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A Q&A with… Wolfgang Buttress, Hive artist

The Nottingham-based artist Wolfgang Buttress attracted huge media interest with The Hive, his bee-inspired sculptural installation for the 2015 Milan Expo UK pavilion. Wayne Burrows speaks to him about the work, currently on display at Kew Gardens, and BEAM, a companion piece on show at this year’s Wirksworth Festival.

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Forest art works: new commissions, renewed partnership

As the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail celebrates its thirtieth year with the unveiling of two new commissions, Arts Council England and Forestry Commission England have announced a new four year partnership to expand and extend the reach of their Forest Art Works programme.

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En’Light’en – Creating Dynamic Healthcare Environments

This is a record of a research and development project funded by the Arts Council, uniting artistic practice with scientists, academics, architects and health professionals. The projects focus is the influence of environment on human experience and wellbeing.

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Visualising your work – Sharing the knowledge

As part of my Professional Development Bursary, I am keen to spread the new knowledge and skills gained during my recent completion of two courses. This week I met with a group of art students in Newcastle and I was able […]

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10/04/16 Final Visit

The final trip to Spurn brought realisations of how you can get so distracted in the materiality of objects rather than fluidity of your surroundings. I found myself seeking out plastics in a place they really shouldn’t be, I wanted […]

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13/03/2016

This art was made the day after spurn hosted a ‘Beach clean’ therefore the art is much more organically based as I use the existing land around me rather than synthetic waste. The lack of litter is brilliant for the […]

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Our post-war public art: questions of taste, time and commissioning

Out There: Our Post-War Public Art focuses on the period 1945-85 including 1972’s City Sculpture Project, which saw artworks temporarily sited in eight cities across the UK. After attending an event featuring Sculpture Project artists Garth Evans and Liliane Lijn, a-n Writer Development Programme participant James Steventon considers the notion of ‘shelf life’ in public art.

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2016 New Year’s Honours: Situations’ Claire Doherty receives MBE

The founder and director of Situations Claire Doherty has been recognised in the 2016 New Year’s Honours list for her outstanding contribution to the arts in the public realm, while artist Phyllida Barlow and Henry Moore Foundation director Godfrey Worsdale also receive honours for services to the arts.

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2015 – How was it for you? #1: Claire Doherty, Director, Situations

This year has seen the Bristol-based public art commissioning organisation, Situations, present one of its most ambitious and high-profile events yet with Theaster Gates’ Sanctum project. In the first of our end of year series, its director looks back on a ‘breakthrough’ year and looks forward to more support for public art that is ‘temporary and unfolding’.

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