The selectors of ‘East international 2004’ Neo Rauch and Gerd Harry Lybke, gave the 2004 East award on Saturday 3 July to Justin Mortimer, a London-based artist who studied at the Slade School of Art. Describing Mortimer’s paintings as containing […]
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The scope and applications of art in the public realm continues to grow, with public commissions provided by private developers as well through community-based public programmes. In this month’s round-up, we highlight projects in Bristol, Manchester, Norwich and Blackburn.
Every summer the spotlight falls on Norwich and ‘East international’. Arguably the most prestigious open submission exhibition in the UK, curators, dealers and others visit from far and wide and many of today’s well-known artists launched their careers as a result of participation in ‘East’. But what of the artists for whom the city is home? Paul Stone visited Norwich to find out more.
Gaia Persico, whose work can be seen this month in ‘EASTinternational’ in Norwich, reveals how her working practice – truly international and portable in nature – has grown from her other occupation as a member of an airline cabin crew.