The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Friday, December 26, 2014


Curators announced for British Art Show 8
Lydia Yee and Anna Colin.
LONDON.- Hayward Touring announced the appointment of Anna Colin and Lydia Yee as the curators for British Art Show 8, opening in October 2015 in Leeds, and touring to Edinburgh, Norwich and Southampton. The exhibition is the biggest touring exhibition of contemporary art in the UK art calendar. British Art Show 7 attracted over 420,000 visitors in its tour to four cities in 2010 and 2011. Lydia Yee and Anna Colin were selected by a panel of senior curators from Hayward Touring and representatives of the participating galleries. They bring international experience to the role and have each worked on major exhibitions in the UK, Europe and USA.

The British Art Show is widely recognised as a significant marker of recent developments in contemporary art, unrivalled in its scope and national reach. The exhibition introduces a wide public to a new generation of British artists, providing a vital overview of the most exciting art produced in this country during the previous five years. This time it will tour to venues including Leeds Art Gallery; Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Inverleith House Gallery and Talbot Rice Gallery; Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Norwich University of the Arts, and Sainsbury’s Centre for the Visual Arts; Southampton Art Gallery and John Hansard Gallery (in a major new building in the city centre). This will be the first time the British Art Show has toured to East Anglia.

Anna Colin and Lydia Yee, said, "We are delighted to have been selected to curate The British Art Show 8 and look forward to building upon the show's vital forty year history and expanding its possibilities. We plan to develop the exhibition in close dialogue with emerging and established artists who reflect the complexity of artistic practice today and to foster a lively exchange between the artists, venues and audiences.”

Roger Malbert, Senior Curator, Hayward Touring, said: “For almost four decades the British Art Show has been acknowledged as one of the most important exhibitions of contemporary art in this country. Each edition has captured a unique moment in British art, and this one will be no different. We are delighted that Lydia Yee and Anna Colin have accepted our invitation to curate British Art Show 8. They bring to the role a wealth of experience and understanding of British and international contemporary art. Both have solid reputations as curators and thinkers and we are privileged to be able to share their breadth of knowledge and creative vision with our partner galleries across the UK.”

Lydia Yee is Curator at Barbican Art Gallery. Her recent exhibitions include Bauhaus: Art as Life (2013, co-curated with Catherine Ince), Laurie Anderson, Trisha Brown, Gordon Matta-Clark: Pioneers of the Downtown Scene (2011) and Ron Arad: Restless (2010). She has overseen commissions by Cory Arcangel, John Bock, Ayse Erkmen, Geoffrey Farmer, and Robert Kusmirowski, among many others for the Barbican’s Curve gallery. Prior to joining Barbican Art Gallery, Yee was Senior Curator at the Bronx Museum of the Arts in New York, where she was responsible for the exhibition programme and collection. She was the recipient of the Emily Hall Tremaine Exhibition Award in 2006 for Street Art, Street Life. In 2003, she was the Cassullo Fellow at the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program. She has also contributed essays to exhibition catalogues and publications on artists including Susan Hiller, Gordon Matta-Clark, and Martin Wong.

Anna Colin is a curator and writer based in London. She is a co-founder and co-director of Open School East, a non-fee paying study programme and communal space which launched in 2013 in East London. She is also associate curator at Fondation Galeries Lafayette in Paris. Colin has curated exhibitions and projects in spaces including the Whitechapel Gallery, London; Victoria Gallery & Museum, Liverpool; Le Quartier, contemporary art centre of Quimper; La Synagogue de Delme, Delme; la Maison populaire, Montreuil; Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Turin; CIC Cairo; and The Women’s Library, London. She was co-director of Bétonsalon, Paris in 2011-12, and curator at Gasworks, London, in 2007-10, where she curated group and solo exhibitions with artists including Matthew Darbyshire, Olivia Plender, The Otolith Group, Gail Pickering and Martin Beck.





Today's News

April 1, 2014

Pangaea: New art from Africa and Latin American on view at the Saatchi Gallery in London

Christie's to offer The Raglan Collection: Wellington, Waterloo & The Crimea

Crowds swamp the San Isidro Basilica in the northwestern city of Leon after 'Holy Grail' claim

Christie's to offer works of art from the collection of the Marquesses of Londonderry

An Orson Welles treasure trove, made available by his daughter for auction, almost 30 years after his death

Art Dubai wraps up its eighth and most successful edition to date; Fair exceeded 25,000 visitors

Largest and most ambitious work to date by sculptor Phyllida Barlow on view at Tate Britain

Italian businessman Marcello Di Finizio ends protest on dome of St Peter's Basilica

Rare and important Declaration of Independence on offer at Bonhams New York

Dallas Museum of Art appoints Shyam Oberoi as Director of Technology and Digital Media

White glove sale for The George D. Horst Collection of Fine Art: Auction sets 18 records for artists

Latin American art from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection on view at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

A record is shattered: Asia Week New York sales hit $200 million in nine-day art extravaganza

Curators announced for British Art Show 8

In Dialogue: Viennese Actionism on view at the Museum der Moderne Salzburg

Timeless values of Greek art evoked at Bonhams Greek Art Sale

'Les Girls' jazz age dancing girls to continue run of success for Chiparus at Bonhams

Judith Dolkart appointed Director of the Addison Gallery of American Art

Syria artist sets Guinness record with Damascus mural

Foam opens exhibition of works by Iranian documentary photographer Kaveh Golestan

August Sander and the "hotography of the Present" opens at Pinakothek der Moderne

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Colossal statue of Amenhotep III unveiled on the west bank of the Nile in Egypt

2.- British royals crown New York visit with gala dinner

3.- Missing artwork rediscovered in "Stuart Little" sells for over 200,000 euros at auction

4.- Rossetti's Venus Verticordia soars at Sotheby's in London to sell for £2.88 million

5.- Russian magnate buys, then returns Nobel prize to American geneticist James Watson

6.- Egyptian Museum unveils four newly renovated halls of the famed Tutankhamun gallery

7.- 'The Secret of Dresden: From Rembrandt to Canaletto' on view at the Groninger Museum

8.- Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum reopens after three-year renovation

9.- More than 200 queries about works by possible heirs received on Nazi-era art hoard

10.- Attorney, artist and filmmaker reflects on the seven lessons learned at 2014 Art Basel Miami Beach



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez - Marketing: Carla Gutiérrez
Special Contributor: Liz Gangemi - Special Advisor: Carlos Amador
Contributing Editor: Carolina Farias

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemaria.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site