Art Turning Left, a new and wide-ranging exhibition at Tate Liverpool, explores how artists have incorporated political beliefs in their work and how this has changed the way it is produced. The artist and AIR Council member Emily Speed reviews the show and reflects on its relevance to her own practice.
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As Australia prepares to go to the polls, a British artist has taken to her blog to complain about her treatment by the Australian Greens – a party that says it will support young and emerging artists.
The Design and Artists Copyright Society’s Payback service is open for applications. Find out how visual artists can earn money from copyright protected artworks.
As the first results from AIR’s Paying Artists Survey make clear, artists are finding themselves at the end of the arts food chain as funding cuts bite. Here, a-n’s Director looks at how things stand and suggests a future where practitioners determine the status of their art and of artists.
The first results of AIR’s UK-wide Paying Artists Survey – which focuses on artists’ experiences of publicly-funded galleries – reveal low earnings, miniscule or no fees at all for exhibiting, and shrinking production budgets.
How do artists fare when they show work in publicly-funded galleries in the UK? A one-page infographic shows statistical information about artists’ income from exhibiting and the support they receive. Research led by AIR as the first stage in the Paying Artists campaign.
How do artists fare when they show work in publicly-funded galleries in the UK? Research in 2013 led by AIR – Artists Interaction and Representation as the first stage in the Paying artists research and campaign presents some thought-provoking data […]
AIR invites artists to take part in a UK-wide survey exploring artists’ experiences of exhibiting their work in publicly-funded venues.
AIR announces major research and campaign areas for 2013.
Following AIR Council fact-finding and sifting of artists’ opinions over recent months, consultants DHA Communications have been commissioned to develop a body of evidence and advocacy tools for a campaign highlighting the need to pay artists for their vital contributions to arts and culture.
Are there more effective ways to demonstrate the value of artists within culture? And what can we learn from policies in other countries? a-n’s Director reports on current UK developments and looks at approaches in Australia, Canada, Sweden and Norway.
Research by a-n shows a continued decline in paid opportunities for artists.
A speaker from New York’s W.A.G.E. campaign joined Glasgow-based artists this week to talk about the ‘non’ payment of artists’ fees. a-n reports from Glasgow.
Public meeting in Glasgow to address the need for artists’ exhibition fees.
While the Olympics has helped highlight artistic, as well as sporting achievements, much still needs to be done to create sustainable careers in the arts.
The continued economic doldrums and uncertainty in public funding make it more important than ever for artists to find ways to make and save money. So here are some tips – old and new – from the a-n community.
I have recently responded to a couple of exhibition opportunity announcements and followed them through – the most recent: Calling all artists for a group exhibition at The Brick Lane Gallery.
News and updates on AIR’s strategies and activities designed to support professional artists within their practice and working lives.
Artists and supporters of art are being rallied to support final implementation of an important Right for artists, their families and beneficiaries.
With a-n + AIR’s recent Big Artists Survey revealing that a third of both mid-career and established artists expect their incomes to go down this year when compared to a year ago, Artquest’s new development will strike a chord with many artists as they navigate the increasingly harsh economic environment for their practice in the months ahead.
This year, DACS has £4m of royalties on offer to pay to artists and AIR members whose work has been reproduced in UK books or magazines or on certain television channels.
Editorial published in Artists Newsletter in June 1991.
Exploring the effect of the economic recession on the livelihoods of artists in terms of access to employment and career opportunities.
In February, DACS initiated a lively debate around Artists’ futures: ‘Money, markets and the digital domain’.
“The artist has always occupied a privileged but fragile position in the public eye. For centuries, we have looked to artists across all disciplines to inspire and entertain us, to help us explore the limits of human nature and human possibilities, [and] at times to lead debate and forment revolution.”