LATEST NEWS / 08.04.15

CASS SCULPTURE FOUNDATION OPENS FOR THE SUMMER

— April 2015 Associated media Spring has arrived in the UK and with it the spring opening of the Cass Sculpture Foundation. Anyone who has been there will know what a beautiful, peaceful and yet exciting place this is. An exciting new season of exhibitions and works by artists such as Sara Barker, James Capper, Mark Handforth, Alex Hoda and Piotr Lakomy lies ahead. Wander around the Foundation’s beautiful 26-acre grounds, and enjoy a picnic on the unique interactive sculpture Picnic Grove by the American artist David Brooks. You can also arrange to view the Foundation’s vast archival collection of maquettes and drawings, made by the many artists that the Foundation has commissioned over the past 23 years. &n

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LATEST NEWS / 08.04.15

OUR PICK OF THIS WEEK’S ART EVENTS: 4 – 11 APRIL BY SAM PHILLIPS

Published 2 April 2015 From political art at Nottingham Contemporary to Ravilious’s engravings in Dulwich, here are five shows to see this week. The Curves of a Needle BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne, 3 April – 17 May 2015 What do the German cultural theorist Theodor Adorno, the jazz space-cadet Sun Ra and the Turner Prize-winning British video artist Elizabeth Price have in common? A new group show at Baltic’s Newcastle project space. Adorno, it transpires, was an original vinyl enthusiast, publishing a 1927 essay, Curves of a Needle, about the potential of record players. The exhibition takes its title from the essay, and uses it as a departure point to consider vinyl as a social signifier, craft object and id

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