The eighth edition of the international Artes Mundi Prize exhibition at National Museum Cardiff features five shortlisted artists from five different countries. Fisun Güner reports from the Welsh capital.
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Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture at the Hepworth, Wakefield, an exploration of the role that women have played in the history of resistance movements at Nottingham Contemporary, plus a series of interventions in the galleries of the Museum of English Rural Life, Reading.
Artist Gary Lawrence’s painting, Kos Town Paradise Hotel Front Terrace, is the visitors’ favourite, chosen from the 60 works on show at this year’s exhibition in Liverpool.
Five recent graduates are shortlisted for the award that includes a £2,500 bursary and a year of mentoring.
In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Banksy artwork self-destructs moments after being sold for £1m sale at auction; Documenta artists protest ‘fascist mindset’ after death of performer Zak Kostopoulos; Isa Genzken wins 2019 Nasher Prize for sculpture.
Although this year’s Frieze London art fair, which continues to Sunday 7 October, feels a little more restrained than usual, there’s still room for wildly odd and raucously sardonic works. Chris Sharratt reports from the Regent’s Park tent.
London-based artist Caroline Burraway’s charcoal drawing takes the First Prize, chosen from 69 works in what was formerly the Jerwood Drawing Prize.
Paris-based artist France Bizot receives £6,000 first prize in competition showcasing 2D and 3D artworks created in pencil, coloured pencil, pastel, graphite and charcoal.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: The Hayward Gallery’s new touring drawing exhibition at St Albans Museum and Gallery; magic, ritual and witchcraft at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; and the inaugural exhibition at S1 Artspace’s new gallery space at Sheffield’s Park Hill estate.
15 short films have been selected for the competition which showcases new cinema and artists’ moving image, with the winner receiving a £1,000 cash prize.
The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize, which was formerly known as the Jerwood Drawing Prize, has announced a shortlist of 69 works by 67 artists for its 2018 edition.
The national programme, which this year is delivered in partnership with Wysing Arts Centre, Eastside Projects, Iniva, S1 Artspace, Spike Island, and Studio Voltaire, provides learning for artists over a ten-month period.
In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Employees at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, demonstrate over contract dispute; grants to individual artists down as National Portfolio Organisations receive three-quarters of Arts Council England’s Lottery grant expenditure; and Bristol-based film culture and digital media centre Watershed announces changes to leadership roles.
Catch up with the opening weekend of Liverpool Biennial 2018 with our look-back at coverage by Narbi Price and Chris Sharratt on a-n’s Instagram.
Winner of UK’s best-known painting competition announced at ceremony at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.
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.
In Brief: News briefing featuring national and international stories including: Home CEO Dave Moutrey appointed director of culture for Manchester; curator Omar Kholeif departs Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago to pursue freelance projects; Australia’s largest contemporary art gallery to be built in Melbourne.
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.
In Brief: News briefing featuring national and international stories including: Tom Holley appointed as new chief executive officer of studio provider ACAVA; two US museums face sanctions for selling artworks to fund operating budgets and expansions; the collapse in GCSE arts subjects gathers pace.
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.