Amsterdam museum ends sponsorship deal with British-Dutch oil and gas company after its current six-year contract, which ended in July, was not renewed.
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The recent ‘Hope to Nope’ exhibition at The Design Museum ended in controversy earlier this month when artists and designers removed their work in protest at the museum hosting a private hire event by an arms manufacturer. One of those activist groups to remove their work was the artist-run organisation Keep It Complex, who share here what they learned from the experience.
Announcing the recipients of a-n’s latest professional development bursaries which will enable 25 members to benefit from advice from one of five visual arts mentors, and a further 15 members to remotely access a series of coaching sessions with an accredited coach.
From community projects to land work, Jeremy Hastings has used his many travels and itinerant lifestyle to share skills and learn from landscapes to create painting and photography. Richard Taylor finds out more.
The directors of more than 20 UK arts festivals, including the Edinburgh International Book Festival, Womad and Manchester International Festival, are calling on the government to reform its visa system for visiting artists and ensure that the country remains culturally open and international.
Blackpool is one of the most deprived areas in the UK, so what challenges does that bring for the gallery’s new curator, formerly co-director of Manchester’s The International 3 gallery and Manchester Contemporary art fair? Laura Robertson visits the seaside town to find out.
A survey of Berlin-based artists by the Institute for Strategy Development found that female artists are worse off than men, with many facing considerable barriers such as a significant gender pay gap and regular sexual harassment.
Tributes have been made for the writer and teacher John Calcutt, who was programme leader of Glasgow School of Art’s influential Master of Fine Art programme from 2007-2017.
A group of 27 artists and art lecturers are taking the National Gallery to tribunal following their dismissal last year, in a bid to prove that they were employees rather than freelancers. ‘NG27’ member Richard Stemp argues that the case has important implications for all artists and those working in the arts.
Rebecca Huggan takes on her new role during a period of change, with the Newcastle-based arts organisation seeking to secure a new permanent base for its artists’ studios and exhibition programme.
A much-loved and admired member of the a-n team, digital manager Eleonora Schinella died on 5 August after suffering from a rare bone tumour. She will be greatly missed.
The collaboration between Arts and Humanities Research Council, Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Arts Council England will explore the difference made by the arts and culture, encouraging organisations to use its evidence in their work.
The campaign co-founded by a-n and the Incorporated Society of Musicians has published a new report based on a survey data from over 1,600 respondents.
The national programme, which this year is delivered in partnership with Wysing Arts Centre, Eastside Projects, Iniva, S1 Artspace, Spike Island, and Studio Voltaire, provides learning for artists over a ten-month period.
When artist and writer Alistair Gentry first shared his experiences of depression earlier this year it resulted in a flood of private feedback and led a-n to commission a series on artists and mental health for our Resources section. Drawing on the conversations he’s had with artists and arts workers, he argues for more openness about mental illness and wellness in the arts.
To mark the end of her time as the 2017-18 Clore Visual Artist Fellow, an initiative supported by a-n, Nicola Naismith presents an A-Z of what the year-long experience has taught her about leadership and being an independent artist.
The Bradford-born artist’s current exhibition ‘The Sun Never Sets’ at Huddersfield Art Gallery draws on his childhood memories of living in Bangladesh while also exploring the impact and legacy of colonialism. Fellow painter Narbi Price asks the questions.