david shrigley guest director at brighton festival 2018
Andrew Comben, Chief Executive of Brighton Festival says: "Like Brighton Festival, David Shrigley's work is for everyone. Both powerful and funny, his work manages to navigate ‘high' and ‘low' art and speak to an incredibly wide audience."
kehinde wiley's 'ship of fools' acquired by royal museums greenwich, london
kehinde wiley named in the 2018 time 100
TIME editors have said of the list in the past, "The TIME 100 is a list of the world's most influential men and women, not its most powerful, though those are not mutually exclusive terms. While power is certain, influence is subtle. As much as this exercise chronicles the achievements of the past year, we also focus on figures whose influence is likely to grow, so we can look around the corner to see what is coming."
'claire barclay: deep spoils’ at mission gallery, swansea, wales
mamma andersson nominated for the daniel and florence guerlain drawing prize
luiz zerbini in ‘dreaming awake’ at marres – maastricht, the netherlands
thomas hirschhorn wins the swiss grand award for art / prix meret oppenheim
rivane neuenschwander in 'visions of the earth / the planned world’ at banco santander foundation, madrid, spain
the smithsonian's national portrait gallery unveils official portrait of president barack obama by kehinde wiley
juan araujo in copy, translate, repeat: contemporary art from the colección patricia phelps de cisneros at 205 hudson gallery, new york
stained glass windows by kehinde wiley at bozar centre for fine arts, brussels, belgium
melvin edwards in ‘soul of a nation’ at crystal bridges museum of american art, bentonville, arkansas, USA
david shrigley in ‘sweat & tears’ at animationsfilmfest, frankfurt, germany
Initiated by the Saasfee* Pavilion in Frankfurt, it includes an animation by David Shrigley whose digital animations demonstrate what the artist calls ‘the economy of telling stories', delivering a deftly crafted mix of dark and light through the simplest of forms.