News briefing with national and international stories, including: Charlie Schaffer becomes first artist to win the Lynn Painter-Stainers Brian Botting Prize twice, Santiago Sierra criticises decision to remove his work from Arco art fair in Madrid, and lecturers at UK art colleges join university lecturers strike over pension plans.
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This week’s selection of recommended shows includes a cabinet of curiosities at Whitechapel Gallery, London, an exhibition inspired by Virginia Woolf’s writings at Tate St Ives, and a reimagining of public sculpture and monuments at Spike Island, Bristol.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Court rules dealer of works stolen by Jasper Johns’ assistant can be charged with racketeering; Manchester Art Gallery puts Pre-Raphaelite painting back on display after outcry; Cornelia Parker’s general election artworks unveiled.
The art dealer who created the Artists Room programme with Tate and National Galleries Scotland has denied allegations made by three women who he worked with between 1997 to 2004.
An open letter has questioned the appointment of Rupert Murdoch’s daughter to Arts Council England’s governing body and called for the decision to be reversed, condemning the appointment as against the stated values of the arts funding body.
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.
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 […]
A weekly briefing featuring national and international news, including: Art institutions join thousands striking over Catalonia referendum violence, ‘naughty’ sculpture blocked by the Louvre, and Tate purchases works by Lawrence Abu Hamdan and Hannah Black at at Frieze London.
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.