The year-long cultural celebration will include the Turner Prize being hosted at the newly refurbished Ferens Art Gallery, plus specially commissioned public artworks and the opening of a new contemporary art space.
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For his exhibition in Glasgow, the London-based, Philippines-born artist traces the global tentacles of neoliberalism through an exploration of objects sold at key auctions over the last 25 years. He explains more to Chris Sharratt, including what drew him to former prime minister Margaret Thatcher’s iconic handbag.
The Turner Prize may have grown lacklustre in recent years and its upper age limit of 50 looks increasingly problematic, but this year’s show at Tate Britain showcases the prize’s strongest shortlist for some time. Fisun Güner reports.
The ‘Points of Departure’ exhibition at the inaugural Estuary biennial explores the sights, sounds and histories of the Thames Estuary through a range of works utilising sculpture, video, photography, performance, and sound. Patrick Langley reports.
The inaugural award for mid-career female artists will see the Edinburgh gallery present a new exhibition by Glasgow artist Jacqueline Donachie.
This year’s Jerwood Drawing Prize continues its reputation for being deliberately provocative in its definition of ‘drawing’, with the top award going to a video piece. Lydia Ashman soaks up the medium’s shifting forms.
The first-ever biennial Estuary festival presents 16 days of art, literature, music and film ‘curated in response to the spectacular Thames Estuary’. Chris Sharratt talks to Kent-based, water-loving artist Adam Chodzko about his latest iteration of Ghost, featuring a specially adapted kayak with room for one reclining passenger.
Serf, the latest addition to Leeds’ expanding workspace scene, offers much more than studio space for artists – it provides a support structure for early career artists at a crucial time in their development. Lara Eggleton reports.
The director of Tate is to leave the role after 28 years to take up part-time position as chairman of Arts Council England.
As part of the Super Slow Way programme in Lancashire, Los Angeles-based artist Suzanne Lacy is bringing the local community together through Sufi chanting, shape-note singing and a banquet for 500 people. Bob Dickinson finds out more.
‘Inside: Artists and Writers in Reading Prison’ is the latest project from arts producers Artangel and sees artists including Marlene Dumas, Steve McQueen, Wolfgang Tillmans and Nan Goldin exhibiting works in the former jail which, from 1895 to 1897, included Oscar Wilde amongst its inmates. Fisun Güner reports on an ambitious and moving exhibition.