I’m pleased to say that last Friday I successfully transported my completed sculpture from studio to foundry. This involved a number of party balloons in order to gently support the upper sections over the numerous potholes and speed bumps that […]
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I ran my crowdfunding campaign (to help with foundry costs to cast my sculpture in bronze) with nothing but preliminary drawings, maquettes and digital visualisations of the piece in situ. Bearing in mind that in the past my art has […]
So farewell, penguin. Metaphors, having served their purpose, should not hang around, especially when another one is needed. My first campaign raised funds for my exhibition ‘Companion Pieces’ at no format Gallery, Deptford in 2018. In this short post I […]
This blog will serve as a record of the steps I take to realise a bronze sculpture for the lawn of Sandham Memorial Chapel
More News In Brief: Tetra Pak heirs donate £10m to Royal Academy art school; Metropolitan Museum of Art gives coffin back to Egypt after discovering it had been looted.
The news that the Anglo-Dutch fossil fuel firm has not renewed its corporate membership of the National Gallery was discovered through a Freedom of Information request by the campaign group Culture Unstained.
Other News In Brief: Glasgow’s Centre for Contemporary Arts now set to reopen on 22 October; vandals deface San Francisco murals with Trump slogans; calls for museums and cultural institutions to re-assess ties with Saudi Arabia; Documenta 14 obelisk to continue to be displayed in Kassel despite being removed from original site.
Amsterdam museum ends sponsorship deal with British-Dutch oil and gas company after its current six-year contract, which ended in July, was not renewed.
40-page formal complaint document has been emailed to the London based museum, recommending that the Science Museum Group ends its relationships with oil giants BP, Shell and Statoil as soon as is legally possible.
Survey of cultural workers highlights risks of receiving sponsorship from unethical businesses, with potential issues including damage to an organisation’s reputation, censorship of artwork and ‘artwashing’ to improve public image.
Inspired by model used by law firm Clyde and Co, the scheme will offer professional mentoring and exhibition opportunities to recently graduated and emerging artists.
A recent one-day conference in London organised by Julie’s Bicycle explored how arts organisations can act on climate change and environmental sustainability. Jack Hutchinson reports.
The art-activist campaign group Platform says protests against BP will escalate following the oil giants announcement of new sponsorship deals with the British Museum, Royal Opera House, the National Portrait Gallery and Royal Shakespeare Company.
A new report from the Art Not Oil group claims to reveal BP’s influence over exhibition content, events and gallery security procedures, with the Museums Association set to investigate.
Controversial corporate sponsorship by oil and gas company set to end in 2017, with campaigners calling for other galleries to follow Tate’s example.
Hi everyone. Who can we apply to, to obtain Sponsorship for our show at the Milan Triennale this year? We need to cover costs of transport of sculpture and paintings from London to Milan and back. Also for another show […]
Platform-London’s unauthorised Deadline Festival at Tate Modern, in protest at BP’s sponsorship of the arts, has unsurprisingly been met with restrictions from the venue but its organisers plan to carry on regardless.
Artist Raoul Martinez, twice nominated for the BP Portrait Award, joins nearly 300 cultural figures in rejecting oil sponsorship of the arts.
Tate has released figures showing the level of sponsorship it has received from BP from 1990 up to the end of 2006, following a three-year legal battle by campaigners.
As part of an action by Liberate Tate, Jon Snow, chair of Tate’s Members Council has been presented with an edition of Conrad Atkinson’s The Oil Ship for display in one of the Tate members’ rooms.
Stemming from a Freedom of Information request made nearly three years ago about BP’s sponsorship of Tate, next week sees anti-oil sponsorship campaigners and Tate appearing before an Information Tribunal hearing in London.
A round-up of recent shortlists, winners and awards.
Lucy Kimbell looks at how artists and arts organisations can work with businesses and the pros and cons of such collaborations.