Film Art


A black and white photo of a young boy eating a melon

Curator's Choice: The Cinema of Childhood

Former Edinburgh International Film Festival programmer on the delicate beauty and surprising masterpieces touring the country in his Cinema of Childhood this summer.

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Lynette Wallworth video artwork helps Southbank pull out stops for iconic organ

Lynette Wallworth unveils her new video work at the South Bank this Friday with a visual and acoustic appreciation of organ music.

a watercolour painting, which has been ripped up and pasted together again, of an old barn in a landscape of rolling hills

From Beachy Head to Muggery Pope: John Skoog sees the dark side of Eric Ravilious

Swedish film maker John Skoog's curation of the Towner Art Collection, Near Dark, has brought the sparseness of Scandinavian film to bear on the work of Eric Ravilious.

A photo of an animation showing a man standing in a living room pointing at a television

Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art 2014: Five exhibitions to see

There are 50 exhibitions and 90 events taking place in this year's festival in Glasgow. From forgotten sculptures to absurd animations, here are five highlights.

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Museums at Night 2014: Our guide to Newcastle and Gateshead's Late Shows

From pub crawls and cocktail evenings to farms, flour mills, music and knitting, the Late Shows return to the north-east across more than 50 venues. Here's what to expect.

Sam Heydt, Chrysanthemums (2012)

Aesthetica Art Prize takes contemporary competition hopefuls to York Art Gallery

Chosen from thousands of entrants, work by 100 artists has gone on display at York Art Gallery. See work by some of them in our gallery.

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Life on Mars: Kelly Richardson on NASA, the apocalypse and the north-east

Painters of the Apocalyptic Sublime influence Kelly Richardson's large-scale Mariner 9. Its reception in the north-east, says the artist, has been the highlight of her career.

Travelling theories: Shezad Dawood talks paleocontact, Jung and Phoenician traders

British artist Shezad Dawood premieres a startling new film in Marrakech. Blue-skinned Gods, radical anthropology and the history of trade combine to intrigue interviewer Mark Sheerin.

A pink-tinted photo of a young woman with a spray of light pink mist in front of her

Curator's Choice: Jerwood Film and Video Umbrella Awards' selected artists

The Director of Jerwood Film and Umbrella discusses the up-and-coming talents competing under this year's theme, What Will They See Of Me?

A photo of a woman silhouetted against gates looking out to sea beneath cliffs

Ghost ships and hauntings: Ship to Shore's Art and the Lure of the Sea in Southampton

A fleet of artists including Tracey Emin, Tacita Dean and Yinka Shonibare feature in a dual-site exhibition at John Hansard Gallery and the SeaCity Museum.

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John McEnroe, Michael Jackson and Margaret Thatcher: Cartoon Museum's Spitting Image

London's Cartoon Museum marks the 30th anniversary of the start of the satirical show which shocked and launched careers during the 1980s and 1990s.

A photo of two women enjoying themselves in a room crammed with white balloons

Martin Creed asks What's the Point of It? at the Hayward Gallery

Martin Creed's ambiguity plays itself out through a barrage of balloons and a honking Ford Focus on the Southbank, while a spinning neon threatens decapitation.

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Alexander McQueen and Kate Moss style star casts Bobby Gillespie in Made in England

The directorial debut for Katy England, a stylist for Alexander McQueen who is helping Kate Moss with a range for Topshop, stars her Primal Scream-leading husband.

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David Beckham goes on loan to Football Museum alongside Charlton and Cantona

Sam Taylor-Wood's 2004 portrait of David Beckham sleeping will go on display in Manchester as part of an Arts Council-funded programme at the National Football Museum.

A photo of a scantily-clad woman standing outside a suburban house in America

Mike Kelley's Mobile Homestead Film Trilogy brings Detroit bankruptcy to London cinemas

Late influential American artist Mike Kelley’s series of films follow Kelley as he builds an exact replica of his childhood home - a 1950s suburban house in a Detroit suburb.

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