The new V&A East, due to open at east London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in 2023, will feature a brand-new museum, plus a collection and research centre.
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This year’s exhibition at Tate Britain is dominated by film from all four nominees – Forensic Architecture, Naeem Mohaiemen, Charlotte Prodger and Luke Willis Thompson. Fisun Güner applauds a strong shortlist and compelling exhibition.
The 19th edition of this annual festival in south-east London features a curated programme of work by emerging artists plus a sprawling and diverse Fringe – all within a 1km radius of Deptford station. Carrie Foulkes reports.
Paris-based artist France Bizot receives £6,000 first prize in competition showcasing 2D and 3D artworks created in pencil, coloured pencil, pastel, graphite and charcoal.
The exhibition features the work of 40 artists that was removed from the ‘Hope to Nope’ show at the Design Museum in protest at the museum’s relationship with Italian aerospace, defence and security company Leonardo.
South London Gallery’s new annexe in the former Peckham Road Fire Station, originally built in 1867 and London’s oldest surviving purpose built station, doubles the gallery’s exhibition space and will also house its Post-Graduate Residency programme.
In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Art dealer Mary Boone pleads guilty to tax evasion charges; Labour Party pledges to put creativity “back at the heart of the school curriculum”; and New York gallery Greenspon cancels show by alleged Neo-Nazi Boyd Rice.
The £4.5million gallery space designed by Turner Prize-winning architects Assemble opens to the public on Saturday in a redeveloped Grade-II listed building in New Cross, south London. Jack Hutchinson takes a tour of the gallery’s inaugural Mika Rottenberg exhibition and talks to director Sarah McCrory.
Four photographers have been shortlisted for the annual international prize which this year includes portraits of South African majorettes, London shoppers, and a young boy in a remote village in Sierra Leone’s Eastern Province.
27 educators and artists claiming unfair dismissal have raised over half of their target, and as a thank you to supporters will run a free drawing event this Friday in London.
Artists remove work from the Design Museum’s ‘Hope to Nope: Graphics and Politics 2008–18’ exhibition in protest at the museum hosting a private event organised by Italian aerospace and defence company Leonardo.
As degree show season enters its final stretch, we highlight several final-year undergraduate and postgraduate shows that are opening this week.
This week’s selection of must-see shows includes Qi Yafeng at Cheeseburn in Northumberland, an exploration of sex, desire and politics at Jerwood Space, London, and 19th century outsider artist James Henry Pullen at Watts Gallery, Compton.
For his exhibition ‘Fellowship of Citizens’ London-based Icelandic artist Saemundur Thor Helgason is promoting a lottery set up to help fund a campaign to bring about the idea of a basic income for each person in Iceland. Laura Davidson visits the show at arebyte Gallery and talks to Helgason about his plans.
Designed by David Chipperfield Architects and costing £56m, the Royal Academy’s newly renovated Burlington Gardens site opens to the public today. Fisun Güner finds that even the toilets are elegant and sculptural.
In Brief: News briefing featuring national and international stories including: Jupiter Artland marks 10th anniversary with first permanent commission by Phyllida Barlow; UK museums suffer as Heritage Lottery grants plummet; Arts Council of Ireland issues impartiality warning over abortion referendum.
London’s Griffin Gallery is to close after six years to make way for a new White City based interdisciplinary project space, Elephant West, which is due to open autumn 2018.
The We Are Not Surprised network is hosting an open meeting in London to collectively establish a code of conduct following numerous reports of sexual harassment within the visual arts.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: new works by Karen Cunningham in Dumfriesshire, Damien Meade’s paintings based on clay maquettes in London, William Copley’s mail art project in Sheffield, and Jenny Saville’s portraits in Edinburgh.
US artist Michael Rakowitz’s winged bull sculpture, which is made from recycled food packaging, is part of a project to recreate objects destroyed at archaeological sites across Iraq by ISIS.
Four projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including exhibitions and events in Eastbourne, Glasgow and London.
Eleven London boroughs will share £500,000 to develop proposals to become one of three Creative Enterprise Zones, which it is hoped will help address the high cost of spaces for artists and those in the creative industries in the capital.
Four years on from the Mayor of London-commissioned Artists’ Workspace Study, which predicted the possible loss of up to 3,500 artists’ workspaces in the capital within five years, Jack Hutchinson explores how three of London’s studio providers are navigating a challenging environment and the impact this is having on artists.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: An exploration of folklore and the occult at Newlyn Art Gallery, Penzance, Faith Ringgold’s painting and quilts at Pippy Houldsworth, London, and a group show exploring Gypsy, Roma and Traveller lives at g39, Cardiff.
Four projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including exhibitions and events in Dundee, Portsmouth and London.