Art First Newsletter
Group show: The Power of the Sea
Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
5 April – 6 July, 2014
Simon Morley In 1914-2014, Anniversary of the Great War Exhibition
Musee Romain Rolland, Clamecy, France
June – December, 2014
Catalyst: Contemporary Art and War
IWM North (Imperial War Museums)
12 October, 2013 – 23 February, 2014
The first major exhibition of IWM’s collection of contemporary art produced since the First Gulf War, including work by Steve McQueen, Langlands & Bell, Miroslaw Balka, Willie Doherty, Paul Seawright, Ori Gersht, Jananne Al Ani, and Jack Milroy.
Eileen Cooper in EMBRACE
The Wilson, Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum
Until 21 April 2014
The exhibition coincides with the loan of Rodin’s The Kiss
Ambassador for the ‘What I See’ Project
Eileen Cooper RA, the first female Keeper of the Royal Academy, speaks as an ambassador for the What I See Project - a digital arts and science project exploring female perception around the world, incorporating online video interviews from female role-models across all walks of life, as well as hundreds of personal viewpoints and discussion forums.
Art First at the London Art Fair
Business Design Centre, Islington
15-19 January, 2014
Art First presents a selection of key works by Wilhelmina Barns Graham, from 1945-1995, newly released by the Barns-Graham Charitable Trust.
Will Maclean and Marian Leven
Will Maclean and Marian Leven have been awarded The Saltire Arts and Crafts in Architecture Award 2013 for their newly completed cairn An Suileachan close to Uig on the Isle of Lewis
Art First at the FNB Joburg Art Fair
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, SA
27–29 September, 2013
Eileen Cooper's work is included in:
Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
1 November, 2013 - 16 March, 2014
Presented to HM The Queen as part of the Diamond Jubilee Gift from the Members of the Royal Academy of Arts.
Commission for Kelso Town Square
Harvey has been announced as the winner of the Sainsbury Public Art Competition, for a major piece to be created at the centre of Kelso, the historic Borders town situated on the banks of the River Tweed.
The commission comprises a monumental stone, its form echoing that of the historic cobbles in Kelso’s main square. Local residents will be selected to inscribe personal messages and their names around the sides of the sculpture.