Week at a Glance 08-02-13

Liverpool Art Prize shortlist to be announced 

This Tuesday (12 February) will see the Liverpool Art Prize announce their 2013 shortlist. Grafted from a (very) long list of 52 nominees, including last year’s Northern Art Prize winner Leo Fitzmaurice and a trio of our former artists’ of the month in Hannah Bitowski, Jason Wood and Michael Lacey, an exhibition whittled down to four will take place at Metal at Edge Hill Station.

Glam! The Performance of Style opens at Tate Liverpool (pictured above)

Today saw Tate Liverpool’s first blockbuster exhibition of the year open to the public. Glam! The Performance of Style “is the first exhibition to explore glam style and sensibility in-depth” said Tate. Featuring more than 100 art works from the likes of Andy Warhol, David Hockney and Peter Hujar, alongside ephemera and memorabilia of the period, you can read our review soon.

First image released from Lars von Trier’s next film, Nymphomaniac

This week saw the first still from the infamous Lars von Trier’s new flick, Nymphomaniac, hit the ‘net. Starring Charlotte Gainsbourg and, ahem, Shia LaBeouf (yes, THAT Shia LaBeouf), Nymphomaniac is about “the erotic life of a woman from infancy to middle age”. Pretty sober first image then, we think you’ll agree. We expect the film itself will be rather less so.

New My Bloody Valentine record

Formed in 1983, last week saw seminal shoegazers My Bloody Valentine release their first new album in more than 20 years. Imaginatively entitled m b v, you can get your hands on it here.

Contemporary Art Society Starting Point Curatorial Fellowship Scheme 2013

The Contemporary Art Society have issued a call for applications for their 2013 curatorial fellowship scheme. One curator, from “Curating, Museum Studies, Art History and Fine Art graduates across the UK who have been out of full time postgraduate education for no longer than two years”, will be given the opportunity to select works to be part of the University of Glasgow’s Huntarian Museum’s public programme in December.

Posted on 08/02/2013 by thedoublenegative