I found The Tee Sharps busking in Newcastle town centre, beautiful voices, especially when they harmonise, and a little more rare to see girls busking, (only really just realised that) The busking scene is amazing here, every corner you turn […]
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Sotheby’s auction house in London set a record last night with sales of fine art that raised £130.4m. But while collectors spent millions, the company’s cleaners were demonstrating about their pay and conditions.
Protesters against the closure of the Contemporary Crafts course at Falmouth University took the opportunity to highlight their campaign during the inauguration of Dawn French as the university’s new chancellor.
Despite public protests including a petition attracting nearly 8000 signatures, Transport for London has confirmed the demolition of Eduardo Paolozzi murals.
Students at Wimbledon College of Arts have taken over a lecture theatre for a day to protest at the ‘marketisation’ of art education.
The artist Tania Bruguera is to remain in Cuba to face charges of ‘resistance and disrupting the public order’ after being arrested and detained three times following her attempt to restage her 2009 performance, Tatlin’s Whisper #6, in Havana’s Revolution Square.
As part of an action by Liberate Tate, Jon Snow, chair of Tate’s Members Council has been presented with an edition of Conrad Atkinson’s The Oil Ship for display in one of the Tate members’ rooms.
As part of ongoing protests against privatisation proposals at the National Gallery, staff have organised their own exhibition of work inspired by the gallery’s collection.
Gulflabor, a group of international artists, have stepped up their call for the Guggenheim to enforce stringent labour and human rights regulations in the construction of its Abu Dhabi museum, with a string of public actions.
Stemming from a Freedom of Information request made nearly three years ago about BP’s sponsorship of Tate, next week sees anti-oil sponsorship campaigners and Tate appearing before an Information Tribunal hearing in London.
Performing Stillness Emma Cocker A hugely contrasting text to the first session, Performing Stillness was penetrable, but still challenging, and illustrated with plenty of real life examples. It proposed stillness as an act of resistance, in a contemporary world of […]
AIR Activists join art students and other art-activist groups in act of creative resistance at Tate Britain.