Lubaina Himid has approached the fanfare surrounding her Turner Prize win with characteristic low-key charm and generosity. Sonya Dyer hails her influence and achievements and hopes she will now be properly recognised as a contemporary artist making vital work today.
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Next Saturday the 09/12/2017 I will be exhibiting (and selling) items from Transformations: Actions to Matter / Matter to Actions at the Yami-Ichi, Tate St. Ives.
Venue:Tate St. Ives
Date:December 09, 2017 at 12:00 AM
Location:South West England
On 23rd September 2017 I visited the Tate Britain to see an exhibition of Rachel Whiteread’s work. I have been interested in the processes behind the making of her works, particularly the way in which ordinary objects are cast and […]
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Yesterday’s announcement of the 2017 Turner Prize shortlist saw two artists over 50 nominated – Hurvin Anderson and Lubaina Himid – reflecting the recent decision to drop its longstanding under-50 rule. Fisun Güner welcomes the change, arguing that it better reflects the reality of many artists’ careers while also ensuring a particularly strong line-up for this year’s prize.
The shortlist for this year’s Turner Prize includes painting, film, drawing and installation and features two artists who would previously have been too old to be considered.
Tate Modern and The Hepworth Wakefield are amongst the five nominees for the £100,000 annual award.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: £15,000 appeal to revive nude sunbather statues; Ceri Hand appointed director of programmes at Somerset House; French presidential candidates reveal proposals for art and culture.
Tate Britain’s new show, ‘Queer British Art 1861 – 1967’, features work by artists including Francis Bacon, Keith Vaughan, Evelyn de Morgan and Glyn Philpot, alongside queer ephemera, personal photographs, film and magazines.
Tate, the organiser of the Turner Prize, has announced that the under-50 age limit is to be lifted.
New Arts Council England chair Nicholas Serota makes his first speech at the No Boundaries conference in Hull, setting out his priorities for the organisation.
TATE Britain, London On the 3rd June, 2016; I went to visit London, along with friends (artists in their own different ways), to spend the day visiting art galleries and other activities that interest us. We went to visit Tate […]
Tate Britain’s biggest-ever David Hockney retrospective features bite-sized chunks of each phase of the Yorkshire painter’s expansive output. Fisun Güner finds the fastest-selling show in Tate’s history topped and tailed by brilliant, keenly observed work, but short on surprises.
Current Director of the Whitworth, Manchester and Manchester City Galleries will succeed Sir Nicholas Serota who is stepping down after almost 30 years in the role.
The current director of Whitworth Art Gallery and Manchester Art Galleries is expected to take the top job at Tate.
‘This Is An Art School’ project, offering the public free studio workshops, launches the Tate Exchange Associates programme of over 100 events.
This year saw Frances Morris become director of Tate Modern and in June the gallery’s £260m extension, The Switch House, opened to positive reviews. She reflects on what has personally been an “amazing year” while lamenting a period in which “respect for difference and individuality” has been vigorously attacked.
The Macclesfield-born artist wins the £25,000 prize and gives an emotional, politically-charged acceptance speech.
This week’s selection includes an investigation into the social origins of the collective consciousness in London, a futuristic medical room in Cambridge and Tracey Emin and William Blake in Liverpool.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Criticism over title of National Gallery Singapore fundraising event, Marina Abramović ordered to pay €250,000 to former co-creator Ula, and Nick Serota says residents overlooked by Tate Modern extension should get net curtains.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: MoMA creates digital image archive of all its exhibitions, odds on next Tate director, and new UK arts minister’s first speech.
The director of Tate is to leave the role after 28 years to take up part-time position as chairman of Arts Council England.
A first glance response to several exhibitions visited in London
Tate Modern’s new Switch House extension finally opens to the public on Friday. Fisün Guner takes a tour of the 10-storey building and is thrilled with what she finds but left wanting more.