A new exhibition opens at Inverleith House later this week as part of the Edinburgh Art Festival, nine months after the gallery closed amid protests from artists and curators. We preview the show and highlight some of the exhibitions, commissions and events included in the festival programme.
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A collaboration between the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds Art Gallery, the Hepworth Wakefield and Yorkshire Sculpture Park has received investment from Arts Council England’s Ambition for Excellence programme.
Talks, tours, seminars, workshops, DIY building, chopping, cooking, eating: just some of the activities undertaken by artists at a-n’s Assembly events throughout May and June 2017. Here we pull together a collection of images from the events in Margate, Liverpool, Bristol, Newcastle and Leeds.
Newcastle University fine art graduate Joy Labinjo has won the £20,000 Woon Art Prize while University of Brighton graduate Oriele Steiner has been announced as the recipient of New Contemporaries’ studio bursary with The Royal Standard and Bluecoat in Liverpool.
Michael Armitage’s vivid and dreamlike paintings are currently on show in his solo exhibition ‘Peace Coma’ at Turner Contemporary in Margate. The Kenyan-born but London-based artist talked to Fisun Güner about how his East African heritage has influenced his work, along with his interest in Western art history and the works of post-Impressionist painter Paul Gauguin in particular.
The Berlin-based artist wins £10,000 in prize money for video work in 20th edition of open prize.
a-n has joined forces with the Incorporated Society of Musicians to create a new collaborative campaign to protect freedom of movement for self-employed artists.
Covering two decades of an essential period of black empowerment in American civil rights history, Tate Modern’s ‘Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power’ is provocative and powerful. Fisun Güner reports.
Arts Council England’s National Portfolio for 2018-22 includes an overall increase in the number of visual arts organisations receiving funding from 121 to 149. We highlight six organisations who will be joining the portfolio and find out what their new status will mean to them.
The new strategy will tackle the growing challenges artists face in sustaining their careers, with a fundamental aim of ensuring policy makers and commissioners value the artist as well as the art.
£100,000 prize presented at ceremony in the Great Court at the British Museum, London, with each of the four other finalists receiving a £10,000 prize in recognition of their achievements.
Made with the artist Jonathan Baldock, the collaborative touring exhibition, ‘Love Life’, takes Punch and Judy as a reference point for exploring the tensions and frustrations of modern domestic life. Emma Hart, winner of the 2015-17 Max Mara Art Prize for Women, talks about the themes of the show prior to her solo Max Mara exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery.
One half of the London-based performance company There There with Dana Olărescu, Bojana Janković argues that the economic pressures more and more artists face are ultimately shaping the kind of work that gets made, especially by emerging artists, with profound and long-term consequences.