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Exhibitions

Saatchi Gallery exhibits London’s graduate artists deprived of degree shows

The exhibition forms part of the education programme at the collector’s gallery which has now ‘transitioned into a charity’

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Media & broadcast

Virginia Commonwealth University launches programme dedicated to the art of podcasting

Embedded within the school's Institute for Contemporary Art, the initiative positions podcasting as a crucial skill for creatives

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Art schools

Danish art school on brink of closure after director resigns following misconduct allegations

Open letter from current and former students accuses Fatamorgana's founding director Morten Bo of “unpleasant, degrading, discriminatory” behaviour

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Art market

Tomorrow’s YBAs? White Cube launches series of online exhibitions by London art graduates

Gallery owner Jay Jopling says it is vital to support the next generation during such precarious times

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Education

International art students may be forced to leave the US under Trump's new ICE policy on remote learning

Harvard and MIT filed lawsuits against the US government while the president of CalArts calls the move an act of "political theatre" amid the pandemic

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Art schools

Hunter College art staff protest expected cuts for contract workers that would ‘hobble’ the programme

The school’s full and part-time faculty speak out in defence of college assistants who are at risk of losing their jobs and healthcare

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coronavirus

Britain's young artists had a hard time before the pandemic. What will happen to them now?

Inequality is rife in British society, not least in the arts, where decades of ‘class-cleansing’ policies have made it harder than ever to be an artist and designer

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Art schools

San Francisco Art Institute plans to stay open but suspend degree programmes

School seeks a new business model as well as a partner that can shore up its finances

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Restoration

Glasgow School of Art will be back as a 'working art school' but restoration is mired in delays

Almost two years after fire ravaged the Mackintosh building, debate intensifies over future plans for the site

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Art schools

San Francisco Art Institute considers suspending classes after May graduation

Citing coronavirus tumult, the 149-year-old school says it has failed to find a partner to ensure its financial survival

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Art schools

‘Social Distance Gallery’ gives MFA and BFA candidates a chance to exhibit their work

Instagram offers an outlet for students whose hopes were dashed by cancelled thesis exhibitions

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United Kingdom

UK art schools begin 14-day strike action

Dispute centres on zero-hours contracts, pay devaluation, rising workloads and the gender and ethnicity pay gap

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Openings

Back to school: Massachusetts college museum gets a $12.5m makeover

The free-entry MassArt Art Museum, formerly known as the Bakalar & Paine Galleries, opens this weekend

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Art education

'Taking us back to the dark ages': UK-Europe exchange programme Erasmus hangs in the balance

Art history academics speak out as impending Brexit deadline threatens European partnership

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Photography

JR launches open call on Instagram for his new free photography course

French artist says he will invite Naomi Campbell to school in Paris to help him teach 12 budding photographers

Podcast

Special: is art education in crisis? Featuring Bob and Roberta Smith

As art schools start their new term in the UK, this week’s episode is an education special. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Art schools

Open School East free art school moves into two new venues in Margate

The organisation has relocated to the former home of Thanet School of Arts and Crafts on Hawley Square

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Royal College of Art

Despite Brexit, applications from EU up 12% at London's Royal College of Art

Art and design institution announces five-year plan centred on $108m Battersea base

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Art schools

Director of France's beleaguered national arts academy criticises culture minister for lack of support

Jean-Marc Bustamante has not had his contract renewed at ENSBA, where teachers have been accused of sexual harassment

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Back to bigger better art school: Dartmouth’s Hood Museum of Art to reopen in January

Inaugural shows include a photography exhibition on consent—drawn from student-selected acquisitions

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Disasters & destruction

Can the Glasgow School of Art be saved after second fire?

Anger as focus turns to cause of blaze that ripped through Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s masterpiece

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In the frame

Dressing for dystopia: funky fashion sources in The Handmaid’s Tale

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Acquisitions

American University Museum gets 9,000 works from Corcoran Gallery of Art’s collection

The defunct museum has given the last of its 20,000 works to 22 institutions in Washington, DC

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Frieze New York

Frieze New York pays tribute to the School of Hudson

The maverick art dealer helped to shape New York’s contemporary art scene by finding and supporting some of today's biggest artists

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Artists

Scad honours Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller

Works by the husband-and-wife artists and ten other solo exhibitions are on show as part of deFINE Art at the school’s Savannah museum

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Building projects

Royal College of Art's new £108m campus gets green light and will focus on art, technology and science

Building designed by Herzog & de Meuron will be a centre for robotics and drone technology

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Education

New lease of life for life drawing classes?

Age-old practice is being ‘gradually reinvigorated', but new frontier is seemingly in 3D reprographic skills

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Art schools

Art school under fire for bowing to transgender student complaints

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago has been accused of cowardice and censorship over its treatment of former professor and Henry Darger expert Michael Bonesteel

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Art schools

Gregor Schneider succeeds Tony Cragg as professor of sculpture at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

The controversial German artist takes the reins at one of Europe’s most influential art schools this summer

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MFA Boston is latest museum to shed its art school

The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA), is to merge with the city’s Tufts University this summer

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Art schools

It’s a long way from Black Mountain College

Art schools are at a crossroads as student numbers boom, tuition fees soar and traditional assumptions are challenged.

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Art schools

Gary Hume backs Goldsmiths scholarship

Six undergraduates will receive grants

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Art schools offer online tuition for all

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Lawsuit against Cooper Union comes to an end

The college promises to work toward restoring free tuition

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Art schools

Below-the-radar art graduates feature in New York show

Artists chosen by former Whitney director come from across the US

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Art schools

The art of the teacher: on the work of Hans Hofmann

The artist at last gets the recognition it deserves, says Alexander Adams

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Art schools

RCA to sell Bacon as part of fundraising campaign

Proceeds will go towards new campus in Battersea