News briefing with national and international stories, including: Yinka Shonibare lends support to new creative awards set up in response to Brexit; LA’s Museum of Contemporary Art fires its chief curator; H&M drop lawsuit against street artist following outcry.
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Lubaina Himid has approached the fanfare surrounding her Turner Prize win with characteristic low-key charm and generosity. Sonya Dyer hails her influence and achievements and hopes she will now be properly recognised as a contemporary artist making vital work today.
This year’s Engage International Conference took place in Hull and was titled ‘The Whole Picture: Rethinking Diversity’. Hull-based artist Paul Collinson reports from the two-day event.
“One picture worth ten thousand words”… (as quoted from a Japanese proverb by Barnard in 1927)… But ironically, put a web-search for ‘dyslexia’ and you will get a lot of words and not many pictures! However, Hull based photographer Miranda […]