Four artists will receive £1,500 bursary awards through a new project that aims to tackle the lack of accessible opportunities in mainstream arts settings for emerging disabled artists.
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The Belgian artist who came to prominence in the early 2000s with her eerily unsettling horse sculptures takes a new direction with the large-scale works for her current show at Hauser & Wirth Somerset. Fisun Güner talks to her about animal pelts, moulding wax and J.M. Coetzee.
The Glasgow-based painter, who studied and later taught at Glasgow School of Art and was an early member of the committee at the artist-run gallery Transmission, has died of motor neurone disease aged 59.
The artist and writer will receive a £10,000 bursary from disability-led arts organisation Shape Arts and undertake a three-month residency at Baltic, Gateshead.
Sarah Bodman, who writes our monthly Artists’ Books column, picks her top 10 publications of the year including: a Brexit parody starring a Muscovy duck, a wintry evocation of William Blake’s Soft Snow, and a powerful reflection on the devastation of AIDS.
The prize’s jury praised the way the artist explores lived experience “as mediated through technologies and histories”.
A total of over £100,000 in grants will be distributed as part of the Jerwood Charitable Foundation’s 2019 visual arts development and exhibition programme.
A recent event at MAC in Birmingham brought practitioners and curators together to interrogate ‘the (in)visibility of disabled artists’. Anneka French reports on a productively critical discussion.
The winner of the third edition of the annual prize organised by Contemporary British Painting was announced at Huddersfield Art Gallery, where an exhibition of shortlisted works continues until February.