An important group show opens at GoMA in Glasgow this month, which stems from the Contemporary Art Society’s donation of Hito Steyerl’s Abstract (2012) to the museum in 2015.
To raise the profile of one of the pioneers of the British Black Arts Movement, Spike Island, Nottingham Contemporary and Modern Art Oxford are running concurrent presentations of Lubaina Himid’s work from January 2017.
Marvin Gaye Chetwynd performs her first solo show in Scotland at the CCA: Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow, whilst in Edinburgh the Fruitmarket Gallery brings together the work of two of South Africa’s foremost visual artists, William Kentridge and Vivienne Koorland.
Major new work by Glenn Brown acquired for the Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, through the Great Works scheme
The work was made specifically for the museum and is the first piece by the artist to enter into a UK museum collection
The inaugural Hepworth Prize for Sculpture at The Hepworth Wakefield has a highly impressive shortlist (Phyllida Barlow, Steven Claydon, Helen Marten and David Medalla) that makes this exhibition a must-see. In London this year’s Bloomberg New Contemporaries arrives at the ICA having exhibited in Liverpool, giving a good snapshot of emerging trends in art.
CAS acquires John Akomfrah and Kader Attia works at Frieze London for Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art
The two moving image works address themes of colonisation and migration
£50,000 Collections Fund at Frieze to acquire work supporting social change
The scheme will acquire work for Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art that aligns with the museum’s mission for social change, particularly around issues including migration and exile
A founding father of Italian Arte Povera, Michelangelo Pistoletto, will be presenting a solo show of his work at Blenheim Palace from 15 September, exploring the diverse range of his 50 year practice
Curator Samantha Manton creates new display at the Whitworth through the CAS’s Starting Point Fellowship
The Gardener Digs in Another Time, which is on show till 9 October 2016, reflects upon the use of the garden in visual culture as a vehicle for utopian thought and an emblem for an ideal society.
If you are on holiday in Dorset at the end of the summer be sure to drop in on a small but fascinating drawing show at Poole Museum, which includes…
Tate Modern in London is showing Georgia O’ Keeffe, a rare chance to see an American art icon with no works in UK public collections.
The Contemporary Art Society and Frieze London Announce a New Partnership to Acquire Significant Contemporary Work for Regional Museums
The Contemporary Art Society and Frieze London have announced a partnership to purchase a major work at the 2016 edition of the fair for Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art.