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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Selected by artists Rana Begum, Sonia Boyce and Ben Rivers, the open submission exhibition will launch at Leeds Art Gallery in September before moving to South London Gallery.
Rana Begum, Sonia Boyce and Ben Rivers will select new and recent fine art graduates for the latest edition of the annual, nationally touring exhibition.
The annual exhibition, which has showcased work by new and recent fine art graduates since 1949, has announced that 2018 submissions will be open to artists from non-degree awarding art education programmes.
Selectors Caroline Achaintre, Elizabeth Price and George Shaw have chosen 47 new and recent fine art graduates for the annual open submission exhibition, which this year will take place in Gateshead and Newcastle.
Three high-profile artists have been announced as the selectors for the annual New Contemporaries exhibition, which showcases new artists from UK art schools.
Laura Robertson reports on this year’s New Contemporaries in Liverpool as part of Liverpool Biennial.
This year’s Bloomberg New Contemporaries exhibition will be selected by Anya Gallaccio, Alan Kane and Haroon Mirza.
This year’s New Contemporaries exhibition in Nottingham reveals that UK art school graduates are conscientious, striving for professionalism and seemingly unwilling to make a decisive break with current established practice. Wayne Burrows reports.
Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2015 announce the 37 artists participating in this year’s touring exhibition, selected from over 1600 applications.
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.
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’: http://culture.org.uk/2014/09/searching-unexpected-treasures-exhibition/ I missed the PV last week, but to be […]
The artists for the 2014 edition of Bloomberg New Contemporaries, which will this year form part of the Liverpool Biennial programme, have been announced.
Kirsty Ogg, the current Curator at the Whitechapel Gallery, is leaving to take up a new post as Director of Bloomberg New Contemporaries.
Rasmus Nilausen, The Florentine, oil on linen, 65x54cm, 2011.
Christopher Thomas reconsiders risk and success in art and blogging.
Gemma Nelson is a young emerging British artist, based in London.
Selected reports on some of the UK’s prizes and awards for artists including cash prizes, solo exhibitions and professional development support.
Over 2,500 entries were submitted for the 2008 Jerwood Drawing Prize, advertised through a-n, with sixty-three works shortlisted.
Carolyn Black profiles the Bombay Sapphire Prize and explores the nuances of commercial sponsorship of prizes, awards and commissions.