Frida Escobedo, a young Mexican architect celebrated for dynamic projects that reactivate urban space, has been commissioned to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2018.
Tim Knox has been appointed Director of the Royal Collection by Her Majesty The Queen.
Richard Long, the four-times Turner Prize nominee and one-time winner (1989) has been knighted in the Queens New Year’s honours list.
On 5th December, seven new appointments were quietly made to Arts Council England’s (ACE) National Council, its governing board. This included the controversial choice of Elisabeth Murdoch, daughter of media mogul Rupert Murdoch.
The University of Manchester and Manchester City Council have today announced that Alistair Hudson, currently Director of the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (mima), will be the new Director of Manchester Art Gallery and the Whitworth.
The sometime transvestite artist Grayson Perry RA has been chosen to select the 2018 Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy.
Dame Julia Peyton-Jones the former co-director of the Serpentine Gallery in London, for over 25 years, has been appointed Senior Global Director of Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac. Peyton-Jones will take on her ambassadorial and curatorial role on 1 September 2017, and will be based in London, where the gallery opened a new space in Mayfair earlier this year.
Karole P.B. Vail, Peggy Guggenheim’s granddaughter is to take over as director of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice.
The Camden Arts Centre, which is one of London’s leading contemporary art venues, has a new director, the first in 27 years. Martin Clark previously at the Kunsthall in Norway, will take up the post in September, it has been announced. He replaces the highly regarded Jenni Lomax, who is stepping down. Jenni Lomax leaves […]
The Board of Trustees at Arnolfini have announced that Claire Doherty has been appointed as the new Director, following the departure of Kate Brindley in December 2016.
The Watts Gallery Trust has announced that Alistair Burtenshaw has been appointed as the new Director of Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village
The selection of Rotterdam-based Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) as the Manifesta 12 team for urban studies in Palermo, Sicily, has been followed up by the appointment of an international, interdisciplinary team of four creative mediators.