From Cample Line in rural Scotland to collective Myvillages, artists are reconsidering their relationship to ‘the rural’ – Tom Jeffreys via Frieze

Sean Burns reviews Fierce Festival 2019 – via Frieze


Cash-strapped schools in deprived areas across the UK have been particularly hard hit by the shift away from the arts. Chris Sharratt reports – via Frieze

A new report highlights the key role commercial galleries must play in achieving gender parity in the arts. Hettie Judah reports – via Frieze

A new report released by the Freelands Foundation has found that while more women (66%) are enrolling in postgraduate study in the creative arts and design this figure is effectively reversed for commercial gallery representation. In 2018, 68% of artists represented by major commercial galleries were men. – report via Frieze news desk

A new exhibition at Birmingham’s Ikon Gallery feels at once reminiscent and foreboding. Aurella Yussuf reviews the Ikon Gallery exhibition – via Frieze

Tom Emery considers the re-opening of Eastside Projects in relation to the gentrification of Birmingham – via Frieze

Tom Emery profiles artist Melanie Jackson for Frieze magazine. Jackson’s exhibition, Deeper into the Pyramid, is showing at Grand Union until 21 April.

Hettie Judah reviews Reality Dimmed at Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, for Frieze.

Emilia Terracciano reviews Ikon’s Sheela Gowda solo exhibition in Frieze magazine.