Art is better now than it’s ever been. It’s better than the greats. It has impact and wow, and visual and political punch. It’s tenacious and wild, confrontational, angry and eloquent. Simultaneously it’s valueless and short-lived. A deluge of painstaking, […]
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The true story of an artist’s recent experience of falling victim to a phishing campaign, how to avoid falling into a similar trap and what to do if and when it happens.
From:December 02, 2020
To:December 16, 2020
Representing artists The current exhibition (Philip Ryland – Retrospective) has had some sales. I’ve not been pushing to sell work but I have been promoting it like a larger gallery would. I have a Shopify Lite store attached to my […]
From:May 11, 2020
To:June 19, 2020
Image: Mud. 14.03.20 50°18’49.0″N 3°38’02.7″W 14.03.20 First: ‘why blog?’ The medium seems problematic. This takes me back to art school. I was talking about humans as animals and illustration was my medium of choice, it was and is also my […]
Image: Lockdown 12.04.20 This started in the first week of UK Lockdown, when I caught myself bogged down in the daily mire of scrolling through the newsless news app. What am I looking at? Anguished and tearful at articles more frightening […]
As you know Fred has his own Instagram account https://www.instagram.com/the.redfred/ and as it turns out Fred is part of an Irish Terrier Community out there on Instagram. Now… a few blog posts ago I mentioned a walk to find an […]
With a practice that blends her work activities as a gardener with a constant ebb of creative exploration, Cornwall-based artist Georgia Gendall uses Instagram to document the bridge between art, its locality, purpose, and the authorship of making. Richard Taylor finds out more.
Cambridgeshire-based Gudrun Filipska uses Instagram in her own practice and as a tool to connect artists working in remote locations. Laura Davidson reports.
With two Instagram feeds, Nicky Hirst uses the app to observe, collect and re-shift images related to her practice, which deals with the serendipity of found imagery and everyday occurrence. Richard Taylor finds out more.
The March of the Artists is a joint project by John-Paul Brown, Eve Robertson and Lauren Sagar. On 29 July 2018 they set off walking the 250 miles of river-ways and canals between Manchester and London, a planned 28-day trip avidly documented on Instagram.
today, I am taking over the instagram feed for North east Cvan. What does that entail and can it help artists
@bend_laser is described by the artist as “a crap anagram” of his name. But can the format of Instagram become an anagram for everyday life and work? Richard Taylor looks at the Birmingham-based artist, one-half of the collaborative duo Juneau Projects, and takes a dive into his extensive Insta-collection of solo work.
Described by one curator as ‘swipe-specific’, Zara Worth’s practice deals with object making and how Instagram can be used as a site for performance to video. Richard Taylor finds out more.
For the first in a new series looking at artists who use Instagram as a platform for showing and making work, we explore Glasgow-based artist James St Findlay’s world of digital collage, montage and video.
This week’s featured artist blogger on a-n’s Instagram is Michael Borkowsky. Over recent years the Sheffield-based artist has adopted the craft of perfumery in his visual art practice leading him to, amongst other things, work directly with other artists in portraiture. Richard Taylor finds out more.
The founder and lead singer of the hugely influential post-punk band the Fall died on Wednesday 24 January.
We pick five of our favourite artist responses to the general election that have been featured on Instagram, including a print at home poster and a game pitching Corbyn vs May.
As Clore Visual Artist Fellow Maurice Carlin sets off on the second leg of his a-n supported research trip, we look back at his first week of posts on a-n’s Instagram, exploring Hong Kong’s visual art scene.
Clore Visual Artist Fellow Maurice Carlin is taking over the a-n Instagram for the next two weeks as he travels to China and India to explore the markets and infrastructures of two very distinct art ecologies.
I am ten days in to a new way of working – posting a daily image on instagram. Eventually there will be 98 images in the series. Each image is a photograph of a monoprint taken directly from my body. […]
Thank you a-n for focusing on my work over on the your Instagram account this week . Its really given me a high :-) I feel like I should be writing a really interesting post just now as I’m getting so much […]
A research and practical investigation into Children’s Victorian Magic Lantern slides and contemporary toy projectors such as ‘projecteo’ instagram projector, including a collaboration with Hull University Chemistry Department to develop processes of manipulating inkjet prints.