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Barbara Walker, Exotic Detail In The Margin#2. Photo: Colin Mills
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Pictures of… Jerwood Drawing Prize 2017 shortlist

69 works by 65 artists have been selected for the latest edition of the UK’s longest-running annual open drawing exhibition, which will also be Jerwood Charitable Foundation’s final year as the show’s key partner and funder.

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Anna Ridler, Wikileaks: A Love Story.
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2017 Lumen Prize for digital art: longlist announced featuring artists from 20 countries

The global award that aims to raise the understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of digital art has announced a longlist of 70 works selected for its sixth edition.

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Joy Labinjo with her work Untitled 3, 2017 as part of Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Prize 2017, BALTIC 39. Photo: North News
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Woon Art Prize and New Contemporaries’ studio bursary recipients announced

Newcastle University fine art graduate Joy Labinjo has won the £20,000 Woon Art Prize while University of Brighton graduate Oriele Steiner has been announced as the recipient of New Contemporaries’ studio bursary with The Royal Standard and Bluecoat in Liverpool.

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Marcus Orlandi Cabinet, courtesy Nunnery Gallery, copyright the artist
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2017 Bow Open Show line-up announced

19 artists from across London-based charity Bow Arts’ 13 studio sites have been chosen for the annual exhibition which this year is curated by East End-based sculptor Alex Chinneck.

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Lubaina Himid, Naming the Money, 2004, installation view of 'Navigation Charts', Spike Island, Bristol, 2017. Photo: Stuart Whipps; Courtesy: the artist, Hollybush Gardens, and National Museums, Liverpool
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Turner Prize 2017: inclusion of over-50s reflects reality of artists’ careers today

Yesterday’s announcement of the 2017 Turner Prize shortlist saw two artists over 50 nominated – Hurvin Anderson and Lubaina Himid – reflecting the recent decision to drop its longstanding under-50 rule. Fisun Güner welcomes the change, arguing that it better reflects the reality of many artists’ careers while also ensuring a particularly strong line-up for this year’s prize.

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Rupert Norfolk, Maquette of Playground, 2017. Photo: Anne Purkiss.
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[email protected] Public Art Award 2017: Playground sculpture wins £10,000 prize

The Royal British Society of Sculptors has announced London-based artist Rupert Norfolk as the winner of its public art and mentoring award.

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