East Contemporary Visual Arts Network is one of three organisations to receive a share of over £1,600,000 from Arts Council England’s Ambition for Excellence fund.
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A recreation of a sculpture destroyed by Isis and a scoop of ice cream being eaten by a fly are amongst the shortlist for the next two commissions of the Trafalgar Square sculpture programme.
Artist John Walter wins the Hayward Touring 2017 Curatorial Open with his proposal Shonky: the Aesthetics of Awkwardness.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Richard Deacon wins sculpture prize, Berlin gallerist Barbara Weiss dies aged 56, petitioners demand Saint Louis Museum halts loan of painting for Trump inauguration.
What does 2017 have in store in terms of conferences and events, exhibitions, art fairs and festivals? We take a month-by-month look at what the year has to offer – and we’ll be adding new events for later in the year as they’re confirmed.
Turner Prize-winning artist Ofili to receive a CBE, while Smith and Gander receive OBEs in annual New Year awards.
In November, the London-based artist Heather Phillipson won the £10,000 Jarman Award, which recognises cutting edge, experimental artists’ film. She reflects on the highs and lows of a “mountain range kind of year”.
The Glasgow-based artist, who first came to prominence in the 1990s, this year became the recipient of the newly created Freelands Award for women artists. She shares her thoughts on 12 months that also saw her first substantial show in Scotland for 10 years.
University of Kent graduate Daniel Owusu wins £2,500 bursary and programme of professional development.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Anish Kapoor banned from using world’s most glittery glitter, the second ACE diversity report, and Gdansk community mural cut up and put on sale by British art dealer.
The Brighton-based artists’ group, known internationally for its interactive and game-based artworks using digital technology, has been awarded the US $50,000 prize presented by the Nam June Paik Art Centre in Korea.
A team led by the American light artist Leo Villareal with British architects and urban planners Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, has won the Illuminated River International Design Competition.
The Macclesfield-born artist wins the £25,000 prize and gives an emotional, politically-charged acceptance speech.
The gallery, which reopened in 2015 after a £8million redevelopment, is the only UK venue on a shortlist of 46.
Now in its second edition, Jerwood Open Forest has awarded its 2016 commission to artist Keith Harrison who will explore the links between community, industry, car manufacture and access to nature, in a new installation and performance event for autumn 2017.
The London-based artist and poet is presented with the £10,000 prize at an award ceremony at Whitechapel Gallery.
Four photographers, including Sophie Calle and Dana Lixenberg, have been shortlisted for the £30,000 international prize run by London’s The Photographers’ Gallery.
Serbian artist wins fifth edition of award for emerging artists and receives three-month studio residency at Griffin Gallery next year.
UK-based artists Phoebe Boswell, Rebecca Moss and Andy Holden are among the 21 artists shortlisted for fourth edition of the Future Generation Art Prize.
The London-based artist, who is shortlisted for this year’s Turner Prize, wins the £30,000 biennial award.
Swiss-Italian artist wins £15,000 award for portrait of an 18-year-old Johannesburg schoolboy.
The Baltic Artists’ Award will provide a platform for the work of four emerging artists and celebrate the role of the artist-mentor.
Five visual artists and three composers each receive £50,000 ‘no strings attached’ awards to ‘develop their creative ideas’.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: pocket knife gifts as performance art, visa-dodging artworks for YSP, and LGBTQ histories at British Museum.
Artist Donal Moloney’s painting, Cave Floor, is the visitors’ favourite, chosen from the 54 works on show at this year’s exhibition in Liverpool.