With recent high-profile appointments of women in the visual arts, from Frances Morris as the new director of Tate Modern to Sarah Munro at Baltic, gender equality and the underrepresentation of female artists in the UK’s major art galleries has been put in the spotlight. Dany Louise speaks to female gallery directors who are making sure that the issue gets the attention it deserves.
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Illma Gore is facing a potential lawsuit from US presidential candidate Donald Trump’s legal team over the potential sale of her painting, Make America Great Again, which is currently on show in London.
As Troy Town Art Pottery moves from its first home at Open School East down the road to an outbuilding on Hoxton Street, founder and artist Aaron Angell speaks to Pippa Koszerek about his motivations and future plans for the London-based pottery.
Curated by Bergen Kunsthall director Martin Clark, the Art Sheffield 2016 festival is alive with the city’s industrial and political history, with gallery spaces and culturally significant sites hosting newly commissioned and older works. Cathy Wade feels the reverberations.
At the recent Art Is… event at Tate Modern, the Freelands Foundation gathered together a cast of artists, educators, gallery directors and more to present a series of talks and discussions about the idea of socially useful art, the importance of art education, and the role of creative freedom for artists. Fisun Guner reports.
London-based artist and filmmaker wins £25,000 prize to fund the making of new work to be exhibited in Amsterdam in 2018.
This year’s Glasgow International sprawls across 75 venues, features the work of over 200 international and local artists, and features a curatorial theme focusing on the city’s post-industrial status. Chris Sharratt reports.
Recipients of the latest round of a-n bursaries have been announced, with over £32,000 awarded to a-n Artist members to support research trips to countries including Ukraine, China and USA.
As City of Culture 2017 approaches, Hull’s longest-running artist-led gallery leaves its premises of 19 years to make way for new £36 million music and conference venue.
The recently published white paper on culture, the first since Jennie Lee’s 1965 Policy for the Arts, was hailed by culture minister Ed Vaizey as presenting a “bold new vision”. Mark Robinson begs to differ.