Tate Modern director Frances Morris said the New York-based artist, who is known for her work addressing issues of race, gender and violence, “fearlessly tackles some of the most complex issues we face today”.
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A selection of the week’s best shows, including: three artists address concepts of borders at Void, Derry; Franz West’s abstract sculpture at Tate Modern; susan pui san lok’s exploration of the folklore of witchcraft at Firstsite, Colchester.
More News In Brief: Axel Rüger appointed new secretary and chief executive of Royal Academy; Tate Modern wins privacy case brought by owners of £4m flats; New York art dealer Mary Boone sentenced to 30 months in prison for tax fraud.
30 blocks of ice will go on display outside Tate Modern and Bloomberg’s European headquarters to coincide with meeting of world leaders at the COP24 climate change conference in Katowice, Poland.
A short reaction to Christian Marclay’s ‘The Clock’ on show at Tate Modern, London, 14 September 2018 – 20 January 2019.
Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: Anni Albers’ at Tate Modern, the inaugural exhibition at Manchester’s Rogue Studios, and an exploration of regret by Tom Hackett at the Storefront, Luton.
With Frieze London and Frieze Masters taking place in Regent’s Park, this week the a-n team has been busy posting images on Instagram from events across London, including the opening of the Art Licks Weekend, 1:54 Contemporary African Art, Sunday Art Fair, ‘Survey‘ at Jerwood Space, Tania Bruguera’s Turbine Hall commission, and Frieze London itself.
Five recommended shows from across the UK, ranging from a debut Scottish solo show at Glasgow’s Transmission Gallery to Christian Marclay’s world-renowned film installation The Clock at Tate Modern, plus exhibitions in Bristol, Southampton and Birmingham.
In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Canadian artist writes open letter in response to censorship of transgender themed work; celebrity secret postcard art sale for Dulwich school; Statue of suffragette Emily Davison unveiled in Morpeth; Tate Modern appoints new senior curator for photographic art.
This week’s selection of must-see shows includes: ‘Herstory’ at Touchstones, Rochdale featuring a selection of work by women artists from Turin-based Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo’s extensive collection; an exploration of the art of the Weimar Republic at Tate Modern; and the culmination of Tai Shani’ s four-year ‘Dark Continent’ project at The Tetley, Leeds.
Following a call-out asking artists to submit their ‘preparations, patterns, neuroses, speculations, and procrastinations that surround the production of art in the studio’, the four-day Inventory of Behaviours event at Tate Modern saw these submissions turned into instructions that were carried out by volunteer artists, students and members of the public. Trevor H. Smith explores the value of the transitional space between not making and making art.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes abstraction and photography at Tate Modern, video and sound collage at Dalby Forest in North Yorkshire, plus site-specific installation at Mellerstain House, Gordon on the Anglo-Scottish border.
The artist, who identifies as a ‘queer working class female artist’, says in a resignation letter that she has quit due to comments made by Tate director Maria Balshaw.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international news, including: Louvre opens in Abu Dhabi; former Stedelijk Museum director Beatrix Ruf claims she resigned over a ‘misunderstanding’.
A selection of exhibition highlights for the week ahead including: Paula Rego at Jerwood Gallery, Hastings, Ilya and Emilia Kabakov’s installations at Tate Modern, London, and Turner Prize-winner Susan Philipsz at Baltic, Gateshead.
A selection of exhibition highlights for the week, including: Sheela Gowda in Birmingham, Kate Davis in Edinburgh and Tate Modern’s ‘gut-punch of an exhibition’ documenting art in the age of Black Power.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international news, including: Baltimore removes all its Confederate monuments; London garden bridge project abandoned; new gallery and events space opens in Aberdeen.
Covering two decades of an essential period of black empowerment in American civil rights history, Tate Modern’s ‘Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power’ is provocative and powerful. Fisun Güner reports.
A selection of recommended exhibitions for the week ahead, including shows in Edinburgh, Manchester, Norwich, Stoke-on-Trent and London.
This week’s selection includes photography and mixed-media sculptures of body parts in London, silk worms in Macclesfield and weaving in Margate.
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.
This week’s selection includes architectural drawing in London and painting in Edinburgh, plus assemblages and video in Birmingham.