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Alternative art education: Kirsty Ogg, New Contemporaries

In 2017, New Contemporaries, an annual exhibition of emerging artists from UK art schools, opened up its application to include artists from alternative learning programmes. Director Kirsty Ogg discusses this decision, the changing climate for emerging artists in the UK, and what artists really need to develop and challenge their practice. Interview by Michaela Nettell.

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New Contemporaries 2014: exciting, thoughtful, angry

Now in its 65th year, the Bloomberg New Contemporaries exhibition offers an annual snapshot of the talent coming out of British art schools. Laura Robertson takes a tour and finds work by the 55 selected graduates that captures the social and political concerns of the times.

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An Exhibition run around

This week has very much been a visiting exhibitions week. On my last day off (Wednesday) I walked up the steep hill to the Bridewell to see ‘Searching: Unexpected Treasures’: I missed the PV last week, but to be […]

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Prizes and awards focus

Selected reports on some of the UK’s prizes and awards for artists including cash prizes, solo exhibitions and professional development support.

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Prizes and awards

Over 2,500 entries were submitted for the 2008 Jerwood Drawing Prize, advertised through a-n, with sixty-three works shortlisted.

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Bombay Sapphire Prize

Carolyn Black profiles the Bombay Sapphire Prize and explores the nuances of commercial sponsorship of prizes, awards and commissions.

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