Winner of UK’s best-known painting competition announced at ceremony at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.
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The fourth round of the Art Fund’s New Collecting Award sees £300,000 distributed in order to enable each selected curator to develop a new collection for a museum.
Seven artists in total, including one collaborative partnership, have been shortlisted for the £10,000 prize which celebrates the work of the UK’s artist filmmakers.
For his exhibition ‘Fellowship of Citizens’ London-based Icelandic artist Saemundur Thor Helgason is promoting a lottery set up to help fund a campaign to bring about the idea of a basic income for each person in Iceland. Laura Davidson visits the show at arebyte Gallery and talks to Helgason about his plans.
Five artists have been shortlisted for UK’s longest-running painting prize, which is celebrating its 30th edition and 60th anniversary year.
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g39 in Cardiff, PS2 (Paragon Studios / Project Space) in Belfast, Sheffield’s Site Gallery and University of Edinburgh’s Talbot Rice Gallery are the recipients of a new award that encourages emerging artists to stay in local areas after graduating.
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Nominated for the 2018 Turner Prize and a recent recipient of the European Culture Foundation’s Princess Margriet Award for Culture, the London-based independent research agency Forensic Architecture is making political and cultural waves with its evidence-based work. Chris Sharratt talks to artist and filmmaker Simone Rowat, one of the group’s 15 team members.
Chosen from a shortlist of eight, London-based artist Anna Reading has won the Mark Tanner Sculpture Award 2018-19.
New Zealand artist Luke Willis Thompson has won the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2018 with his 35mm film of Diamond Reynolds, autoportrait.
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London’s Griffin Gallery is to close after six years to make way for a new White City based interdisciplinary project space, Elephant West, which is due to open autumn 2018.
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The annual open submission exhibition for new and recent graduates will this year launch at Liverpool Biennial before moving to London in December.
Five museums have been shortlisted for this year’s Art Fund Museum of the Year prize with the winning museum set to receive £100,000 in prize money.
The shortlist for this year’s Turner Prize, which will be exhibited at Tate Britain, has been announced and includes three individual artists and the collective, Forensic Architecture.
The 60 paintings were selected from over 2,700 entries by a panel of jurors consisting of the artists Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Lubaina Himid MBE, Bruce McLean and Liu Xiaodong, and curator Jenni Lomax.
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The London-based artist is the seventh winner of the award, a collaboration between Whitechapel Gallery and the Max Mara Fashion Group.
The largest supporter of disabled artists worldwide announces its latest round of awards with 13 artists receiving a total of £120,000 to develop new work and ideas.
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Five artists have been announced for the biennial award, which recognises a British or UK-based artist of any age, at any stage in their career, who have made a significant contribution to the development of contemporary sculpture.