A site-specific art trail opens this weekend in one of London’s ‘Magnificent Seven’ cemeteries. We find out more from project curator Jane Millar.
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The UK is set to become the ‘world’s largest outdoor gallery’ this summer as art will be on display across tens of thousands of billboards up and down the country.
Locus+ is celebrating 20 years of innovative visual arts projects and publications by launching its first ever fund-raising Print Portfolio at the Venice Biennale. We find out more from Director and Founder Jon Bewley.
While the measles outbreak has been getting all the headlines, Swansea’s Art Across The City has been brightening up the place with a series of works in the public realm. We sent Cardiff-based artist Kathryn Ashill back to her hometown for a guided tour.
In a time of austerity, it’s become more important than ever for the visual arts to articulate their value to society. But, asks Claire Doherty, Director of arts producers Situations, what forms of evidence should be produced and whose criteria are we to use?
An Arts Council England Grants for the arts award is enabling the volunteer-run Macclesfield Barnaby Festival to develop a series of site-specific art commissions over two years.
Egyptian-born Sam Shendi has won the [email protected] Public Art Award, receiving £10,000 towards the cost of producing his large-scale sculpture.
A new report from public art think tank ixia highlights a significant fall in the size and value of the sector in England.
The artist Bob and Roberta Smith believes that the withdrawal from sale of Banksy’s Slave Labour mural sends a clear message about art in the public realm, from graffiti to Henry Moore sculptures.
In partnership with ixia, artist Hannah Hull is presenting a series of events in Newcastle, Bristol and Birmingham for socially-engaged artists who want to be part of a ‘hyper-local critical support network’.
Mark Wallinger has unveiled a series of 270 works that will hang in each station of the London Underground.
Over two years since it was commissioned, Anthony McCall’s contribution to Artists Taking the Lead is yet to materialise. But beyond the obvious issues around public funding and value, what does a project like this say about contemporary art and its relationship to audiences?
A new award invites artists to use creative technologies to ‘surprise, challenge and engage audiences’.
Beacon Art Projects Lincolnshire commissioned artists to create work for historic rural sites during October. We report from the launch.
Art Across the City is an exhibition of contemporary art across Swansea. Project manager Gordon Dalton and artist David Marchant discuss this celebration of publicly-sited work.
A new public realm exhibition organised by CCA Derry-Londonderry provides an alternative path through the city.
Turner Prize-winning Glasgow artist Susan Philipsz talks about her Timeline sound installation at the opening of the Edinburgh Art Festival.
As part of The National Trust’s Playful Landscapes contemporary art programme, London Fieldworks re-imagine the lost architecture of Clumber Park and an aristocratic menagerie.
As Edinburgh Art Festival opens, we take a look at the programme of new commissions that is exposing the city for audiences new and old.
In the lead-up to the 15th edition of London’s longest running arts festival, we talk to artist-curators Hew Locke and Indra Khanna about this year’s sports-free programme.
A series of sculptural works, sound installations and community events under the umbrella PARK ART in Haringey launches across green spaces in the borough.
Anyone fond of the question ‘but is it art?’ will have a field day if they visit Jeremy Deller’s Sacrilege during the Olympics, but they will probably have a bounce on it too.
Indian graphic novelist brings his work to the UK for the first time with projects in London and Glasgow.
The Polish Language Project, a mobile billboard exhibition from Art Moves, the festival of art on billboards, will be coming to West Midlands from 13-18 July.
Last week’s Olympic Art Review conference looked beyond the headline-grabbing Arcelor Mittal Orbit to explore the social, cultural and economic agendas behind London 2012’s Art in the Park.