Posts tagged "Art Quarterly"

Acquisitions round-up: winter 2017

8 December 2017

From a spectacular 18th century painting by Canaletto's nephew to a grand piano commissioned by George IV, here are the objects we've helped museums and galleries acquire in the last three months.

Art Quarterly winter 2017 out now

6 December 2017

The new issue includes features on Andreas Gursky and Elizabeth Friedlander; Rachel Whiteread and Whitechapel Gallery director Iwona Blazwick in conversation, and much more.

Acquisitions round-up: autumn 2017

6 September 2017

Find out which works of art we've helped museums and galleries to acquire in the last three months, thanks to Art Fund members and donors.

Art Quarterly autumn 2017 out now

1 September 2017

The new issue includes features on the UK's contemporary art awards, the collector Robert Chipperfield, artist Tove Jansson, opera, and the materiality of faith.

Acquisitions round-up: Summer 2017

12 June 2017

Find out which works of art we've helped museums and galleries to acquire in the last three months, thanks to Art Fund members and donors.

Art Quarterly summer 2017 out now

1 June 2017

In the new issue of our magazine, Marcia Pointon looks at the iconography of The Monarch of the Glen, Martin Coomer profiles the artists representing the UK at this year's Venice Biennale, Ivo Blom looks at Alma-Tadema's influence on Hollywood, Rachel Spence evaluates the history and immediacy of drawing, and Isaac Julien and Peter Doig meet to discuss art, friendship, collaboration and the late St Lucian poet Derek Walcott.

The palace nonpareil

14 March 2017

This exquisite watercolour of Henry VIII’s once-lavish royal residence is of real significance, writes Chris Smith – and its acquisition by the V&A saw the export-stop system functioning at its best.

Looking forward to new ways of working

13 March 2017

A full-scale Museums Review, the late awards from the Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund, and new directors at both Tate and the V&A – the start of spring augurs well for the arts, writes Stephen Deuchar

Acquisitions round-up: Spring 2017

2 March 2017

Find out which works of art we've helped museums and galleries to acquire in the last three months, thanks to National Art Pass members and Art Fund donors.

Museums are the essence of our communities

2 December 2016

Informed by conversations with more than 800 institutions across the UK, the Art Fund has been involved in public consultations on the future of the sector, writes Chris Smith.

What lies ahead for museum curators?

2 December 2016

New research confirms changing priorities across the curatorial profession and the need for new kinds of investment, writes Stephen Deuchar.

An interview with David Shrigley

2 December 2016

David Shrigley's sculpture Really Good is currently occupying the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square. Here he talks about his work, why he doesn't have any tattoos and Brexit Britain.

Essential reads for winter

1 December 2016

From Van Gogh's travels to the golden age of printmaking, here are four books to curl up with this winter.

Art Quarterly winter 2016 out now

1 December 2016

In the latest issue of our magazine, Richard Shone reveals the radical work of Vanessa Bell, Deyan Sudjic celebrates Zaha Hadid's legacy, Gabriel Orozco talks about the significance of the circle, and John Milner writes on how the Russian avant-garde had to 'adapt or die'.

Art Quarterly autumn 2016 out now

1 September 2016

In the new issue of our magazine, William Kentridge talks politics, Rachel Spence calls Caravaggio's style a 'symptom of the counter-Reformation', and Gavin Turk and Joseph Kosuth ask if artists are modern-day philosophers.

How to choose a winner

31 August 2016

The judges’ decision to award Art Fund Museum of the Year 2016 to the Victoria and Albert Museum derived from the convictions of a group, rather than from a strategy, says Stephen Deuchar in his Art Quarterly column.

Our culture, our history and our future

31 August 2016

Art Fund remains steadfast in its commitment to Europe and the wider world and will do all it can to support UK museums and their curators as they seek to develop their collections across the world, writes chairman Chris Smith.

Artists on art: Yayoi Kusama

14 July 2016

As an exhibition of masterpieces that once belonged to painters opens at the National Gallery, we ask artists to name a work that has particularly moved, influenced, fascinated or inspired them.

Artists on art: Linder

4 July 2016

As an exhibition of masterpieces that once belonged to painters opens at the National Gallery, we ask artists to name a work that has particularly moved, influenced, fascinated or inspired them.

Artists on art: David Hockney

23 June 2016

As an exhibition of masterpieces that once belonged to painters opens at the National Gallery, we ask artists to name a work that has particularly moved, influenced, fascinated or inspired them.

Anya Gallaccio on trees and flowers

8 June 2016

The artist's work for the Whitworth, part funded by the Art Fund, will soon be unveiled at Whitworth Park. Here, she talks to Art Quarterly about the role of trees and flowers on her work.

Artists on art: Cornelia Parker

7 June 2016

As an exhibition of masterpieces that once belonged to painters opens at the National Gallery, we ask artists to name a work that has particularly moved, influenced, fascinated or inspired them.

Tate’s new power house

7 June 2016

The Switch House, the extension to Tate Modern that opens on 17 June, responds magnificently to London’s appetite for international modern and contemporary art, writes Stephen Deuchar.

Elizabeth I's portraits: Image and power

2 June 2016

James Hall reflects on the personal and political narratives concealed within the portraits of Elizabeth I, arguably the first monarch to understand the importance of image as a means of projecting power.

Q interview: Pablo Bronstein

4 March 2016

The artist talks to Art Quarterly magazine about how architecture, dance and 18th-century English silver inform his forthcoming Tate Britain commission.

In conversation: John Akomfrah and Beatrice Gibson

2 March 2016

In Art Quarterly, the artist-filmmakers discuss cameras, collage, collectives, Cornelius Cardew and the other ‘multi-layered, multinarrative multiplicities’ that characterise their works.

Funding remains perilous for most of the UK’s museums

1 March 2016

The Art Fund cannot give direct help to every museum and gallery under threat, but we will lobby wherever and whenever we can to stop closures and crises – as can its members, says our director, Stephen Deuchar, in his Art Quarterly column.

Images in motion: The rise of video art

7 January 2016

As the Art Fund launches its Moving Image Fund to support the creation and acquisition of works on film, video and other ‘time-based’ digital formats, Oliver Bennett explores this most mutable of art forms.

Q interview: Peter Blake

9 December 2015

The Pop artist talks to our members' magazine, Art Quarterly, about painting a portrait of Helen Mirren, and explains why he prefers not to paint from life.

Rembrandt: The campaign that never was

3 December 2015

In his Art Quarterly column, our director writes about our aborted campaign to save Rembrant's portrait of Catrina Hooghsaet and considers the complexities of the UK's art export control mechanisms.

Five moving image artists to see

1 December 2015

From the human psyche to modern warfare, here are some incredible contemporary artists who are using time-based media to make sense of the world around us.

Art Quarterly winter issue – out now

30 November 2015

In the winter issue of our exclusive members' magazine Griselda Murray Brown rediscovers Norwegian landscape painting, Oliver Bennett surveys the art of moving image and Peter Blake talks about painting people.

Q interview: Samuel West

2 September 2015

The actor talks to Art Quarterly about his passion for Frank Auerbach's work, which he discovered while playing Hamlet.

In defence of 'free museums'

2 September 2015

In his Art Quarterly column our director, Stephen Deuchar, considers the complexities of the revived debate over museum admission charging.

Art Quarterly autumn 2015 – out now

1 September 2015

In the autumn issue of our exclusive members' magazine Sam West speaks on the wonders of Auerbach, Mat Collishaw talks to Don McCullin, and the terrible truths of Goya's paintings are revealed.

On judging Museum of the Year

8 June 2015

Settling on the shortlist for the 2015 Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year proved a surprisingly harmonious exercise, but judging such awards will always involve subjective choices, writes our director.

Hilary Mantel on Wolsey's angels

2 March 2015

In an extract from her Art Quarterly piece, the Wolf Hall author tells the story of the four renaissance bronze angels made by Rovezzano for the tomb of Thomas Wolsey, but seized by Henry VIII.

Q interview: Darren Almond

16 December 2014

The artist tells Art Quarterly about the influence of literature on his photography practice and talks about his involvement in fig-1, the influential 2001 exhibition at the ICA that presented 50 exhibitions in 50 weeks.

Wedgwood: The power of the public will

2 December 2014

Our director, Stephen Deuchar, reflects on the success of the Art Fund’s campaign to raise funds to ensure the Wedgwood Collection remains intact.

On Romanian culture

15 September 2014

The Romanians who loom largest in the west tend to be hypothetical. There is more to their culture than most of us know.

A Mission to Explain: Post-war German art

3 September 2014

Anselm Kiefer, Sigmar Polke and Gerhard Richter are three of the greatest European artists since 1945. It is no coincidence they are all German, says Charles Darwent.

Q interview: Timothy Spall

2 September 2014

The actor tells Art Quarterly magazine how he learned to paint for his role as JMW Turner in Mike Leigh's Mr Turner.

Autumn issue of Art Quarterly out now

1 September 2014

Post-war German painters, late-peaking artists, and Wedgwood's legacy – all exclusive to Art Fund members in the Autumn 2014 issue of Art Quarterly.

Q&A: Phyllida Barlow

10 June 2014

The artist talks to Art Quarterly magazine about her different approach to sculpture and drawing – and her busy exhibition schedule.

Summer issue of Art Quarterly out now

2 June 2014

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.

Six museums for summer

20 May 2014

Heading off on your holidays? Whether you want to marvel at Michelangelo in Rome or modern art in Rio, we pick out six must-see museums from around the world.

Spring issue of Art Quarterly out now

1 March 2014

Vikings reappraised, Opie on collecting, plus features on Russian art, Auckland Castle and Henry Pearlman's Cézannes – only for Art Fund members in the Spring 2014 issue of Art Quarterly.

Winter issue of Art Quarterly out now

2 December 2013

How to paint a masterpiece, the allure of Sherlock Holmes, and features on Van Dyck, Stanley Spencer and Joseph Wright of Derby – all exclusive to Art Fund members in the Winter 2013 issue of Art Quarterly.

Review: Jeremy Deller's English Magic

30 May 2013

Art Quarterly editor Charlotte Mullins takes in Jeremy Deller's eclectic British Pavilion exhibition English Magic at the Venice Biennale before it heads to the UK.

Passions of the Soul: Rembrandt at the Hunterian

17 September 2012

The Hunterian Art Gallery reopened this September with a major international exhibition centred on Rembrandt's The Entombment. Peter Black, the show's curator, explores the enigma surrounding this intriguing painting.

Jonathan Marsden: Royal Celebration

1 June 2012

To mark the Diamond Jubilee of the Art Fund's Patron, Her Majesty The Queen, Art Quarterly spoke to Jonathan Marsden, who is Director of the Royal Collection as well as an Art Fund Trustee.

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