The London and Mull-based artist Charles Avery discusses his ongoing project, The Islanders, and its evolution for a new site-specific commission as part of this year’s Edinburgh Art Festival.
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Now in its 15th year, for 2015 the annual temporary pavilion at the Serpentine Gallery is designed by Spanish architects SelgasCano. Julian Vigo asks the pair about the thinking behind their colourful, playful structure.
In a piece originally published as part of a-n’s 2015 Degree Shows Guide, Artes Mundi director Karen MacKinnon discusses the wider possibilities of the degree show for artists developing a socially-engaged art practice.
Since 2003, In Certain Places has been developing new and unusual art projects for the city of Preston. As the UCLan-backed organisation opens its doors for a short exhibition of work by four emerging artists, Bob Dickinson discovers more about its sociable approach to public art.
The Curating the Campus symposium, held to mark the launch of the University of Leeds’ Public Art Strategy, brought together speakers from across the UK to discuss commissioning and presenting public art on campus. Amelia Crouch reports.
Major new sculpture commission to be installed in the Royal Forest of Dean in summer 2016.
Vote Art has seen artists such as Jeremy Deller and Bob and Roberta Smith using art to encourage people to vote through a series of billboards across the country. On the eve of tomorrow’s general election, Laura Harris argues that the project demonstrates worrying tendencies in both contemporary art and parliamentary politics.
This bank holiday weekend sees Glasgow awash with exhibitions and events in artists’ homes as part of the second annual Openhouse Art Festival, while at the opposite end of the country Brighton’s artists are also opening their doors.
Art in Bearpit, curated by Hand in Glove, launches the first three months of its participatory public programme in Bristol’s iconic sunken roundabout.
Details of the 15th annual pavilion at London’s Serpentine Gallery, which is this year designed by Madrid-based architects SelgasCano, reveal a polygonal structure covered in a translucent, multi-coloured fabric membrane.
For the Art Across The City public art programme in Swansea, Glasgow-based artist Michael Stumpf has sited three sculptures in an amphitheatre in order that they can have ‘a debate about the nature of their thingness’. Chris Sharratt finds out more.
Brighton-based artist Joseph Young is presenting his Revolution #10 project to MPs and their guests at the House of Commons on 11 March. He explains the genesis of the project and what it’s like to stand around in the street dressed like a politician.
The latest sculpture for the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square, Hans Haacke’s Gift Horse, has been unveiled.
A new YouTube video from the street artist Banksy shows a series of new works in bomb-damaged Gaza.
The west of England sculpture trail has announced it will celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2016 with a series of new temporary and permanent commissions.
Art in Bearpit is a new programme of temporary art works for a public realm, community-led regeneration scheme in Bristol city centre, produced by the artist-led group Hand in Glove. Pippa Koszerek reports.
Despite public protests including a petition attracting nearly 8000 signatures, Transport for London has confirmed the demolition of Eduardo Paolozzi murals.
The artist Alex Hartley has won the Arts Foundation’s £10,000 Art in the Elements award, chosen from a shortlist of four.
The winners of The Arts Foundation’s annual awards will be announced later this week, with this year’s fine art category throwing a spotlight on artists who make objects, interventions and installations out in ‘the elements’.
Our series looking at Digital R&D Fund visual arts initiatives continues with NetPark, a project instigated by Metal in Southend-on-Sea and produced by artist and curator Simon Poulter.
A 10 metre high lightning bolt by artist S Mark Gubb has been unveiled as a new permanent beacon in Cardiff city centre.
In collaboration with Ikon gallery, Birmingham-born artist Gillian Wearing has immortalised a local family, consisting of two sisters and their children, in a bronze artwork sited in Centenary Square outside the new Birmingham Library.
South Korean artist Koo Jeong A has been commissioned by Liverpool Biennial and Liverpool City Council to design a skate park in Everton made with luminous concrete.
A temporary artwork commissioned by Cumbria’s Eden Arts for the top of England’s highest mountain has been destroyed by an act of vandalism.
The latest leg of artist Eve Mosher’s HighWaterLine project, that works with local communities to visualise the effects of climate change by mapping areas at risk of flooding, launches today in Bristol.