Once in a while it's important to clear out your glory hole
At 1st Venice International Performance Art Week, December, 2012
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
Art First at the London Art Fair
Business Design Centre, Islington
15-19 January, 2014
Ambassador for the ‘What I See’ Project
13 July – 31 August
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 launching this October (see www.whatiseeproject.com) 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.
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.
Eileen Cooper has been made an Honorary Doctor of Arts by Southampton Solent University.
Art First Newsletter
The Poetry of Earth: Drawings & Paintings
13 July – 31 August
The West Gallery
Quay Arts, Sea Street, Newport Harbour
Isle of Wight PO30 5BD
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.
Essay on Translation published by the international online literary journal Asymptote, relating to his forthcoming exhibition Absorption (11 April – 11 May).
Waterlines, a sculpture in Kilkenny blue limestone commissioned from Will Maclean and Marian Leven by the University of Aberdeen for the area in front of the new library.
19 January - 14 April, 2013
Exhibition at the Sir Duncan Rice Library, University of Aberdeen
African Cosmos: Stellar Arts
National Museum of African Arts, Smithsonian, Washington DC
20 June – 9 December, 2012
The ground-breaking exhibition African Cosmos: Stellar Arts is now accompanied by a beautifully illustrated and scholarly publication of the same name, which is available at the National Museum of African Arts' shop. Produced by Senior curator Christine Mullen Kreamer, it also has a contribution by Karel Nel.