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Bristol-based commissioning agency Situations has announced a national programme of live events and workshops looking at how international approaches to public art programming have developed during the past decade.
Suspended from the station’s Grade 1 listed Barlow Shed roof, David Batchelor’s newly commissioned public art work is unveiled at London’s St Pancras International as part of the latest Terrance Wires installation.
The Canal & River Trust has announced an ambitious programme of contemporary art as part of its Arts on the Waterways programme.
A £10m programme to commemorate three key dates from the first world war will see new works by Anya Gallaccio, Richard Wentworth and Carlos Cruz-Diez.
A three-and-a-half-metre wide excavation will create a wound in the Norwegian landscape, symbolising the sudden and tragic loss of the 2011 Utøya massacre.
Yoko Ono, Andy Goldsworthy and Pablo Bronstein are among the internationally renowned artists commissioned for the third edition of Folkestone Triennial.
A skeletal, riderless horse and a 10-metre-high thumbs up are confirmed as the latest works to take their place on the Fourth Plinth in London’s Trafalgar Square.
LOCWS International announces its next programme of temporary public art commissions, with 13 new works from artists including Jeremy Deller, Bob and Roberta Smith and Ross Sinclair.
a-n’s popular professional development programme, designed to give artists and visual arts freelancers the confidence and know-how to move their practice and projects forward, continues into 2014 with a series of seminars and workshops in Manchester, Stoke-on-Trent and Leicestershire.
Leading ‘contemporary miniaturist’ Imran Qureshi has completed the latest Art on the Underground commission, celebrating 150 years of London’s underground tube network.
The 9th Battle of Ideas, initiated by The Institute of Ideas, saw a panel of critics and public art producers debate whether much of public art is actually an insult to the public.
Following a public consultation, Conrad Shawcross has been selected to create a new commission for Dulwich Park in south London, to honour and replace a stolen work by Barbara Hepworth.
A panel including the artist Richard Wentworth, art collector and patron Robert Hiscox and Yorkshire Sculpture Park’s Director of Programmes Clare Lilley, have been debating who should fund public art and what its role should be.
Without warning or ceremony, yesterday Newport City Council demolished an historic Chartist mural in the city centre. Neil McNally, who has been involved in the campaign to save the mural, was there when it happened.
Kenneth Budd’s 35-metre long Chartist mural in Newport city centre took another step nearer to being demolished after the Welsh Government’s historic environment service rejected a bid to have the mural listed.
A shortlist of six artists has been announced for the next two Fourth Plinth commissions for Trafalgar Square.
The ten artists shortlisted for the Art Across the City 2014 Public Art Open Submission have been announced, ahead of the latest instalment of the 2013 programme in Swansea next month.
A series of recently unveiled artworks commissioned for Cardiff Airport hope to improve its battered image and help promote tourism, business and the Welsh economy.
Followers of @an_artnews composed over 100 tweets in a lively debate sparked by the Art Everywhere project.
The UK-wide Art Everywhere project, which sees art on billboards and posters across the country, has been launched at an event in Shepherd’s Bush, London.
Today saw the unveiling of the new commission for the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square – and as usual the sculpture has ruffled a few feathers.
Two years on from the Oslo terrorist attacks, as an international competition for a memorial to the events is launched, Claire Doherty, Director of Situations, considers the implications of such a brief.
In the run up to Edinburgh Art Festival, Gordon Dalton speaks to some of the artists participating in this year’s tenth-anniversary edition, as well as Director Sorcha Carey about the impact of the publicly-sited commissions.