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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The shortlist for this year’s Turner Prize includes painting, film, drawing and installation and features two artists who would previously have been too old to be considered.
Tate Modern and The Hepworth Wakefield are amongst the five nominees for the £100,000 annual award.
A three-man shortlist for the BP Portrait Award 2017 sees a return of the traditional artists’ muse, as the selected artists depict important women in their lives.
Studio platform led by Mirza will receive fully funded residency at FACT in Liverpool and CERN in Geneva, through programme created to transform the way art and science encounters are understood.
12 artists will compete to be named the second Gillian Dickinson North East Young Sculptor of the Year, with the winner receiving £6,500 to make new work.
Six winners are working in museums and galleries based in Buxton, Cardiff, Edinburgh, London and Rochdale and will share £300,000 in prize money.
The Royal British Society of Sculptors has announced London-based artist Rupert Norfolk as the winner of its public art and mentoring award.
Tate, the organiser of the Turner Prize, has announced that the under-50 age limit is to be lifted.
Inspired by model used by law firm Clyde and Co, the scheme will offer professional mentoring and exhibition opportunities to recently graduated and emerging artists.
Proposals by Michael Rakowitz and Heather Phillipson have been selected as the next two commissions for the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square, London.
The Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Art Prize, which offers a £20,000 fellowship based at Baltic 39 in Newcastle upon Tyne as first prize, is open for applications from students currently in the final year of their undergraduate study.
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Arts Council England and Arts Council Korea have announced a cultural exchange partnership to fund 21 performing and visual arts projects in South Korea and England, including an artists’ residency programme.
Four artists each receive £25,000 to create new work and a £5,000 artist fee, plus a 13-week exhibition at Baltic, opening summer 2017.
The artist receives a £10,000 commission to produce a new film work, to be premiered at next year’s Glasgow Film Festival.
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The British filmmaker has been awarded the £40,000 prize for “substantial body of outstanding work”.
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.
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.
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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”.