Striking new painting by Claudette Johnson acquired for Rugby Art Gallery and Museum
Johnson was a key member of the The Blk Art Group, a West Midlands-based collective that sought to empower black artists, as well as encouraging young white artists to be more socially relevant in their practice.
The CAS acquires a self portrait by Gillian Wearing for Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, capturing the artist’s state of mind in lockdown
Oil painting is a departure from her usual practice of documentary films and photographs that explore the expression of identity in public and personal spaces.
Works depicting family life by Sunil Gupta, Hetain Patel and Bille Zangewa acquired at Frieze London for the Harris Museum in Preston
The Harris is currently undergoing a £10.7million refurbishment and the works will forma centrepiece of the displays when it reopens in 2024
Glasgow’s GoMA receives a major installation by ceramicist James Rigler through Jackson Tang Ceramics Award
The Artist’s Table – Tai Shani
Turner Prize-winning Tai Shani will use the historic Lavery Studio and contemporary Pavilion for a special screening of her new work, The Neon Hieroglyphs, created earlier this year.