17 June 2017
The Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2017 has shown flair and diversity in its choice of visual art related honours.
27 January 2017
The UK artist John Akomfrah OBE has won the Artes Mundi 7 art prize. He was chosen from a shortlist of six international contemporary artists.
Paul Black chooses his best exhibitions of 2016 and delves deeper than the blockbusters and often further afield from London.
On October 21st the Artes Mundi 7 Exhibition and Prize in Cardiff opened its doors to the British public, presenting a major exhibition of work from six of the world’s most innovative contemporary artists. Artes Mundi 7 is the UK’s largest contemporary art prize, with the winner receiving the sum of £40,000. The prize is open to artists whose work explores social issues […]
12 October 2016
Turner Contemporary is presenting the exhibition ‘JMW Turner: Adventures in Colour’; and in association with the great British painter’s reflections on light, colour, and the sea, contemporary British artist John Akomfrah OBE presents his installation: the video triptych ‘Vertigo Sea’.