A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: photographer Richard Mosse arrested while peacefully observing anti-refugee rally on Greek island, MAC Belfast hit by arts council funding cuts, and three men charged over counterfeit Damien Hirst prints.
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A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: National Museum of China was 2016’s most popular museum and blockade of Qatar threatens cultural institutions.
Taking place every ten years, for 2017 Skulptur Projekte Münster presents work by an international line up of around 35 artists who present work in public spaces and museums across the city. Artist and senior lecturer in fine art at the University of Worcester S Mark Gubb reports.
After launching for the first time in Athens in April, the quinquennial art exhibition Documenta 14 has just opened across 35 venues and numerous outdoor sites in its home city of Kassel, Germany. Ten a-n artist members, who visited Kassel with the support of an a-n Travel bursary, pick their top three works from the vast city-wide programme.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Creative Time director steps down and property manager and creative director of Oakland’s Ghost Ship artist residence charged with involuntary manslaughter.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Italian court ruling ousts five top museum directors.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Guardian reveals Facebook’s policy on sex and nudity in art, Scotland begins consultation on new ‘cultural strategy’.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: light projections saying ‘Pay Trump Bribes Here’ appear on president’s DC hotel; Basquiat painting sells for $110m at auction; late actor and comedian Victoria Wood to be honoured with life-size bronze statue in her home town of Bury.
For her Venice Biennale film, Spite Your Face, Scottish artist Rachel Maclean has created a re-working of the Pinnocchio story that explores power, political lies and the rise of populism. Moira Jeffrey talks to her about the themes and form of the work.
Curated by Christine Macel, this year’s International exhibition at the Venice Biennale is conceived as a series of nine ‘pavilions’ that span the Giardini and Arsenale sites. Pippa Koszerek finds thoughtful inquiry in an exhibition that at times can feel muddled and historically naive.
We asked this year’s Venice Biennale a-n travel bursary recipients and AIR Council members attending the biennale preview to tell us what their highlights were. They came back with 26 different recommendations – and a few repeats.
This year’s Golden Lion for Best National Participation at the Venice Biennale has been awarded Germany for Anne Imhof’s engaging and disturbing performance-cum-installation.
Launching my project to bring the very best British and Croatian naive artists working today, in a range of media, to a gallery or museum near you, with an outreach programme to encourage art making in the community – including a Call for Partners.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: University of Manchester to axe 171 staff amid Brexit concerns and Old Kent Road mural gets Grade II listing.
The UK’s presence at this year’s Venice Biennale is particularly strong, with Phyllida Barlow’s sculptures at the British Pavilion, Rachel Maclean’s new film for Scotland + Venice, James Richards’ sound and film work representing Wales, and the new Diaspora Pavilion reflecting the diverse cultural backgrounds of UK-based artists. Moira Jeffrey reports.
Cardiff-born 2014 Turner Prize nominee unveils sound installation, video and photographic works at the 57th Venice Biennale.
This year’s Venice Biennale features 85 national pavilions including four countries exhibiting for the first time. As the three-day preview begins prior to the biennale’s public opening on Saturday, Pippa Koszerek highlights 10 national pavilions that you really shouldn’t miss.
Spite Your Face, Scottish artist Rachel Maclean’s new commission for Scotland + Venice, is presented in a deconsecrated church and takes on post-truth politics.
The British artist’s commission for this year’s British Pavilion at the Venice Biennale is bold, colourful and engulfs the entire site of the pavilion in Venice’s Giardini.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Tate names new extension after billionaire donor, artist, poet and architect Vito Acconci dies aged 77, City of Dubai launches its own typeface.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: £15,000 appeal to revive nude sunbather statues; Ceri Hand appointed director of programmes at Somerset House; French presidential candidates reveal proposals for art and culture.
As part of the Artists at Risk network, the Cambridge-based organisation has launched a three-month residency for visual artists who are the target of politically motivated threats in their home country.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and this week taking us to Leigh on Sea, London, Stroud, and Palma de Mallorca.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Carolee Schneemann to be awarded Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at 57th Venice Biennale, internships threaten diversity in UK creative industries.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Shortlisted artist in Sony World Photography Awards accused of plagiarism.