Due to accessibility issues, The Common Guild has decided to close its exhibition programme at its gallery space of 10 years in the city’s west end.
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The winner of the 11th Film London Jarman Award has been acknowledged for her “eclectic and expansive body of work that has explored everything from dreams and mythology to technology and feminism”.
The 2019 a-n Artist Bursaries are now open for applications, with awards of between £500-£1,500 available to a-n Artist and Joint (Artist and Arts Organiser) members wishing to undertake self-directed professional development.
The Birmingham-based artist’s exhibition ‘Vanishing Point’ addresses the underrepresentation of black figures in Western history and presents a new group of works on paper alongside two paintings loaned from the National Gallery. Anneka French finds out more.
Professor Irene McAra-McWilliam, who has been acting as joint interim director, will initially be appointed for one year with a “full candidate search” planned.
The redeveloped City Observatory site on top of Calton Hill will feature a new exhibition space for emerging artists and producers in Scotland, plus a new shop selling unique artist editions and specially commissioned products.
Bristol-based institution is third recipient of £100,000 award designed to enable regional arts organisations to present large-scale exhibitions by mid-career female artists.
Five visual artists receive ‘no-strings-attached’ individual awards of £60,000 each in the annual Paul Hamlyn Foundation Awards for Artists.
UCA Farnham Fine Art graduate wins CVAN South East award aimed at artists based in the region who are in the first year after graduation.
During the occupation of five bridges in London on Saturday the artist was among 82 climate change protesters arrested for obstruction of a public highway.
Membership body representing the UK’s creative industries warns that more clarity is needed on the final relationship and how this will effect ease of movement and trade of services for the creative industries.
Other News In Brief: David Hockney painting breaks record for a living artist; California wildfires threaten cultural sites; and MoMA curator Quentin Bajac leaves to become director of the French national photography museum Jeu de Paume.
London-based Welsh artist wins £30,000 prize designed to recognise a significant contribution to the development of contemporary sculpture.
£1.2m site, which opened in 2015 and featured more than 40 studios, a café bar, a shop and a gallery, has closed due to financial issues.
Hosted by Eastside Projects in Birmingham, over two days the recent Artist Run Multiverse Summit brought together artists from a wide range of projects and organisations to consider the past, present and future of the artist-run sphere. Lydia Ashman reports.
The Glasgow-based artist has had a high-profile 2018, with a survey show earlier in the year, a nomination for the Jarman Award, and a forthcoming solo exhibition at Dundee Contemporary Arts. Jessica Ramm talks to her about practice, ethics and new work that aims to counteract commercial and patriarchal depictions of love, pleasure and bodies.
For the final Assembly event in the current series, a-n was in Cardiff for a day of discussion and debate around how to survive as a creative practitioner. Trevor H. Smith reports.
Just published: To coincide with Trustees’ Week 2018, we’ve published two new a-n Resources guides, written and researched by 2017/18 Clore Visual Artist Fellow Nicola Naismith, looking at why it’s important for artists to be part of the ‘decision making process’ and offering advice and tips on how to become a board member or trustee.
Chicago-based artist Michelle Hartney’s performance at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York calls for museums to do more to educate the public about the darker side of the artists they celebrate.
Four artists have been nominated for the annual £30,000 prize, which celebrates artists and projects that have made a significant contribution to photography over the previous 12 months in Europe.
Sally Tallant, who joined Liverpool Biennial from London’s Serpentine Gallery in 2011, is to move to the New York venue next spring.
In a new a-n Resources profile to coincide with Bobby Baker’s 14–18 NOW commission ‘Great & Tiny War’ – the run for which has just been extended – Lydia Ashman talks to the artist about her experiences of the mental health system and the need to address ‘transgenerational trauma’.