Summer issue of Art Quarterly out now
Guest editor Cornelia Parker presents David Batchelor on black and white, a spotlight on Glasgow and the Ikon's early years – all exclusive to Art Fund members.
Parker's opening editorial leads the reader through an issue inspired by her own work. Her monochrome room at this year's Royal Academy Summer Exhibition prompts David Batchelor's feature about black and white art, as well as an interview with Christian Marclay, whose work will feature in Parker's RA room.
Also exclusive to Art Fund members, curator Jonathan Wakins' reflects on the Ikon Gallery's formative exhibitions during the turblent 1980s, while Martin Myrone explores the history of the toby jug in anticipation of Tate's exhibition of British folk art.
The Preview section features comprehensive listings for current and upcoming exhibitions in the UK and beyond, while this month's Spotlight highlights Glasgow's dynamic art scene.
Art Fund director Stephen Deuchar praises Cornelia Parker, this year's Museum of the Year shortlist, and the public response to Save Van Dyck, while Ben Luke interviews chairman David Verey, who will be standing down from his position in July following a highly successful tenure.
The review of works supported by the Art Fund this quarter opens with a groundbreaking medieval manuscript, described by British Library curator Kathleen Doyle, with further highlights including a collection of John Piper's paintings of Snowdonia and a unique cabinet decorated by Whistler.