Art education

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'Wealthy collectors should put more money into art schools than auctions to keep the industry alive'

In stark comparison to recent staggering auction-house results, educators are struggling to maintain funding, says our columnist Melanie Gerlis

After 25 days, strike ends at New York’s New School and Parsons School of Design

The longest adjunct faculty strike to date in the US is over after instructors and administrators finally reached a tentative agreement on a new contract

'Systematically underpaid': arts courses across UK grind to a halt amid nation's biggest university strike in history

Lecturers across the country are protesting university workers’ pay, pensions and working conditions

Tate veterans launch free—and paid—curating course, aimed at those from less-affluent backgrounds

Students of the one-year New Curators programme will cover all aspects of the profession and get the chance to organise a major show at South London Gallery

Can this ‘art world outsider’ draw in an art-curious YouTube crowd?

Hosted by a science writer and actor, the Getty’s "Becoming Artsy" video series ditches the traditional documentary delivery of art history in favour of emotion, drama and fun

Islands that were home to artist Andrew Wyeth become classrooms

Two tiny islands off the coast of Maine have been sold to nearby Colby College, which is using them for climate change research and artistic fellowships

San Francisco Art Institute closes as fate of $50m Diego Rivera mural hangs in limbo

Following years of financial hardship, the university has announced it will become a nonprofit, but it is unclear how it will handle its famed Rivera mural

Deborah Swallow retires as Courtauld director after 18 years

During her tenure she oversaw a £57m redevelopment of the London university's campus

Lisson Gallery and digital platform Circa will fund scholarships at London university

The bursaries support Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students on postgraduate courses in the arts at Goldsmiths

Russianews

Teacher at prestigious Moscow art school accused of abusing his underage students

Court has ordered the arrest of Viktor Yelizarov after more than ten former pupils came forward with allegations against him

After UK government slashes arts education funding it is now offering £10m extra cash—for a lucky few institutions

A select group of 16 specialist colleges, including the Royal College of Art and the Courtauld Institute of Art, have been given a lifeline

CCS Bard receives $50m endowment from museum founder Marieluise Hessel and billionaire George Soros

The donation is part of a $1bn endowment campaign to shore up the liberal arts school's finances

UK government approves 50% funding cut for arts and design courses

Education secretary Gavin Williamson says money will be directed towards Stem subjects

Royal College of Art students launch virtual gallery of works that were 'lost or damaged' during lockdown

More than 150 students have complained but only two students have so far made a claim, college officials say

Museum directors and art school leaders demand that UK government ‘scraps cuts to arts education’

"Art is essential to the growth of this country," say 300 art world figures and academics in open letter

Uproar as UK government plans to cut funding for arts education by 50% to prioritise 'high-value subjects'

Artists express concerns and the Public Campaign for the Arts launches a petition as the consultation on the planned budget cuts to higher education ends today

Christie’s supports charity delivering art history lessons for students at UK state schools

Art History Link-Up chief says subject is a rare offer at state schools because of cuts and teacher shortages

TikTok and masterpieces on tour: London's National Gallery reveals plans leading up to 200th birthday in 2024

Five-year strategy pledges to ramp up digital content and send historic paintings on UK "community tours" to mark bicentenary

Brexitnews

Huge fee hikes for EU students who want to study art in the UK come into force from September

Visa issues and increased red tape could also deter European Union applicants, warn university leaders

Asserting a quest for more equity, the Met introduces its first crop of fully paid interns

Students talk about their career goals and how being compensated proved to be an incentive

UAEnews

First MFA programme and new Arab art centre boost Emirates art scene

New York University Abu Dhabi's postgraduate art course will start next autumn and cost $140,000 over two years

European academies issue joint manifesto to protect freedom of arts

Signatories of the “Berlin Manifesto” include the Académie française and Arts Council England. It has been endorsed by Wim Wenders, Ken Loach and A. L. Kennedy among others

Art marketanalysis

The art market is more neoliberal factory farm than finely balanced ecosystem: now is the time to 'rewild' it

The Covid-19 crisis presents an opportunity for artists to reclaim power from the institutions that buy, sell and show their work

As autumn looms, US art schools prepare for students’ return amid the pandemic

From online lessons to outdoor classrooms, universities are attempting to make studio practices safe, but some students say the class quality does not match the steep tuition

San Francisco Art Institute says it is reinstating degree programmes

Decision follows the resolution of contract disputes with tenured faculty and an infusion of funds

Unemployment crisis looms over thousands of academics as casual contracts are axed or postponed by UK’s top arts universities

Black and minority ethnic staff at institutions including Goldsmiths and the Royal College of Art are particularly affected

Solange's creative agency spotlights work of Parsons School of Design graduates in online festival

Graduating fashion students will collaborate on a new 3D work with artist Jacolby Satterwhite as end-of-term exhibitions are cancelled due to coronavirus

Africanews

Artist Amadou Sanogo plans Bamako arts centre to mentor young talent

Expected to open in 2022, Makoro will house studios for Malian artists under 30, workshops for school children and exhibitions