Tag: Council

Beatriz Cortez’s “Ilopango, Stela A” at Commonwealth & Council – ARTnews.com

Evoking meteorites, igneous rocks, and Mayan artifacts, Beatriz Cortez’s stained, weathered metal sculptures on view at Commonwealth & Council in Los Angeles forge historic and thematic ties between the circulation of geological matter and the movement of people across Earth’s surface. One particularly powerful piece, Ilopango, Stela A (2022), more specifically considers how natural disasters and climate change have altered the course of civilizations ...

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Museum hosts children’s bloomin’ treemendous art exhibition – Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council

Amber Smith's winning entry in the over 10s category. The winners of the Council's annual Britain in Bloom painting competition have been announced. Talented young artists who submitted the best entries in a popular creative competition are looking forward to seeing their winning work go on display to the general public. The Brampton Museum is hosting an art exhibition featuring 37 paintings created by ...

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Singapore’s National Arts Council features Artist Shibigi Rao – ARTnews.com

Printing as a vehicle for social change, and threats to books and libraries are the themes of Singapore’s pavilion at this year’s Venice Biennale, commissioned by the National Arts Council of Singapore. Approaching the subject through the lens of Venice’s centuries-old bookmaking industry, Singaporean artist Shubigi Rao—working with the curator and founding director of the NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore (CCA), Ute Meta ...

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Oxford council launches art competition for city display boards

Artists could see their designs on display boards at big Oxford events as the council launches an art competition. Oxford City Council is inviting everyone, whatever age, to enter, whether existing artist, budding armature or complete novice. There are at least 15 winning spaces up for grabs and the winners could see their art on display at big events including May morning celebrations. The ...

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Bingham Arts Council sponsoring art history presentation this Friday

BLACKFOOT — Award-winning painter J. Ken Spencer will give a presentation titled “A Brief Tour Through Art History” Friday night at the Blackfoot Public Library. “A Brief Tour” offers an overview of artistic movements from throughout history, covering the major artists who drove those movements and the effects that rippled out from their work and changed how we look at the world. “Most people ...

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Shaping art in Exeter – Exeter City Council News

People can help shape public art in Exeter by taking part in a short online survey. The survey will help in the development of an ambitious strategy for public art in the city. Art Work Exeter (AWE) has recently been appointed by the City Council, in partnership with Exeter Culture and Liveable Exeter, and funded by the University of Exeter, to progress the initiative. ...

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Dublin city council takes street artists to court over murals | Ireland

Across the world, public murals have given bursts of cultural and political expression to cityscapes. Some of their creators, such as Banksy, have even become millionaires in the process.But in Ireland, a collective of street artists known as Subset are about to enter a court battle as part of a 10-year “game of cat and mouse” with Dublin city council over three murals, including ...

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North Lincolnshire Council celebrates prestigious arts award win

A project that inspired more people to visit Scunthorpe has been crowned the winner of ‘Best Arts Project’ in the national Hearts for the Arts Awards 2022. The council fought off strong competition from across the UK to triumph for the presentation of artist Luke Jerram’s ‘Of Earth and Sky’. The installation saw local people’s poems appear in a stunning art trail across Scunthorpe, ...

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Museum receives special gift on Arthur Berry’s birthday – Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council

Cynthia Berry, the widow of the Lowry of the Potteries, has kindly donated "The Backs" to the Brampton Museum today, on what would have been his 97th birthday. A masterpiece created by one of North Staffordshire’s most famous artists is now in public ownership at one of his favourite places thanks to the generosity of his widow. Cynthia Berry has today presented the Brampton ...

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