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.
Some of the 20th Century’s greatest artists will be on show throughout the country this June, from Picasso in Merseyside to Dali in Edinburgh.
2016 Turner Prize Shortlist
Congratulations to Anthea Hamilton, Michael Dean, Helen Marten and Josephine Pryde who have been named on the Turner Prize shortlist for 2016.
In Birmingham John Stezaker curates an exhibition of his own based around Sir Anthony van Dyck’s last self-portrait, whilst Tate Liverpool opens three unmissable shows at once on 18 May.
If you missed Prem Sahib’s acclaimed exhibition at the ICA last year the Grand Union gallery in Birmingham is opening a solo show by the artist this month. Birmingham also sees one of the great American minimalists of the Twentieth century come to Ikon Gallery – Dan Flavin.