With the announcement last week that James Richards is to represent Wales at the 2017 Venice Biennale, joining Rachel Maclean for Scotland, Phyllida Barlow in the British Pavilion and Jesse Jones for Ireland, Belfast-based curator Hugh Mulholland laments the continuing absence of a Northern Ireland presence at the world’s longest running art biennial.
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The Cardiff-born 2014 Turner Prize nominee has been chosen from a shortlist of three to represent Wales at the 57th Venice Biennale.
Unlimited is to continue to produce new works by disabled artists following funding from Arts Council England for its third programme.
Filmmaker wins 10th anniversary edition of £5,000 prize for recent graduates with video work featuring hand puppets made from latex chicken skin.
Birmingham artist Barbara Walker’s latest collection of drawings explores the often under-recognised role of black servicemen and women in the British Armed Forces.
After seven months of development by East Street Arts, Art Hostel in Leeds is open for business. Lara Eggleton tests out the sleeping facilities and reviews the specially commissioned artworks, decor and furnishings.
The Scottish artist and filmmaker Rachel Maclean is to present a solo exhibition for the Scotland + Venice partnership at the 57th Venice Biennale.
Best known for his paintings using Humbrol enamel, George Shaw’s new show is the culmination of a two-year residency at the National Gallery. Fisun Guner finds out how he has responded to the gallery’s collection and gets some tips on how to rejuvenate the Turner Prize.
The Glasgow artist Kevin Hutcheson died unexpectedly prior to April’s Glasgow International as he was preparing to open a solo show as part of the festival. Friends and colleagues remember this unassuming master of collage and stalwart of the city’s art scene.