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.
£47,000 raised for museum acquisitions at the Artist’s Table with Goshka Macuga, hosted by Valeria Napoleone
Attendees included Chloé Creative Director Clare Waight Keller, artist Eva Rothschild and gallerist Kate MacGarry.
CAS Annual Award Winner Elizabeth Price’s new work opens at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
The Daily Telegraph described the two-screen digital video as “the artwork of the year”
Lost work by Paul Nash to be the centrepiece of a new exhibit at the Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool
This watercolour and chalk drawing has been recently been rediscovered having been lost for 40 years
Nathaniel Mellors’ most ambitious film to date opens at the Harris Museum, Preston
Mellors won the CAS Annual Award in 2014 and has created an absurdist drama that uses the control of language as its core theme.
Stephen Sutcliffe and Graham Eatough Win The £40,000 Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2015
Sutcliffe and Eatough will create a film based on the first and last chapters of Anthony Burgess’ Enderby novels, premiering for the centenary of the author’s birth in 2017.