20 September 2016

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Stefan Kalmar To Succeed Gregor Muir As New ICA London Director

The Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) London has appointed Stefan Kalmár as their new Director. He will take up his new role in November 2016, and succeeds Gregor Muir, who joins Tate as Director of Collection, International Art in January 2017. Stefan joins the ICA at an exciting time for the organisation, as it enters the next decade of […]

9 June 2016

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Gregor Muir Appointed Director of Collection International Art at Tate

Gregor Muir (b.1964) has been appointed Director of Collection, International Art at Tate. He succeeds Frances Morris, now Director, Tate Modern, who held the position from 2006. In this senior role, Gregor will lead the development of Tate’s collection of international art and supervise the international acquisitions’ strategy as well as research and advisory roles associated […]

15 August 2013

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Threadneedle Prize 2013 Shortlist For Representational Painting And Sculpture Announced

A special effects artist who has fashioned an ‘urban burka’ from a pair of running trainers, a former artist in residence at the Royal Shakespeare Company who confronts the awkwardness of adolescence, and a Glasgow-based artist concerned with the notion of creativity and isolation are amongst the six artists shortlisted from over 3,500 entries for […]

21 June 2013

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Artist Oscar Murillo Helps ICA Raise Over £100,000

Last night London-based Colombian artist Oscar Murillo helped the ICA to raise over £100,000 at its annual fundraising event, Intercourse 3. Highlights of the event  included the sale of one-off artist-led experiences such as an evening with Gilbert & George and a musical soiree with the artist Raqib Shaw. The event also gave ICA supporters […]

24 January 2013

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The Art World Today: Defections, Disillusion and Copious Cash

The art world is torn between contradictory realities: on the one hand, auctions report record and rocketing prices; on the other, artists defect, critics throw up their hands and their pens, blue-chip names are accused of overproduction, and the middle market is in a process of collapse. At the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) on […]

27 March 2011

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ICA Future Back On Track

“The ICA exists to challenge the foundations of contemporary art”, this is the pledge, from its new Executive Director Gregor Muir, made in an address to members on Saturday. It has been a turbulent 18 months. The sixty plus-year-old institution has pulled itself up from near bankruptcy with a deficit of £750,000 in 2010 to […]