short-term cuts, what about long-term resilience?

At the end of October, Arts Council England announced its new structure, in response to a 50% cut in its admin budget from central government. The former Executive Director of ACE North East assesses the shape the organisation is in and expresses some concerns for the future.

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Petition demands more from EU

Petition calls for national leaders to “demonstrate political vision and courage” when they debate the next EU budget later this week.

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The Lost Arts project

Lost Arts is a partnership set up by eight unions whose members will be directly affected by cuts to the arts. The project’s coordinator explains what it’s all about.

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Castlefield Gallery relaunches

After a difficult year following the withdrawal of ACE revenue funding, Manchester’s art community shows its support as Castlefield Gallery relaunches.

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