Other News In Brief: Minimalist artist Robert Morris dies aged 87; Louvre launches free admission night in order to attract low income and younger visitors; young boy in famous photo is not Vincent Van Gogh.
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Other News In Brief: UK’s largest bronze sculpture to be installed outside Plymouth theatre; Rossetti drawing found in Edinburgh bookshop to go on display; France agrees to return 26 sculptures to Benin following report into colonial-era artworks looted from Africa.
The Birmingham-based artist’s exhibition ‘Vanishing Point’ addresses the underrepresentation of black figures in Western history and presents a new group of works on paper alongside two paintings loaned from the National Gallery. Anneka French finds out more.
The news that the Anglo-Dutch fossil fuel firm has not renewed its corporate membership of the National Gallery was discovered through a Freedom of Information request by the campaign group Culture Unstained.
A group of 27 artists and art lecturers are taking the National Gallery to tribunal following their dismissal last year, in a bid to prove that they were employees rather than freelancers. ‘NG27’ member Richard Stemp argues that the case has important implications for all artists and those working in the arts.
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.
In Brief news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Stolen Robert Motherwell painting returned to the Dedalus Foundation after 40 years; Pussy Riot invade pitch during World Cup final in Russia as political protest; and museum planned at Thai cave where 12 boys were rescued. Plus, 2019 Venice Biennale theme revealed.
In Brief: News briefing featuring national and international stories including: National Gallery to display The Monarch of the Glen for first time in 160 years; Gagosian Gallery files motion to dismiss lawsuit after Jeff Koons’s studio was accused of failing to deliver a trio of sculptures, Anish Kapoor to sue the National Rifle Association over copyright infringement, plus public art collective Indecline call out Trump over child detention policy with billboard work.
The first organisations to meet the government’s new reporting requirements include Arts Council England, the National Gallery and Sadler’s Wells. Arts Professional’s Christy Romer reports.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes digital photography in Sheffield, Degas in London and a group show celebrating Kate MacGarry’s fifteenth anniversary.
A selection of exhibition highlights for the week, including: Brazilian artist Jac Leirner’s first solo show in Scotland and 14th century paintings by Giovanni da Rimini at the National Gallery.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: National Gallery’s bid to save £30m Pontormo painting rejected due to Sterling slump.
Best known for his paintings using Humbrol enamel, George Shaw’s new show is the culmination of a two-year residency at the National Gallery. Fisun Guner finds out how he has responded to the gallery’s collection and gets some tips on how to rejuvenate the Turner Prize.
I went to the National Gallery Early Renaisance Galleries (No51 to 65) to look for food imagery as a way of exploring the history of ideas about food and in particular friuit. So what do you find on such a […]
Following 111 days of strike action, PCS union members at the National Gallery in London returned to work today having reached an agreement that protects the terms and conditions of their employment under a new private contract, and that reinstates senior union rep Candy Udwin.
Discussions open with new National Gallery director following months of strike action.
New National Gallery director Gabriele Finaldi has been talking to striking workers as the indefinite strike called by the PCS union continues.