York Festival of Ideas 2015

From 9 – 21 June, York Festival of Ideas will be taking place across the city and on the University of York campus. This colourful and intriguing festival has something to appeal to any age or interest.

Interview with Artist Margery Amdur, Aesthetica Art Prize

American artist Margery Amdur blurs the boundary between painting and sculpture. We speak to the artist about her interest in the embellishment of the everyday and attraction to tactility and repetition.

Athens Digital Arts Festival

This Athens Digital Arts Festival (ADAF) returns to the Theatre Square to present a multidisciplinary programme exploring both the digital and physical properties of public space through various artists.

Interview with Artist Julie Brook, Daiwa Foundation

We speak to British artist Julie Brook about the impact of being shortlisted for the Daiwa Foundation Art Prize and her interests in working with a selection of uninhabited and remote landscapes.

Cornelia Parker, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester

During the wait for the Whitworth Gallery’s grand reopening, Parker busied herself in a collaboration with scientist Kostya Novoselov at the University of Manchester to create a new work.

AAP Talk with Dr James Boaden, University of York

On Thursday 21 May Dr James Boaden, Lecturer in History of Art at the University of York, will deliver the fifth and penultimate edition of the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Lunchtime Talks.

The 46th Art Basel, Switzerland

Artists from across the globe are represented at the 46th edition of the international art show Art Basel, with 283 leading galleries presenting a selection from 33 countries which ranges from key figures of 20th century modernism to new and emerging artists at the forefront of contemporary practice.

Interview with Boo Mitford, Chaos Contained Paintings

Boo Mitford is an artist who comes from a famous line of creative people; the descendant of the famous Mitford sisters is finally releasing her work after 10 years working behind closed doors.

Tricia Porter: Liverpool Photographs 1972-74, The Bluecoat, Liverpool

The Bluecoat presents a series of striking black and white images by Tricia Porter which document the everyday lives of those living in inner city Liverpool in the early 1970s. On display until 5 July.

Review of Sonia Delaunay: The EY Exhibition, Tate Modern, London

The painter Sonia Delaunay (1885-1979) was one of the most creative and groundbreaking female artists of the 20th century and this retrospective at Tate Modern highlights her innovative designs.

Interview with Greg Lulay, Director at David Zwirner, NY

David Zwirner presents a collection of work by celebrated artists John McCracken and Franz West at the annual Frieze New York art fair. We speak to Greg Lulay, Director at David Zwirner.

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2015

In 2015 the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize presents a new section, In Focus, exhibiting previously unseen and recent prints by the award-winning South African photographer Pieter Hugo.

The Catlin Art Prize, Londonewcastle Project Space, London

The 2015 shortlist has been announced for the ninth annual Catlin Art Prize, which aims to promote the work of emerging artists in their first year after graduation from the UK’s art schools.

Review of Tom Lovelace, This Way Up at Flowers Gallery

Tom Lovelace’s interdisciplinary practice challenges the traditional definitions of art forms, breaking down the assumed boundaries between photography, sculpture, performance, and more.

Interview with Cecilia Alemani, Curator of Frieze Projects & Sounds

Frieze New York 2015 sees Cecilia Alemani curate the art fair’s Projects and Sounds programme which features work from Korakrit Arunanondchai, Pia Camil, Alicja Kwade and Xaviera Simmons.

Tamas Dezso, Notes for an Epilogue, The Photographers’ Gallery

Tamas Dezso’s Notes for an Epilogue and Here, Anywhere are on-going bodies of work depicting a time of transition in rural Romania and Hungary following the fall of Communism in the late 1980s.

Doc/Fest Interactive at Sheffield

In addition to the annual Sheffield Doc/Fest, the UK’s leading documentary film festival, Crossover, an international digital media training organisation, will curates Interactive at Sheffield.

Preview of Art15, London

The third Art15 will give an overview of current contemporary practice as well as Modern artworks from established and emerging galleries across Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa and America.

Helena Almeida, Inhabited Drawings, Richard Saltoun

Throughout her career, Portuguese artist Helena Almeida has questioned the limits of traditional media by using her body as the subject of her work.

Anouska Beckwith: Transcendence, Three Squares Studio

Transcendence is the first US solo show to come from British, Paris-based photographer and artist Anouska Beckwith, created in collaboration with young New York curator Andi Potamkin.