After an 18-month closure for redevelopment including a major extension, the Sheffield gallery has trebled its public areas and created a new 262m² gallery. Amelia Crouch reports as it reopens with the group exhibition ‘Liquid Crystal Display’.
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News briefing with national and international stories, including: Paul Hamlyn Foundation awards five-year core funding to two arts development organisations, Edinburgh City Council to reopen museums seven days a week and Creative Scotland’s Open Project Fund awards £830,000 to support cultural activity across Scotland.
Five visual artists have received ‘no-strings-attached’ individual awards of £60,000 each in the annual Paul Hamlyn Foundation Awards for Artists.
Five visual artists and three composers each receive £50,000 ‘no strings attached’ awards to ‘develop their creative ideas’.
Paul Hamlyn Foundation ‘More and Better’ award will enable a four-year project of commissions with local, national and international artists making new work alongside communities of young people from Sheffield.
Speaking at last night’s Paul Hamlyn Foundation Awards for Artists event, author Jeanette Winterson spoke passionately and at length about the true value of art and the need for artists to be supported and encouraged.
Recipients of the 21st annual Awards for Artists, the largest individual awards made to visual artists and composers in the UK, revealed at keynote speech in London.
The recipients of this year’s Paul Hamlyn Foundation Awards for Artists include Turner Prize-nominated filmmaker James Richards.
Founded in 1994, the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Awards for Artists programme has helped some of the UK’s best-known visual artists with no-strings-attached financial support at crucial points in their careers. On the eve of the announcement of this year’s awards, Chris Sharratt talks to the foundation’s head of arts and to 2012 recipient Ed Atkins.
A collaborative investigation into engagement and participation in 12 museums and galleries in the UK, from 2011.