International Curators Forum receive Arts Council fund of £300,000 for Black British Diaspora Pavilion, with ten artists set to exhibit work at Venice Biennale 2017.
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Liverpool’s largest artist-led gallery and studios The Royal Standard is celebrating ten years in the city with a major exhibition featuring 23 artists. Artist, curator and former TRS director Kevin Hunt explains the important role the organisation has for artists in Liverpool and its context in the wider artist-led scene.
Edinburgh Art Festival’s Platform exhibition provides early career artists the opportunity to develop and show work at this high-profile annual festival. Richard Taylor talks with one of this year’s artists whose intriguing commissioned work was built in the Scottish Highlands and fine-tuned through collaboration during residencies in Abroath and Holland.
Turner Prize winning artist Martin Creed has major shows on at Hauser & Wirth Somerset and Park Avenue Armory in New York, has recently played at Glastonbury, and has just released a new album of songs, Thoughts Lined Up. Fisun Güner talks to him about music, art, food phobias and life after Brexit.
A recent symposium held in Glasgow and organised jointly by Glasgow School of Art and Q-Art saw fine art staff, students and industry professionals examine the role of art schools and how they prepare students for life after university. Laura Campbell reports on the issues raised and the possible solutions.
Laura Robertson reports on this year’s New Contemporaries in Liverpool as part of Liverpool Biennial.
The London-based artist Gillian Best Powell, founder of Cor Blimey Arts and Core Gallery in Deptford, has died aged 60.
This year’s Liverpool Biennial is busy, lively and timely, sprawling across 27 sites and featuring a broad range of cleverly realised works. Chris Sharratt reports from the city and selects five highlights.
Wiltshire based artist wins biennial open submission prize, taking home £25,000, with the other prizewinners each receiving £2,500.
Artists Amy Sharrocks and Clare Qualmann have initiated the Walking Women project in order to place women artists within the walking art canon. Pippa Koszerek speaks to them about their practical and utopian mission in advance of their events at Somerset House next week.
Manchester School of Art graduate Becca Halliwell-Sutton has won the £20,000 Woon Prize, hosted by Northumbria University at Baltic 39 in Newcastle.